Mechanical Technician

£25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
13 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Adam Mayne
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Technician

We are looking for a Mechanical Technician / Workshop Technician to work within a fast moving R&D company which develops cutting edge products, machinery and instrumentation used in a multitude of industry sectors. You should be capable of producing a variety of components from a wide range of materials, and assembling them into prototype products. In return you will be invested in heavily and can expect first rate training and an opportunity to progress and fulfill your career ambitions.

Key responsibilities
• Ability to effectively manage time and prioritise tasks
• Development and build of test rigs
• Conduct design verification and testing

You will be working in an extremely well equipped workshop / design office and will have the opportunity to use a range of machine tools, both conventional and CNC / CAD-CAM, together with some really exciting high-end technology equipment. The kind of technologies you will be working on include (training given where necessary ) Electro-discharge machining (EDM), including wire erosion, die sinking, stereo-lithography, 3D printing, 2D laser printing and injection moulding.

You will need;
We expect candidates to be HNC / HND qualified or apprentice trained in a relevant engineering discipline, with appropriate industry experience.
Candidate’s experience and skills will include some, or all, of the following:
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Understand technical drawings
• Experience in operation of manual lathes and mills machines
• CAD design experience (preferably SolidWorks and/or ProE) beneficial
• Experience of working in a multi-skilled environment (i.e. developing electro-mechanical products)
• Experience of experiment design and implementation for design verification beneficial
• Model making

Location: Cambridge (commutable from Bedford, North London, Cambridge, Stevenage, Harlow and Bury St Edmunds)
Salary: £25k - £35k + Bens
If you feel this is the position for you, or for more details, please phone Adam at Vector Recruitment or drop him an email with your CV attached.