Assembly Technician

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1404423

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Assembly Technician based in Mallusk.

Position: Assembly Technician (Shift)Permanent

Location: Mallusk, Newtownabbey

Salary:  £25.5k per annum

Job Description:

Based within the engineering team of a global manufacturing company, this role will offer the opportunity to work on highly automated, assembly equipment within a fast moving, production environment. The “hands-on” element of this role will be varied, and you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of bespoke equipment, including mechanical, electro-pneumatics and electrical control systems.

Reporting to the Assembly Engineering Manager you will be responsible for immediate preventative and breakdown maintenance of production assembly equipment on a rotating 12 shift pattern.

Duties will include:

  • Work as part of a technical team to fix breakdowns and repairs to maintain automated assembly machines on shift to maximize production, minimize waste and produce products that meet our strict QA standards.
  • The technician will be required to cover tea & lunch break to keep production running.
  • Lead the shift when Technical Supervisor is not available.
  • To liaise with Planning and Production to communicate any current or potential equipment issues that may impact Customer Delivery Schedule.
  • Respond quickly to breakdowns, fault finding, repair and replace machine parts as required.

Essential criteria:

  • Previous technical experience in working with automated machines or motor vehicle repairs.
  • General workshop and tool room skills.
  • Must have good commination skills to work with all departments. QA, Production, Planning and Engineering.
  • Competent in problem solving and working on supervised.

Desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge of electrics/pneumatics.
  • Experience of working 12 hour continental shift pattern.

To apply please click the APPLY NOW button below and forward your CV.

Closing Date 26th April 2019