Mechanical Technician - Build

Job Title: Mechanical Technician - Build
Job Reference: LB/HQ00057589-19

Location: Northampton
Job Type: Permanent

£28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holiday + bank hols / Pension / Healthcare
Sector: Engineering

Posted 8 days ago

An exciting new position for a Mechanical Technician has become available within a growing small Northampton site which has the support of a larger international corporation.    

This mechanical Technician will be a varied role which mixes both bespoke vehicle build and machinery maintenance and repair.

The daily duties of the Mechanical Technician: 
- Working from Engineering drawings to build and repair bespoke machinery.
- Fitting vehicle hydraulics and mechanical components using general hand tools.   
- Participate in workshop practices such as:
  1. Drilling
  2. Tapping
  3. Filling
  4. Basic Fabrication
  5. Hydraulic Assembly
  6. Basic vehicle wiring

- Perform Pre-delivery inspections on completed machines
- Fault finding and repair of Customer machines returned to workshop for investigation.

The Successful Mechanical Technician Candidate:

- The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a similar role.  
- The Workshop Technician will ideally be qualified through an apprenticeship in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (other qualifications and experience levels will be considered)
- You will ideally have experience with automotive or special purpose machinery. (other industries will be considered)  

Salary- £28,000 - £32,000 per Year  

Shifts- Days 8.30am - 5pm (Mon-Thurs) 8.30am- 4pm (Friday)  

Opportunity to increase earnings through Weekend overtime if you wish.  This is not essential.

Holiday - 25 days + Bank Holidays 

Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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