Mechanical Technician

  • Location

    Farnborough, Hampshire

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  • Contact:

    James Doherty

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Role Summary/Purpose

Working on our Day shift, you will carry out mechanical assembly and where required basic wiring and soldering tasks to pre-defined standards and instructions, either in small batch quantities or for single tools.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Reading and working to engineering drawings, assembly drawings, assembly instructions and wiring schedules.
  • Interpret drawings, bills of materials & follow shop documentation.
  • Use bench tools applicable to mechanical assembly and soldering.
  • Simple testing of assemblies including electrical safety checks e.g. MegOhm meter.
  • Operate tool room machines when necessary.
  • Flexible approach to working hours to achieve production targets.
  • Able and willing to learn new skills.
  • Work to quality standards (i.e. ISO/QS9000).
  • Assist in the introduction into production of new products.
  • Ability to train others
  • To be proactive in ensuring that health and safety is first priority. Including both company employees and those of the suppliers & customers.


  • Engineering apprenticeship or similar training/experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • PC literate.
  • Flexible approach to working hours to achieve production targets

Desired Characteristics

  • Engineering apprenticeship or similar training.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment in a mechanical or electrical assembly role.
  • To be able to work proactively with minimal supervision.
  • Effective communicator at all levels.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Attention to detail when recording time and results (i.e. SAP ERP system, time, quantities, etc.).
  • Comply with company rules and procedures.
  • Able to work on own initiative, to meet agreed objectives in a timely manner.