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Mechanical Assembly Technician

Ref code: AWK99099315
£28k - 32k per year
Smethwick, West Midlands, England
Office Based

Mechanical Assembly Technician
Up to £30,000

The Position

Responsible to overhaul all types of air ends, blowers and related equipment as found in industrial and mobile air compressors. Workshop based; no outside work expected.

- Inspection, evaluation and cleaning of incoming air ends,
- Support report preparation with written notes and photographs,
- Repair and rebuild air ends using own experience as well as supervision/instruction from the Lead Technician/Operations Manager,
- Test, paint, despatch as required,
- Additional responsibilities (subject to incumbent's skills) forklift operation, machining, grinding, weld repair and fabrication, compressor service, repair of similar equipment.

The Position Requirements

Experience and skill set
- The candidate must have a minimum of 3-5 years in equipment service or machinery maintenance. Specific experience with the overhaul of air compressors, pumps or other rotating machinery would be beneficial.
- High level of overall mechanical training and aptitude,
- Experience with basic workshop machine tools,
- Good understanding of mechanical equipment and how it works,
- Experience working safely with lifting and machine tools,
- Welding experience not specifically required but a key plus,
- Ability to work well in a team environment, willing to perform all workshop functions in support of customer requirements,
- Good communication skills, particularly to record evaluation findings and communicate within the team.

Compensation & Benefits
- Work week 37 ¾ hours scheduled over 4 ½ days,
- Participation in employee benefits after a trial period including
o Pension scheme with up to 6% match
o Life Assurance 4x salary
o Personal Accident Insurance
o 25 days holiday in addition to 8 statutory holidays,
- Staff bonus scheme which may be in place from time to time.

This role would suit someone with an engineering apprentice, or experience with machining, welding or assembly.

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