Production Technician - Mechanical

Production Technician - Mechanical

  • Precision; Mechanical; Engineering; Technician; Production; Assembly

  • Research and Development; Plasma Technology; Sensors; RF; Lasers

  • £31,500 (£24,000 - £27,000 basic salary + shift allowance) + excellent benefits

  • Bristol Airport

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Production team and work on the assembly build of high-tech, cutting edge products. You will develop new capabilities and work on some of our most complex system configurations. For this role you will need a strong engineering background and a high level of technical skills and knowledge.

We enable the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. We provide tools for the engineering of micro- and nano-structures, with customers using our process solutions to research and produce materials and semiconductors vital for everything from medical devices and diagnostics, to electric cars and quantum computers.

You will be employed to work on a rotating shift pattern. Each working week consists of 4 shifts of 8 hours and one of 5 hours. Currently the shifts are Early (starting at 06:00hrs) and Afternoon (starting at 14:00hrs).

Key Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Build systems, sub-assemblies and piece parts for complex systems efficiently to the right quality levels and ISO standards, and to achieve build schedules

  • Ensure that the requirements of the BOM and the customer specification are achieved

  • Identify and resolve build problems

  • Report technical issues and record using the FRACAS process

  • Maintain your levels of technical competence by undertaking necessary training

  • Act as a point of reference to ensure that the technicians within the build area are fully aware of the build sequence

  • Train and guide less experienced technicians

  • Set an example of the highest level of build cleanliness, house keeping and Health and Safety issues within the build areas, and support and promote 5S initiatives

  • Contribute to the performance of the Production Team through continuous improvement initiatives

About you: Essential unless otherwise stated:

  • Time served Mechanical apprenticeship or City and Guilds part 3, or

  • HND, HNC, or BTech level 3

Detail fitting skills to precision level, including:-

  • machining (typically milling and turning)

  • Vacuum and pneumatics

  • Pipe bending with stainless steel, ¼" to ½"

  • Ability to read mechanical drawings

  • Ability to fault find and implement corrective action