Assembly Technician

Recruiter
Gold Group
Location
Bedford
Salary
£26000 to £27500 Per year
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Dec 2017
Industry
Defence
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My Client is looking for an Assembly Technician to join them at their Bedfordshire location. As the company looks to grow its UK business over the next five years, it sees new opportunities to partner with the UK government to meet the country's global defence and security needs.

Working Hours
Week 1 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri 8.30am - 4.00pm
Week 2 Mon - Thur 8.30am - 5.30pm. Fri Day off
Lunch break 30 mins each day

My client has become known as a leading UK defence engineering company, delivering on a broad range of contracts for the MoD, prime contractors across the wider UK market and international defence ministries.

Specific Job Description

Competent technician capable of electrical and mechanical assembly and integration of complex systems working from drawings and engineering instruction. Competent and safe use of all hand and air tools. Hand and Mag Drill techniques. Use of Jigs, fixtures and measuring tools on precision assemblies Problem solver with a positive attitude. Working with support from engineering group a methodical and precise approach to ensure successful completion of production tasks on high value hardware.

Required skills:



* A comprehensive range of assembly and fitting skills with previous experience in similar roles.
* Ability to interpret drawings and work from written instructions with limited supervision.
* Ability to use hand tools and measuring equipment with high accuracy.
* Either recognised apprenticeship in mechanical assembly or equivalent or through work experience gained on the job.
* Cleanliness and housekeeping (5S) methodology.
* A high level of health and safety awareness.

Desired skills:



* Previous experience in armoured vehicle assembly and maintenance or heavy plant equipment.
* Prototype/low volume experience

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO HOLD SECURITY CLEARANCE (SC)

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