Mechanical Engineering Technician at the University of Leeds


Leeds - Main Campus


Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences


School of Mechanical Engineering


Institute of Thermofluids


Technical Support


Grade 6


£30,487 to £36,024 per annum

Working Time

35 hours per week

Post Type

Full Time

Contract Type


Release Date

Wednesday 10 July 2024

Closing Date

Sunday 04 August 2024

Interview Date

To be confirmed




Candidate Brief (PDF)

Are you an experienced in mechanical engineering support? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of one of the Leading Mechanical Engineering Schools in the country?  Do you want to make a difference to world class teaching and research activities?

The School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds is globally renowned for its teaching and research, ranked 1st in the Guardian university league tables 2018. Our laboratory technicians play a vital role in supporting academics, researchers and students, and have the opportunity to be involved in ground-breaking projects.

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to join our team and support research, teaching and general activities within our Thermofluids laboratories. You will hold a BTEC level 4, a HNC or an apprenticeship in a Mechanical/ Electrical engineering discipline, OR have equivalent practical work experience. You will also have good knowledge of mechanical assembly practices and experience of manufacturing components.

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Please note that due to Home Office visa requirements, this role may only be suitable for first-time Skilled Worker visa applicants if they are eligible for salary concessions. For more information, please visit:  For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. For more information, please visit:

What we offer in return

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Mr Sam Flint, Lead Technician

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 2185 or email: