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Electrical Coil Winding Technician

Engineering

Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £32,348 to £43,414 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 January 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  ENG306122X1

An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join a team of mechanical engineering technicians associated with the Power/Electronics & Machine Controls Group (PEMC). 

Duties will include: 

  • To wind bespoke motors and generators along with inductors and assist in the winding of larger complex rigs with the Senior Winding Technician. Electrical winding of AC stators, inductors, transformers, and permanent magnet motors using a CNC coil winding machine and proven hand winding skills. Look to develop new and innovative processes to wind bespoke and cutting-edge motors and generators. Develop jigs and fixtures to aid and improve the winding and build process. Personally engaging in commissioning test rigs with specific but not exclusive
     emphasis on establishing an operational rig in pre-determined time scales. 
  • Work with researcher group members to assess designs and offer advice of alternative engineering solutions to achieve the design objectives. Controlling the calibration certificates/maintenance & schedules for the diverse range of equipment used within the PEMC Group. 
  • Carry out prototype testing on development motors/generators and report findings to research team members for analysis. Liaising with members of academic staff and researchers connected to the UTC to advise on rig and experimental programme matters. 

Candidates should have a HNC in a relevant subject or equivalent qualifications, alternatively, candidates should have substantial experience in a relevant role. A flexible approach and the ability to communicate well are both essential as is a competent knowledge of both AC and DC electrical machines. Some knowledge of CAD is desirable. Experience of experimental rigs and/or data acquisition is highly valued.

The post is offered on a permanent, full time (36.25 hours per week) contract. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to John Hinchliffe. tel: 0115 748 6382. Or email john.hinchliffe@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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