Workshop Supervisor (Prototypes)

Rise Technical Recruitment
Bishop's Stortford
£30000 - £34000/annum Excellent Benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Workshop Supervisor (Prototypes)

Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

£30,000 - £34,000 + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

Varied role on offer for a mechanically biased technician looking to become a Workshop Supervisor to join an expanding company where you will use a variety of different skills, be challenged on a day to day basis and work within an excellent working environment.

Do you have experience of any of the following; manual turning and milling to drawings and able to use hand tools? Are you looking to work for a stable company where you will be well looked after?

Established for over 65 years this well respected company design and manufacture automotive products used within the horticultural sector. Due to a forthcoming retirement they are looking to recruit a Workshop Supervisor to work hand in hand with the design and development team and work on technically interesting projects.

This is an extremely varied role where 50% of the time you will supervise a small team whilst ordering supplies, carrying out testing and report writing. The remaining 50% you will construct prototypes to design requirements, test the products, evaluate and document the results. You will liaise directly with the design and development team and assist the department in design, construction and development of specialised tests and carry out the tests and field trials.

The ideal candidate should have experience in manual turning and milling to drawings, MIG welding experience and be competent in using hand tools. This is a great opportunity for a passionate engineer who is looking to work for a stable company who wants to work on bespoke products and enjoy a varied work load.

The Role:

* Supervising a small team
* Purchasing supplies
* Constructing prototypes to mechanical drawings
* Manual turning and milling
* Using hand tools
* Carry out testing and writing reports based on results
* Working hands on in assemblies and prototype building
* £30,000 - £34,000 + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

The Candidate:

* Ideally have supervisory experience or experience of overseeing an apprentice
* Good I.T Skills
* Able to use manual milling and turning machines
* Ideally be able to MIG weld (Training can be given)
* Must be able to use hand tools
* Must live local to Bishop's Stortford

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This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed