Mechanical Engineer

Recruiter
GBN Kiloforce Ltd
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer on a full time, permanent basis for our manufacturing client based on the South East outskirts of Colchester.

The Role:

  • Carry out repairs and refurbishment of existing machines for re-sale
  • Manufacturing new machines
  • Design of future machines using SolidWorks software
  • Quality Inspection
  • Assembly of machinery
  • Negotiating with suppliers for the purchasing of parts

The Person:

Essential skills

  • Pneumatics or hydraulics experience
  • PLC programming
  • Mechanical Engineering bias, ideally educated to at least HND level
  • Basic engineering machine shop skills with previous experience using lathes, vertical mills and surface grinders
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Fitting and mechanical skills
  • Previous experience in the use of benders, guillotines, bandsaws and offhand grinders
  • A can do, positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with customers, clients and other members of staff
  • Able to work on your own or as part of a team

Desirable skills

  • Use of SolidWorks software package
  • Fault finding and diagnostics
  • Previous assembly experience
  • Working from engineering drawings
  • Computer literate

Benefits:

  • Working hours of 9 am until 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Annual salary of approximately £30,000 to £35,000 DOE
  • Statutory annual leave of 20 days + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Government workplace pension
  • Life Assurance

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a small but growing company offering a very unique service. They are keen to expand the team to continue to build on their excellent reputation and customer base.

Our client is located in a rural location so own transport is essential.

Due to their requirements, we can only accept applications from UK based candidates. Please apply now to avoid missing out.