Production Build Technician

Contract
Fowlmere
Hertfordshire
Engineering
Competitive
J46467
United Kingdom

Job description

Job Description
This is a 12-month contract or a permanent vacancy and the rate is £16.54 per hour or Permanent at £31,930 per annum.

The Manufacturing Team produces the Companies portfolio of smaller, high value bio-process systems to the highest level of efficiency, quality and cost. The product range has significantly expanded, and we continue to look for high quality staff.

Our Production Build Technicians manage high quality build in an efficient manner, making this role an integral part of the manufacturing process.

The Production Build Technician will be part of the production team responsible for the hands-on assembly, wiring or testing of products. The holder of the position will also work with the production team and other internal functions to continuously identify design, process and efficiency improvements. The goal is to ensure work is completed to required timescales, output and quality targets.

Key Job Tasks & Responsibilities:


● Work hands-on as part of the production team to mechanically assemble products
● Assembly may require some wiring and testing of the product
● Follow a defined process accurately.
● Work within the Production Engineering team and other internal functions to continuously identify design, process and efficiency improvements.
● Ensure that production documentation is correctly recorded and is kept up to date.
● Effective communication with the Cell Leader(s) to maintain maximum efficiency of the Cell(s).
● Work as part of the team to ensure work is completed to required timescales, output and quality targets.
● Involved in the implementation and maintenance of lean manufacturing philosophies.
● Batch release.

Qualifications:

Apprenticeship/City & Guilds/ONC/BTech or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering subject.

Experience Mandatory:

● Experience of working in a technical manufacturing, production or assembly environment.
● Knowledge in mechanical assembly techniques.
● Understanding of mechanical fault finding. Advantageous:


● Experience of working in a cell-type manufacturing environment.
● Knowledge of lean manufacturing and Continuous Improvement principles.
● Understanding of electrical fault finding.
● Experience of working in a commissioning/test environment.

Key Job Skills Essential:
● Able to read and understand basic mechanical drawings.
● Mechanical build skills.
● Able to skillfully use a wide range of engineering hand tools.
● Able to fit and route wiring harnesses.
● Able to follow a defined process without deviation.
● Able to inspect and identify faulty components against a drawing.
● Able to communicate at all levels effectively and ask for help when necessary.
● Professional/conscientious manner of working.
● Safety conscious.
● Able to work on own initiative.
● Team worker.
● Focused approach to tasks.

Desirable:

● Able to read and understand basic electrical drawings.
● Able to problem solve when required.
● PC literate.
● Able to complete required documentation in a timely manner.
● Good documentation skills.
● Ability to self-prioritise.
● Enthusiastic approach to tasks.
● Assembly


We are committed to equality of opportunity, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships
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