Mechanical Assembly Fitter
Purpose of job
To produce/integrate products in line with drawings/specification
Accountable to the Team Leader, the Mechanical/Electrical Technician will be responsible for a variety of production tasks over a wide product range. They will be responsible for the installation and test of the parts required to make up a small sea going vessel (up to 15m) and assist in the implementation of processes and tooling/test equipment to support reliable and cost effective manufacturing
Reports to the Production Team Leader
Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith
Contract, full time (37 hours per week)
- Carry out or support prototyping and first build activity and prepare products for the transfer to production.
- Installation of boat systems, to include, engines, jets, AC systems, water systems, navigational systems, on board safety equipment, electrical systems etc.
- Small repairs to GRP.
- Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical systems.
- Communicating errors in drawings or assembly to the Production Engineers/Team Leaders.
- Assist with the implementation of lean manufacturing systems.
- Adhere to control processes to achieve conforming product.
- Complete paperwork in accordance with quality & contractual requirements ensuring materials & product traceability.
- Communicate manufacturing failures and process improvement ideas to Team leader.
- Maintain a high level of housekeeping standards in areas of activity.
- Follow company procedures on ESD compliance.
- Be aware and compliant with Environmental, Health & Safety requirements
- Appropriate training will be provided to be able to perform the various manufacturing operations.
Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
- An experienced technician having served in either a boat building or boat maintenance environment for at least 3 years.
- Able to read/generate mechanical or electrical drawings.
- Have a good practical experience of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and equipment or electrical/electronic installation and test.
- Ability to diagnose and fault find on electro/mechanical equipment.
- Slinging/mechanical lifting experience would be an advantage.
- Understands the principles and need for production control documentation and traceability.
- Able to trace faults in end product and identify production inefficiencies and suggest solutions.
- Possess a working knowledge of ISO 9000 requirements in a production environment.
Meeting sometimes challenging timescales, work as part of a team to reliably deliver a range of products to production quality, on time and to budget with minimum wastage.
- Strong planning and organisation skills
- Effective communication
- Self motivated, demonstrating initiative
- Flexible and adaptive
- Team Player
- Promote a "can do" attitude