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Job Title:  Placement Student, IT Infrastructure

Location: 

Leicester, LEC, GB, LE49JQ

Business Unit:  Taylor Hobson
Posting Date:  Nov 18, 2022
Job Description: 

COMPANY: AMETEK

 

AMETEK is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets.

 

As a leading global provider of differentiated electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, AMETEK are proud to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. Their strength comes from four key areas: Niche Market Focus, Growth Model, People and Culture, Performance.

  • Annual sales of over $5.5 billion with approximately 50% of sales outside U.S.
  • Distributed operating structure with ~18,500 colleagues in over 30 countries
  • Diverse set of niche markets and applications served
  • Core Values include Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork and Social Responsibility

 

AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500

Website: www.ametek.com

 

BUSINESS UNIT: TAYLOR HOBSON

 

Established in 1886, Taylor Hobson is the world leader in surface and form metrology and developed the first Roundness and Surface Finish measuring instruments.

 

We provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions for the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients; we are a truly global ultra-precision metrology company.

 

We are pioneers, continually developing our products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, particularly in Optics, Bearings, Space, Defence, Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Renewable Energy technologies.

 

Taylor Hobson's world leading brands include: Talyrond®, Form Talysurf® PGI, Form Talysurf® i-Series, Surtronic®, LUPHOScan, Formalysurf® PGI Optics, Talyvel®, Autocollimators, Micro-Alignment Telescope and AMECare.

 

Taylor Hobson is part of the Ultra Precision Technologies Division of AMETEK, Inc. which is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion.

 

Website: www.taylor-hobson.com

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Local and remote IT infrastructure support of users at the Leicester site & working remotely (i.e. laptops, printers, shared file access areas and email), including telephones and mobiles.

 

Ensuring the day-to-day running of systems and servers supporting the users.

 

Reporting directly to the IT Systems Specialist.

 

  • Identifying faults with PC’s so that the faults can be rectified within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Establish communication with users to understand and improve the IT equipment and service.
  • Maintain IT equipment to ensure full capability.
  • Train users to ensure maximum benefit is achieved from equipment provided.
  • Document faults for future reference.
  • Document software installations to ensure standardisation of future operations.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION

 

  • EDUCATION – Two years completed of a recognised IT degree course which requires a year placement as part of the final degree assessment. Good standard of education to at least ‘A’ level or equivalent plus English (language) and Mathematics to at least GCSE (Grades 5-9) standard or equivalent. 
  • A working knowledge of, and experience with, Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft productivity software (e.g., Office 365) and Active Directory.
  • A working knowledge of Ethernet networking and cable structures.
  • A working knowledge of VPN and WAN technologies (e.g., home broadband internet connections)
  • An understanding of data backup systems.
  • A general understanding of anti-virus systems and the need for keeping these systems running and up-to-date.
  • Knowledge and experience of PC architecture is needed to understand faults and problems that occur with PC’s
  • A working knowledge of email and the technologies used to facilitate email.
  • Experience of PC repair and software installation.
  • Ability to communicate with a range of different people in different levels of the company and global group.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision across multi-sites.

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

 

Taylor Hobson offers a fun, relaxed, supportive working environment along with:

 

  • Continuous training provided using latest software platforms and techniques
  • Competitive salary and 28 days' holiday including Easter & Christmas
  • Lounge style social kitchen area complete TV booths, games consoles, sofas etc
  • 1 pm Friday finish
  • Perkbox – Corporate discounts, GP service & 24-hour Employee Assistance Program
  • Active sports and social club including annual Christmas party and social events
  • Free onsite parking and easy access to the city centre

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit www.ametek.com for more information.