This Laboratory Technician position will mainly provide day-to-day technical and operational support to the recently established ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Research Laboratory (AMRL) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS). The technician will work under the supervision of the Lab Manager. In addition, the person in this position will maintain the organization and functionality of materials and science teaching laboratories (MSTLs) operated by the MEMS Department.
Work will primarily involve the operation, modification, assemblage, maintenance, repair and calibration of equipment located in AMRL and the MSTLs. The state-of-the art high tech facilities of the AMRL house several additive manufacturing systems (i.e. 3D printers) and other equipment that are worth more than $5 million. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and ensuring the effective and safe operation of the laboratories and the activities and experiments. This will include, but is not be limited to, keeping track of and archiving inventory, ordering and purchasing supplies to ensure the functionality of laboratory operations, arranging for the servicing of equipment, updating electronic versions of protocols and methods, working dynamically and independently to prioritize the aims and activities of the lab, maintaining equipment, ensuring that lab users are properly trained, and ensuring a safe working environment.
The successful candidate will be a highly organized individual with good communication skills, who has the motivation and personality to work productively with students and researchers in a collegial atmosphere. An associate technical degree or equivalent training is sought. Prior lab managing experience is desirable.
Internal Number: 165841
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