Mechanical Technician / Engineer

Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Jan 2019
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Ref
00089749
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Mechanical Technician / Engineer
Reports to: Product Design & Development
Location: Milton Keynes

This company is currently looking for a multi-skilled person to join their talented team of technicians. The role will be to mechanically prepare, assemble, test and repair a range of equipment. To prepare BOMs, ERP system input and update, 3D CAD mechanical design, ability to use workshop instrument to make small one-off parts, conduct engineering checks on mechanical designs and drawing.

Role and Responsibilities

- Work as part of the Design and Development Team to achieve Production Targets and KPIs
- Communicate effectively with all Company Departments to efficiently control supplies.
- To prepare component parts for assembly using tools such as bandsaw, pillar drills, Lathe and bench grinding wheels.
- Responsible for DCR-DCNs (Design Change Request and Note)
- Ensure compliance with relevant standards
- Contribute design ideas and guidance
- Check 3D models and 2D drawings for accuracy, completeness and adherence to best practices
- Research and investigate new materials and production processes
- Produce and modify 3D models and 2D drawings when required
- Knowledge of Solid Edge and Solid Works 3D CAD software
- Support the testing of new design prototypes
- Liaise with production staff to resolve build issues
- Contribute towards the innovation culture within TSC
- To carry out complete mechanical assembly of various models to completion.
- To fully test and complete documentation to required level for each assembly
- To assist with any engineering change notices for the update or design modification of range
- To be available for overtime working when required
- Involvement in annual stocktakes
- Ensure that Company Quality Policy and Procedures are applied at all times
- Ensure that Company Health & Safety Policy and Procedures are applied at all times

Specialised Skills / Knowledge:

- Commercially minded
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Ability to interface with people at all levels
- Highly motivated and flexible as overtime is sometime required
- Must be able to work well individually and as part of a team
- Familiar with Lean/JIT techniques
- Intermediate level Excel, Word and Outlook
- Arithmetic skills
- Position will require some manual lifting

Work Experience:

- Working in a mechanical workshop/manufacturing environment
- Working with power tools such as pillar drill, Lathe, bench grinder (abrasive wheels)
- Knowledge of 3D CAD packages, Solid Edge and Solid Works

Education / Certification:

- GCSE's grade B or above in Mathematics, science and English
- Mechanical Engineering degree is advantageous.