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Mechanical Workshop Technician

£25000 - £40000 per annum
25-40k pa depending on experience, yearly reviews, paid overtime, private dental and healthcare, generous contributory pension scheme, a 3.30pm finish on Fridays and free parking. Are you Mechanically minded seeking a career in Engineering as full training will be provided too...

Our global manufacturing client requires a Mechanical Workshop Technician to work out of their repair centre near Tadley, you'll be responsible for carrying out a wide range of repair solutions to include the remanufacture and servicing of rotating and stationary components including blades, impellers, diaphragms, shafts, seals and bearings. You'll be using a broad range of mechanical engineering techniques to carry out repair and servicing tasks, and as such, the role requires a broad experience in mechanical engineering because you will use a variety of different skill sets including welding, machining and assembling. You do not need to be an expert in all these techniques however if you do have experience in at least one or more of these areas would be ideal.

Our client welcomes applications from highly experienced candidates as well as candidates starting out on their careers who have little or no direct experience but who have a mechanical engineering qualification. Salary will reflect experience.

Special emphasis will be on assembling and disassembling rotors, fitting blades, performing low speed balance of rotors and raising any quality issues with supervisor.

In addition to the above, as a Mechanical Workshop Technician you will:

• Dismantle, inspect, repair and re-assemble compressors, turbines, turbochargers, gearboxes, and other rotating machinery and components
• Correctly read and interpret engineering drawings
• Ensure output is in full conformance to requirements of work instructions, procedures, quality standards and specifications, completing all records as required by the work instructions and procedures
• Steam clean and/or shot-blast equipment in preparation for commencement of work
• Undertake general workshop activities and follow Workshop Supervisor instructions with respect to housekeeping, workshop/work area cleaning and disposal of rubbish
• Perform necessary quality checks including concentricity, alignment, mechanical and electrical run-out, final and incremental dynamic balancing
• Inspect and assemble sub-contract machined components to final specification
• Ensure proper functioning of all machine tools and assets, carrying out necessary maintenance
• Undertake suitable training for the safe operation of mobile equipment, including over-head cranes, fork lift trucks and the correct supervision of delivery vehicles to the site
• Support Field service personnel both at site and in the workshop, as required

To succeed as a Mechanical Workshop Technician you will need:

• Previous broad experience in mechanical engineering including welding, machining and assembling
• An NVQ in Mechanical Engineering would be acceptable in place of work experience
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Team spirit

Associated Benefits:

• 25 - 40k pa depending on experience
• Yearly salary reviews
• Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm finish on Fridays
• Private healthcare and dental care for employee and their dependants
• Generous pension scheme - company contribution up to 10%
• Paid overtime
• Life assurance
• Death in Service - 3x annual salary
• Free parking on-site


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