Mechanical Assembly Technician

Livingston, UK
18 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Assembly Technician

I'm looking to hire a Mechanical Assembly Technician who wants to join a cutting edge technology developer and manufacturer with a unique and globally renowned product which is reshaping the industry in which it operates.

Based in West Lothian and on a dayshift basis, this role is a full-time, permanent position and there is potential for this opportunity to grow as the team and operation does.

Their product was previously manufactured by a subcontracted partner but they have now brought the manufacture in-house.

The role will involve the following responsibilities:

Provide mechanical manufacturing expertise in the manufacturing/assembly/fitting of products
Support Engineering during the New Product Development stage on next generation products
Liaise with Quality and Manufacturing engineering to identify design/manufacturing improvements, cost reduction opportunities and ways to streamline & simplify the manufacturing process
Represent manufacturing during engineering design reviews, providing feedback on potential manufacturing issues and identifying improvement opportunities at the design stage
Provide manufacturing support to the Test and Validation team during system validation
Undertake duties in line with all Health and Safety procedures and guidelines. Keep manufacturing area tidy and clean and maintain tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations

Qualifications and Experience:

Qualified in a relevant mechanical discipline (e.g. NVQ, SVQ, HNC, NC, similar)
Hands on assembly experience within a manufacturing environment is ESSENTIAL
Must be able to show initiative, problem solver and work under pressure to tight deadlines
Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision

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