Mechanical Assembler

  • Job Reference: SWR3470
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SP Genevac
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £23,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: depending on experience plus benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical Assembly Technician – Do you have a background in Mechanics, either through work or as a hobby? Want to work for an organistion that enables you to finish at 1pm on a Friday? If yes then SP Genevac, part of a well-established and highly regarded scientific equipment brand manufacturer, due to an increase in volume is seeking multiple Mechanical Assembler’s to join our company based in Ipswich, on a full-time basis.

SP Genevac are a well-established and highly regarded scientific equipment brand manufacturer and supplier of research and production capital equipment with uses including in the work to defeat covid 19. We are a business who takes pride in our work and like what we do!  

We will allow you to learn and develop your skills giving you the opportunity to use them on a daily basis. The Mechanical Assembler will be expected, after training, to build and test from the complete range of SP products manufactured at the Ipswich facility. The Mechanical Assembler will report to the Production Manager.

For the successful candidate, there is a three-tier progression system, supporting training and understanding across our products.

For the Mechanical Assembler the key tasks will be

  • Assembly of mechanical and electrical sub-systems and full build of SP products.
  • Testing of mechanical and electrical assemblies to ensure the product meets the quality standards.
  • Chamber and condenser assembly, including gassing/evacuation and brazing
  • Low level fault diagnoses and correction
  • Movement of materials / products.
  • In process quality inspection / testing of material and products, including maintaining our quality records for our QMS Iso 9001 accreditation.
  • Help with the training of other personnel on build and test processes when suitably experienced.
  • Highlighting any defaults with items received from outside contractors / suppliers or other departments.
  • Will be expected to meet the defined build times for each product line at the required quality levels and product specifications.

You will be a practical person, who can build/create using your hands with a mechanical ability.  Practical knowledge of production manufacturing industry and have brazing and soldering skills would be ideal but not essential. 

Ideally you will have experience in mechanical assembly within a light engineering environment, for more senior roles you will have machine shop experience, including the reading of mechanical drawings with Lean manufacturing experience. Knowledge of Health and Safety at work including Manual handling techniques. 

As well as having an excellent eye for detail and quality awareness.  You will be computer literate and able to write and communicate in English.  As well as being a team player, who can motivate fellow colleagues.  Capable of multi-tasking with the ability of flexible thinking 

This is a full-time permanent role, which is physically demanding, and you will be required to follow all Health & Safety, PPE and ESD procedures in force as per company rules. Hours are 37.5 per week. Monday 7.30 – 4.30, Tuesday – Thursday 7.30 – 4.15 and Friday 7.30am – 1pm.

In return, the company are offer a competitive salary (depending on experience) as well as a great benefits package of 25 days holiday (increases with service), Life Assurance, Healthcare, Company Pension, Employee Assistance Programmes, Access to discount website, ongoing training, regular company meetings, Employee Referral scheme and Impact Award programme. We also have a fully air-conditioned working environment!

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to progress in a rewarding career. If you have the relevant skills, attributes, or experience, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional keywords:  Assembly Technician, Mechanical, Assembly Operative, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

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