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Andover  |  4 January 2018
Trainee Technician

Are you looking to take your first career steps within an Engineering / Manufacturing company? Please apply TODAY !

 Are you a driven, enthusiastic, mechanically minded candidate? Do you want to join a world-renowned Engineering company with an exciting future?

This is a varied, hands on, physical job; you will be responsible for operating moulding machines & ensuring that the necessary equipment and materials are ready to enable parts to be made on time.

This amazing opportunity offers a fun team environment, structured career progression, starting salary of £18k – £20K, Free parking + fantastic company benefits, based in Andover.

Responsibilities of the Trainee Technician:

  • Independently, with minimum supervision, load moulds on to the machine arms, charge moulds, and operate different control profiles to produce mouldings.
  • Carry out post moulding operations and quality checks.
  • Maintain a keen attention to detail – remaining alert to all process variables.
  • Work to the Production Plan (and any agreed deviations) ensuring minimum stock level of products are available at all times
  • Maintain the moulding machine and troubleshoot associated problems when required.
  • Develop the ability to resolve issues and non-conformances arising from the roto-moulding, and post-moulding processes.
  • Proactively apply a practical trouble-shooting/problem-solving skill set, to ensure sustainable solutions are implemented to address non conforming product or process inefficiency.
  • Assist the development of work instructions and production/quality control documentation for new and current products.
  • Maintain Daily Production record sheet and liaise with your Manager on departmental productivity performance.

Personal Attributes of the Trainee Technician:

  • Desire to start a career in within Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Comfortable using basic hand and power tools
  • Ability to read work instructions and drawings
  • Physically fit to carry out manual operations including lifting, kneeling, bending , standing for long periods
  • Comfortable in a workshop environment
  • Fluent English communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Manufacturing or Engineering related ONC or NVQ (level 3) preferred.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary £18k
  • Structured career progression + pay rises
  • World class training on offer
  • Free parking
  • Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm & Fridays 8am to 1pm
  • 23 days holiday, rising 1 day per annum to maximum of 25 days holiday.
  • After 5 years’ service, holiday increasing by 1 day per annum to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Birthday Bonanza – a day off on your birthday, or the nearest weekday in additional to your holiday entitlement.
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme (employee 3% / employer 6%)
  • 3x salary annual life assurance.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • Chance to work for a rapidly expanding and world-renowned engineering company.

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