Senior Technician – Textiles Print (Maternity cover) job with BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

School of the Arts, Design and Media

Location: Parkside

Wage: £30,856 to £33,539 every year

Mounted Time period

Posted On: Wednesday 25 January 2023

Closing Date: Wednesday 08 February 2023

Interview Date: Friday 24 February 2023

Reference: 012023-26

Birmingham Metropolis College is a big and various place to work proper within the coronary heart of town, our employees and scholar group is outlined by our core values, which define who we’re as a College and the way we work with one another. Our core values are: We create alternative, We predict in a different way, We construct Neighborhood. 

The Artwork Design and Media technical crew are searching for a Textiles Print technician to cowl maternity depart for our Digital and Display screen Print Textiles workshop at our Parkside campus. It is a nice alternative to share your Textiles expertise with college students from Vogue and Textiles and play a pivotal function in sustaining prime quality supply, working observe and outcomes.

The function is predicated in the primary print workshops devoted to display screen and digital printing the place there’s a steam room, display screen washroom, drying and publicity room, and versatile digital print room. 

Textiles print is a well-liked useful resource with BA Textiles, BA Vogue Design, MA and Basis Vogue and Textiles programs and can also be a precious useful resource for different programs and exterior tasks.

As a Senior Technician, the profitable candidate will probably be comfy working inside a crew in addition to on their very own initiative. The function requires somebody with an excellent vary of textiles abilities, who can handle the useful resource, organise demonstrations, keep well being and security, supervise scholar impartial studying and work with fellow technicians, instructing employees and administration to ship prime quality outcomes. This function lends itself to somebody who’s nicely organised, has wonderful communication abilities and an openminded, inclusive and progressive method to the office and textiles print processes.

The candidate needs to be certified to diploma degree in a related topic (or equal degree mixture of {qualifications}, abilities, and expertise) and be capable to show vital sensible expertise of Display screen and Digital textiles printing inside a Vogue and Textiles Design context.

Important Expertise and Expertise for the function:

  • Working and organizing instructional workshops or related.
  • Delivering demonstrations and sharing abilities.
  • IT and communications abilities.
  • Data of utilizing registration bars.
  • Capable of coat and expose screens.
  • Expertise of instructing on the usage of 43 thread mesh screens with cellulose, protein, and artificial materials. 
  • Capable of determine fibres and the processes associated to them.
  • Be educated in a spread of dyeing processes 
  • Have an excellent working data of Photoshop and/or Illustrator software program for repeat sample building.
  • Capable of information college students utilizing sublimation, direct to garment and roll to roll printing.
  • Capable of keep digital printers and handle ink shares and ordering.
  • Keep the printers, sources, and cloth shares.

Fascinating Expertise and Expertise: 

  • First Aider at work and or Psychological Well being First Help coaching
  • Well being and Security coaching or {qualifications}. 
  • Have an curiosity or data of biomaterials.
  • Have an curiosity or data of pure dyes and fibers.  

In return we provide a beneficiant pension and annual depart provision. We additionally function a hybrid working mannequin that permits employees to mix on-site and distant working the place acceptable, depending on work duties.  We additionally present entry to wonderful amenities on campus, together with supportive household pleasant insurance policies.

In case you are , please apply with a CV and a protecting letter on the BCU Jobs web site clearly setting out how your abilities and expertise match towards the function.

For additional details about the function, please contact: [email protected]

Additional particulars:

Job Description

Core Values

BCU Values underpin how we work in attaining the ambitions set out in our Technique and Priorities, and are the rules that unite the best way we work collectively and for our college students.

The College is dedicated to internationalism and variety and welcomes functions from all nations, faiths and backgrounds.

It’s every particular person profitable candidates duty to make sure that they’ve permission to work within the UK. Some candidates might require sponsorship from the College and a visa from UKVI to take up the function if profitable. Extra info on this may be discovered right here:

Some roles aren’t able to sponsorship as a result of they don’t meet the UKVI standards referring to talent and wage degree. In case you are not sure as as to whether you’ll require sponsorship if profitable, or whether or not the function is able to sponsorship, please contact us: [email protected]


Please notice on events the place we obtain a lot of functions, we might shut the advert forward of the publicised cut-off date. If this does occur, we’ll contact all candidates through e mail who’ve began however not but accomplished their software, giving 48 hours’ discover.  We might subsequently advise that you just submit your accomplished software as quickly as doable.

At Birmingham Metropolis College we’re proud to be an equal alternatives employer.  All employees are anticipated to know and enact the College’s dedication to making sure equality, range and inclusion in our employment observe and in all that we do . This dedication is enshrined in our Core Values and is detailed in our Equality, Variety and Inclusion in Employment Coverage. The College values and celebrates the range of our employees and college students; we welcome individuals from the various  totally different backgrounds and life experiences that replicate the scholars and the residents we serve.  We’re dedicated to equality of alternative for all employees and actively encourage distinctive contributions, particularly from under-represented teams in respect of age, incapacity, intercourse, gender or gender identification, ethnicity, race, faith or perception, sexual orientation or transgender standing

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