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Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre - Specialist Mechatronics Engineer (teaching experience not essential)

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Want to become part of a team to train the next generation of Engineers?

Specialist Mechatronics Engineer (teaching experience not essential)
Salary: Up to £37,588.00 per annum
Holidays: 42 days
Located in Harlow in newly created Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre
Full and Part Time hours available

The NEW £11million Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre (HAMEC) opened in January on Harlow College’s campus. This is a major investment for Harlow and will increase the number of skilled engineers and apprentices required not only in the local area but in the region. HAMEC provides not only educational progression opportunity, but also an opportunity to work on ‘live’ commercial projects.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and talented Engineering staff to join the growing Engineering team at Harlow College. This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your skills and inspire the next generation by working in Further Education.

If you have a Level 3 qualification or equivalent in Engineering or HNC/HND (or equivalent), strong communication skills and passion for mechatronics, this could be a perfect job for you. There is no teaching qualification required as College will support you in obtaining a teaching or assessing qualification.

Key skills and experience:

  • Mechatronics
  • Hydraulics
  • Electronics
  • Pneumatics
  • PLCs
  • 5S methodology
  • Kaizen
  • Lean manufacturing

The successful candidate can expect investment in their personal and professional development as well as an excellent benefits package including 42 days annual leave plus bank holidays and an excellent Pension Scheme (Teachers’ Pension Scheme)

Still unsure if this is the right role for you? Contact Tom Stokes on 01279 868178 for an informal discussion.

If you are looking to work within a challenging and fast paced organisation whereby we believe all our people, both staff and students, have the potential to succeed in whatever they set their minds to then this is the role for you. This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As a College we pride ourselves on the progress our students make and on the career opportunities we provide.

Harlow College is in the top 1% of colleges for vocational and academic progress. This means our students perform better than students studying at 6th form or colleges elsewhere. We have some fantastic links with industry that give our students a head start on the careers ladder. These include:

  • Employer Sponsored and Apprenticeship programmes with Stansted Airport, the Harlow Group, Smiths Aerospace (Harlow) and BTL Precision
  • Progression opportunities for Higher Apprenticeships and Degrees with GlaxoSmithKline, Anglia Ruskin University and the University Centre Harlow
  • Supported internships and links to work for our students with learning disabilities
  • Industry standard resources, including salons, restaurants, broadcast facilities, a theatre, recording and multimedia studios, Category C Biohazard Science labs, Healthcare mobility suite and a new purpose built Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre (HAMEC).

The £11 million Harlow Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Centre (HAMEC) is a major investment for Harlow and will inspire and train the next generation of engineers. HAMEC focuses on key engineering areas including Advanced Manufacturing, Operational Maintenance, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.

Equipped with state-of-the-art industrial equipment, the Centre will provide technical, professional and Apprenticeship training, as well as industry updating. The new Centre is a major investment for Harlow and will increase the number of skilled engineers and apprentices required not only in the local area but in the region. There are currently over 13,000 vacancies in the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sector across Essex.

The College has also gone into partnership with Stansted Airport to develop a flagship Technical and Professional Skills Centre at Stansted Airport. The £11 million Centre at Stansted Airport will be Uttlesford’s first College and will open in September 2018, providing specialist further education tailored to fill skills gaps in STEM subjects in particular but also in specific airport areas including Aircraft and Airport Engineering, Business Studies, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Asset Management, Hospitality and Customer Service. It will have purpose built, industry standard facilities providing training for 500 young people per year.

The College is looking for staff to work in the above mentioned areas as well as:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Electrical and Electronic engineering
  • Operational & Plant Maintenance

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