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Mechanical Technician


Job Description For Vacancy No: 245105T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Essex

Job Position: Mechanical Technician

Job Status: Permanent

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.
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 the company's 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.

Qualifications &
Experience: 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.

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 an 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.

CAD experience.


Benefits: Healthcare after completion of probationary period
Pension after completion of probationary period (6% employer contribution, minimum of 4% employee contribution)
25 days holiday per annum

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About RHL


Since 1977 we have been helping companies, leaders in their field globally, to find talented candidates for technical roles at all levels. If you are looking for a new career opportunity speak to one of our specialist sector consultants today.

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RHL provide a value added quality service to both clients and candidates at all levels, in particular, at a time where skill shortages challenge us all on a global scale. Our ability to deliver is key not only to the success of our business but also that of our clients and to the candidates we place. We strive for continued success as trusted recruitment partners throughout the recruitment life cycle.

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