Mechanical Technician

Ceema Recruitment
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our esteemed Defence and Aerospace client are seeking a Mechanical Technician to work on a world leading aero programmes.

Mechanical Technician
6 months initial contract
Hours: 37 Shift Allowance:
Yes 20% for early and 20% for late shift

JOB SUMMARY: This role is for a competent Mechanical technician to work within the Mechanisms team to deliver spacecraft critical components on quality, on cost and on time. To produce a consistent high quality product in line with production paperwork.
To be certified as competent in the required skills as dedicated by the area skills matrix. To undertake production activities in the required timescale in line with the production plan.
Products include SADMs (Solar Array Deployment Mechanisms), ADTMs (Antenna Deployment and Trim Mechanisms) and Cryogenic Coolers.

INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS Team leader, lead technicians and Operations managers.
EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS Production control, shop floor engineering and inspection
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Working as part of the AIT team on spacecraft critical mechanisms products. To consistently produce items which conform to all quality requirements in accordance with the production plan.
Work to the required process standard as dictated by the relevant area skills matrix.
Ability to read and work to shop floor documentation such as routings, drawing, work instructions and bills of material.
Responsible for the completion of all paperwork relating to the operations undertaken, including traceability stamps and recording any other additional information as required.
Responsible for working to and complying with standard processes and health and safety requirements.

From time to time you may be asked to work off site, this may be in UK or abroad.
To play an activate part in continuous improvement activities.

Familiarity with shop documentation such as drawing, work instructions and bill of materials to standard processes and procedures will be an advantage. All applicants will be required to work as a part of a flexible, motivated team working to tight schedules and meeting deadlines.
Having worked within a Space company is a plus, understanding the criticality of the products being assembled and tested, and a right first time attitude.

Required Qualification level GCSE’s Math’s and English or equivalent
Working environment/industry Shop floor level clean room. Experience of working within an aerospace industry would be an advantage.
ESSENTIAL Requirements:
The mechanism products are high precision components and with that comes a demanding build phase. It’s essential that the successful applicant will be able to cope with this type of environment and show great attention to detail and high levels of concentration.

DESIRABLE REQUIRMENTS: Externally accredited skills.
Time Served Craft Electrical Apprenticeship

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