Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893987_1515165910
Contact Name: Alex Ronald
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2018 15:25

Job Description

This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best engineers to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.
Pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors.We require Mechanical Technicians.

The Components and the Environmental team are responsible for developing and delivering routine and bespoke testing of components and subsystems for a variety of sectors. The work is interesting and varied. We can be asked to test almost anything and recent examples include a jet fighter nose cone, train windows, marine fenders, military transport components, aircraft brakes as well as car components.

We apply our equipment and knowledge to help customers decide whether their product is fit for purpose.

Installation and operation of hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems and associated safe working practices.
Mechanical assembly.
Prototype development, build and modification.
Work to good Health & Safety standards and ensure that company quality standards are adhered to.
Knowledge of automotive systems/mechanisms.
Desirable experience for this role;
Construction of test rigs involving hydraulic or pneumatic actuators and basic electrical circuits.
Assembling bespoke machines (e.g. packaging/assembly/machining) and familiar with modular assembly systems such as Bosch.
Durability/fatigue testing of components or subsystems using hydraulic or pneumatic actuators.
Worked within an automotive or aerospace component test environment.

Ability to read engineering drawings.
Use of measuring equipment and gauges.
Mechanical assembly/fitting; manual dexterity.
Operation of hand tools (powered/unpowered) and basic machine shop equipment such as pillar drill and band saw.

Mechanical Technician
West Midlands, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Birmingham
Salary Neg dep on Experience

Relevant City & Guilds in a mechanical engineering discipline.
HNC in engineering or equivalent.

Other information
Flexibility with working hours will be required occasionally due to the timing of tests (e.g. weekend and evening working).
Must have the ability and desire to contribute to test rig design and construct test rigs with minimal information.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
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