Mechanical Technician

12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
For over 50 years, our client has provided mission-critical systems to detect, measure and analyse radiation to protect people, property and the environment. They are looking for a Mechanical Technician to report to the Production Manager at their Farnborough site.

Purpose of Role

Assembly (optical, mechanical and electrical) high-value nuclear and industrial camera products and systems.

Key Responsibilities

* Assembly of nuclear and high temperature imaging products and systems to drawings, company procedures and standards

* Collaborate team working to meet or exceed product manufacturing timescales

* Meet company deadlines for shipment of customer orders

* Liaise with departmental supervisor and key stakeholders to record and resolve manufacturing issues

* Ensure all jobs are accurately logged

Parallel Responsibilities

* Oversee the manufacture of products within the department

* Maintain build quality of products assembled or manufactured in the department

* Confirm by checking work and signing the job sheet that products are ready for transfer to another department

* Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with Health & Safety procedures

* Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to complete work

* Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Qualifications and Experience

* Completed time-served apprenticeship in mechanical engineering and assembly - mandatory

* Minimum five years' previous experience working in a manufacturing environment

* Experienced at interpreting complex engineering drawings

* Able to assemble intricate optical, electrical and mechanical assemblies

* Competent use of pillar drill, lathe, milling and grinding machines - preferred but not essential

* PC literate - confident user of MRP and drawing viewer

* Strong written and verbal communications skills

This very exciting opportunity has opened up because the incumbent is nearing retirement in the next year or two, and they are looking for someone to take the role and make it their own. The salary and benefits package are both competitive, and it is a growing, vibrant business.

If you are interested, please apply to this advert now - or ring us on (phone number removed) and ask for Naomi

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