Job Information
Mechanical Technician 4580
DCV Technologies - Engineering & Manufacturing Colchester, United Kingdom 87 Days Ago
Overview
Job Type: Permanent
Duration: Permanent
Job Salary Range: £ - - - Per Year
Job Category: Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Category: Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic engineers
Hours: Full-Time
Posted: 25-02-2019
Salary: Negotiable
Reference/Consultant ID: Ian 4580
Requirements
Job Status
Start Publishing: 25-02-2019
Stop Publishing: 25-03-2019
Job Function

Mechanical Technician

Looking for an experienced Mechanical Technician with general workshop machining experience to assemble and test new designs and test rigs from verbal and written instructions.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, build and use test rigs to prove new design concepts.
  • Modify components as required or as instructed when proving designs.
  • Keep records of design modifications and test results.
  • Make necessary calculations when making and assembling components.
  • Work with bills of materials and assembly drawings for designs and record any modifications.
  • Assist with the handover of new products and associated training of the production personnel.
  • Calculate, check or make account of tolerances when assembling parts.
  • Operate general machine and hand tools in pursuance of their work, e.g. lathe, mill, grinders.
  • Work to agree timescales.

SUBSIDIARY ELEMENTS

  • Make sketches of assemblies and piece parts.
  • Write technical reports.
  • Work in accordance with the company health and safety requirements.
  • Travel world-wide as required in support of products and projects.
  • Support released designs in production and in the field.
  • Help to keep the work environment clean and safe.
  • Direct contact with suppliers, e.g. when sourcing component parts and materials.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT - Essential

  • ONC, Apprenticeship or equivalent in relevant area.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Experienced use of general workshop machinery i.e. lathes and milling machines.

Desirable

  • HNC or equivalent in relevant area.
  • An understanding of pneumatic and electrical principles.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES - Essential

  • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook to a basic level.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Ability to act on own initiative, dealing with unexpected problems that arise.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive and the ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Desirable

  • CAD experience.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Willingness to travel to suppliers and other sites both in the UK and occasionally overseas.
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