Engineering Production Technician

Company
Terry Parris Associates
Location
Hailsham, East Sussex
Salary
£26000 - £30000/annum
Posted
16 Oct 2020
Closes
13 Nov 2020
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineering Production Technician
This is a unique opportunity to work and learn in an exciting, growth industry. Our clients products are used in many applications including 3D metal printing and the demand is growing year on year.
For this reason, our client is are looking for a Semi-Skilled Technician ideally with a Production engineering lean processes / maintenance background to join our growing team.
Job overview:
The Technician is part of the team responsible for the operation of production equipment.
This equipment uses induction melting in a vacuum or inert atmosphere, and high-pressure inert gas.
Main responsibilities and duties
·Working with the Production Team to fulfil production orders
·Safe loading of raw material into the induction furnace.
·Melting, pouring, and metal alloys.
·Can use their own initiative and work methodically.
·Cleaning components to a high standard.
·Operation of the through PLC.
·Carry out Planned Maintenance.
·Relining of furnace crucibles
·Management of consumable products associated with production.
·Maintaining a clean, organised workspace and promote safe practices.
·Operation of an overhead crane.
Required knowledge and skills
·Experience within industrial/manufacturing operating environments.
·A mechanical, technical knowledge and ability.
·Experience in equipment maintenance.
·Good verbal and written communication skills.
·Pro-active mind-set with the ability to work autonomously where required.
·Confidence to work at height within current Health & Safety regulations
·Computer literate.
Desired (optional) experience
·Lean Manufacturing.
·Fork-lift (Counterbalance) licence.
·Operation of PLC controller types.
·Metal melting experience
We are aware that this is a unique field in engineering and full training will be given to the successful candidate.
This role offers future opportunities to progress within the company in taking a lead role within this metal powder production environment.
Starting Salary:
Negotiable (IRO £ 26,000 -£30,000pa). Paid last working day of calendar month
Location:
Hailsham, East Sussex
Essentials:
Full UK Driving Licence.
Working Hours:
38.5 hours per week – Early finish Friday + Overtime as required.
Annual Profit-Sharing Scheme
December to December – Pro-rata membership in Year-1, Full Membership thereafter.
Holiday entitlement:
Year-1 = 20 days / Year 2 = 22 days / Year 3 = 25 days
(plus, Bank holidays)
Other Benefits
Health insurance and Pension Provision (after successful completion of probationary period)
To hear more about this opportunity, apply through the link and we will call you to discuss the position and company in more detail

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