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Machine Shop Technician

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £16.01 - 16.01 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive and Motorsport
  • Contact: Bhavna Kotecha
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 16 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 193895BKA

Currently recruiting for a Machine Shop Technician to work for a large automotive client.

The role will involve:

Work within Test Services Machine Shop within R&D Test Facility using all or some of the following skills;
Bench fitting
Sheet Metal work

Manufacture of Test Rigs/mounts to support trial/test activities
Manufacture of one-off or small batch prototype parts to support test activities or vehicle builds at Production Plants
Modifications to vehicle bodies or complete vehicles (E.g. grinding and welding to modify from design intent)
Liaise directly with requester/engineers to ensure full understanding of requirements of work requested (E.g. dimensions, material, timing)
Understanding of basic component measurement techniques to ensure engineering/design dimensional accuracy is met
Basic Computer literacy (word processing)
Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required

Qualifications/ Skills:

Recognised Qualifications or Apprenticeship within relevant engineering disciplines
Proven experience within the relevant fields

Fully proficient in all or some of the engineering disciplines named in Scope of Work
A basic knowledge of Word and Outlook for email correspondence and creation/presentation of engineering information
Strong communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Be able to manage and prioritise their work