Production Technician

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Salary Description
OTE £50000 with overtime
Contract Type

Job Title: Production Technician

Job type: Shifts, Permanent

Location: Aldershot

Hours: 14:45 – 00:00 Mon – Thurs

Pay: Circa £17.50ph + 20% Shift Premium

Our client supply precision machined parts and gear technology solutions to the aerospace and defence sector.

While you’re are on training, you’ll be working the normal 1st shift (i.e. 06:30 – 15:15, Monday – Thursday, and 06:00 – 13:00, Friday). Then you’ll move to the 2nd shift once there are sufficiently trained staff to form a 2nd shift. The intention is to have 3 groups of 3 people working the 2nd shift across various units.

Main Purpose of Job:
The role will involve operating various machines to produce conforming product. Aid the set up and preparation of materials and tooling for upcoming jobs, working from engineering drawings to produce precision spec components for clients in the aerospace and automotive industry. Role will include gear cutting, turning, lapping, grinding and deburring.

Key Responsibilities:
⦁ Operate machines;
⦁ Aid / Change machine setting from one job to another within a set time frame;
⦁ Ability to read and understand drawings;
⦁ Change and adjust machine parameters and tooling as required to meet dimensional and output requirements;
⦁ Able to use micrometers, verniers and other inspection equipment to check work to drawing dimensions and validation sheets;
⦁ Apply appropriate deburring in accordance with the design specifications;
⦁ Setting and running multiple machines when the component and/or batch sizes allow;
⦁ Meet desired quantities, conducting in-process inspection and checking against drawings and specifications to ensure they are made accurately and to the highest standards;
⦁ Deal with technical queries where possible, as and when required;
⦁ Support colleagues by assisting with other duties when required, to aid the smooth running of the Company;
⦁ Work in accordance to the quality system and processes of the company;
⦁ Be punctual at all times;
⦁ Report any issues to the Unit Manager or Supervisor asap;
⦁ Adhere to the company’s health and safety requirements and complete training as required.

Skills and Qualifications/experience:
⦁ 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar industry/role.
⦁ The ability to use a range of measuring equipment.
⦁ Good math and technical skills.
⦁ Knowledge and experience of systematic problem solving.
⦁ Be proactive and a great team player.
⦁ To be a quick learner and adaptable to change.
⦁ Have excellent attention to detail.
⦁ Be able to work effectively and efficiently to meet target deadlines.

⦁ Holiday 26.5 days inc bank holiday
⦁ Overtime at 1.5x
⦁ Pension scheme (3% employer contribution after 3 months of continuous work; 5% employee contribution)
⦁ Subject to successful completion of a probation period, overtime will be paid at time and a half
⦁ Group Life cover – 3 x current basic annual salary
⦁ Specsavers Eyecare Vouchers

What next?
⦁ Do you have the experience? The company welcome a site visit to ensure you are happy with the role, the environment, and the people you will work with!
⦁ If you would like to speak to someone regarding being booked on a site visit then please contact Tom Edney 07823 402 034 for more information or send an email to
⦁ Immediate starts are available!

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.

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