Job Description: 

  • Perform practical work in a safe and controlled manner to ensure both quality of work and the safety of yourself and others
  • Oversee preparation and finalisation of experimental investigations
  • Support with experimental investigations
  • Support the analysis and report on results of experimentation
  • Support the production of prototype designs based upon experimentation results
  • Manufacture prototypes for visualisation as well as test purposes
  • Manage suppliers to ensure ordered parts are delivered on schedule, to cost and to specification
  • Provide regular update on progress to line manager
  • Ensure that Tribosonics is a healthy and safe working environment
  • Conduct work for Tribosonics in a professional manner
  • Assist with other tasks as requested, including being responsible for the laboratory or office on a rota basis
  • Play a role in improving the company.

Performance indicators:

  • Follow works procedures carefully
  • Results are both accurate and repeatable
  • Results recorded in a clear manner and well documented
  • Compliance to H&S regulations and Tribosonics practices
  • Read and understand risk assessments
  • Prepare lab/workshop with correct materials and equipment
  • Pack away materials and equipment after testing
  • Source materials and equipment from suppliers
  • Carry out testing
  • Recording of data/findings
  • Take responsibility for testing documentation
  • Be professional if carrying out work on client sites
  • Carry out data processing
  • Plot results in suitable formats (Excel)
  • Care taken with data formatting
  • Assist with the writing of reports
  • Data and results sufficiently documented and archived so they may be used in the future
  • Research other solutions and carefully document findings
  • Brainstorm possible solutions
  • Sourcing components from bill of materials
  • Carry out machining on milling machine and lathe
  • Manage the process of outsourcing more complex machining tasks
  • Prototypes are to be of high quality
  • Create method statements, risk assessments
  • Create packing lists and resource sourcing
  • Support line manager during industrial visits.

Personal qualities the candidate must have:

  • An interest in engineering
  • Determination to succeed
  • An interest in solving problems.

Skills required:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good IT skills (able to do word processing, use spreadsheets, send and receive emails and use the internet)
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Some experience working with hand tools.

Employer description:

Tribosonics is a transformational technology business taking its unique sensing technologies into uncharted and valuable territories, to deliver scale and impact. We drive transformation at scale by combining our unique sensing technologies with a value driven commercial problem-solving approach. This enables us to extract smart, targeted data that delivers significant value for business and industry.

Things to consider:

Please ensure that you are able to travel to this employer.

Qualification Requirements:

Degree Apprenticeship entry requirements
A minimum of two A-Levels at grade B or above, including a mathematical based subject and a science, technology, engineering or an additional mathematics related subject; an Engineering BTEC Level 3 with 120 credits at distinction or merit level; or equivalent qualifications such as Cambridge Technicals. Plus five GCSEs at grades 4 to 6, including mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering related subject.