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CNC Laboratory Specialist (CNC Laboratory and Workshop)

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-435

Job description / Role

Job Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UAE University has a vacancy for an experienced CNC Lab Technician (Machinist) to join the department immediately and support world leading research and teaching.

You will be expected to be hands on expert in the CNC laboratory and also in the conventional workshop and capable of delivering highly specialized technical support to the students and research group in the design and manufacturing. Experience and expertise will be required in mechanical assembly of experimental apparatus along with experience in CNC machinery, CAD and CAD/CAM software.
You will provide training, guidance and specialist advice on laboratory techniques and testing to students and staff who will use this facility to conduct research. This will also include oversight for ensuring that appropriate safety procedures are followed in the laboratory.

Minimum Qualification

The successful applicant should be educated to BSc degree level, High Diploma or equivalent industrial experience. Good organizational skills are essential, together with the ability to understand and explain diverse technical and design problems to staff and students.


Preferred Qualification

You should be able to design, specify and manufacture, as appropriate, a range of mechanical parts/systems to a high degree of precision. You should also be able to program a CNC machine (both turning and milling) and implement the program. You should be also able to identify technical problems in CNC machines and solve the minor ones.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

CNC programming and machining, Drafting and design software, 3D printers works, Conventional workshop

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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