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Mechanical Assembly Technician

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 15 February 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81466_1704377912

Are you a competent Mechanical assembly specialist keen to support manufacturing solutions with the Aerospace and Defence sector? If so, the following permanent role could be for you….

The successful candidate will join a thriving and modern environment working from test procedures and engineering instructions on a programme critical to the MOD. You will be tasked with performing precise and methodical completion of a range of test procedures on high value hardware.

You will ensure the safe use of all testing systems, hand tools, jigs / fixtures and measuring equipment.

*this role is offered on a 4 day working week basis*

You will be responsible for:
* Mechanical assembly, working from drawings and engineering instructions
* Safe use of all hand and air tools
* Use of Jigs, fixtures and measuring tools on precision assemblies
* Working with support from engineering group a methodical and precise approach to ensure successful completion of production tasks on high value hardware

* Ability to perform assembly operations following the instructions provided.
* Adherence to quality requirements including recording required data.
* Proficient in using basic mechanical hand tools.
* Strong attention to detail with a methodical way of working.
* Full training will be given for the Production Technician with the right attitude and motivation.

The package:
* You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development
* You will be provided with meaningful work and education opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and enhance your career, but equally important you can also enjoy a strong work life balance.
* A 4 day working week (Monday-Thursday), a particular favourite amongst the team, giving you every Friday off, to spend more time doing the things you enjoy!!

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***