Mechanical Assembly Technician

Rate: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27063-aj

Expiration date: 06 June 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to provide assembly support to prototype engineering programmes.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include:

  • Competent in adhesive application and disciplines.
  • Fabrication covering both Aluminium and Steel work.
  • Manufacture of thin gauge components from flat sheet.
  • Manufacture of Prototype tooling necessary for program support.
  • General machining capabilities to include lathe, vertical miller etc.
  • Experience of prototype vehicle assembly required.
  • Produce templates directly from the vehicle and use them to manufacture simple brackets.

Qualifications & Experience:
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Apprenticeship required.
  • Post training experience in disciplines identified.
  • Working in the assembly of prototype or race vehicles.
  • Must have worked with and without drawings to develop mechanical installation solutions.
  • Ability to fabricate thin gauge components from flat sheet.
  • Competent in body assembly using adhesive joining processes.
  • Must comfortable working as part of a team or by themselves.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Flexibility on work location will be required with the majority of time spent between Wellesbourne and Gaydon, with occasional at other locations.