Technical Assistant

Acorn Recruitment
£20000 - £25000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a market leading engineering manufacturing company that supplies a variety of products and services to a wide variety of customers across aerospace, defence, communications and automotive. As they continue to expand and grow their presence in the marketplace they are now seeking a driven Chinese speaking individual to work with the General Manager in a Technical role.

This is a new role, and therefore you need to be very flexible in your approach to work as the responsibilities evolve. Reporting into the General Manager this role will be cover areas such as specification control, document control and document translation.


* Supporting the General Manager in all aspects of the manufacturing side of the business
* Translating documents into English / Chinese
* Report writing
* Handling of customer complaints and corrective action documentation
* Update and maintain internal and supplier specifications.
* Ensure customer specifications are accurate and up to date.
* Provide trend data on key KPI's across technical key measures
* supporting the Quality and Production teams on Technical related issues

Essential skills / experience

* Fluent Chinese
* Previous Quality or Technical experience within Manufacturing
* Strong IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
* A keen eye for details and an organised and detailed approach to work
* Strong communication and diplomacy skills
* The ability to work to a tight deadline, manage and prioritise a busy workload
* Self-motivated, ambitious and eager to learn

Ideally, you will have an engineering / manufacturing/electronics qualification or experience.

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