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Machinist & Equipment Support Technician

Job Title: Machinist & Equipment Support Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00058140_1665756435
Contact Name: Jackie Zhang
Contact Email: Jieqi.Zhang@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
* Work from engineering drawings to produce small jigs and fixtures from aluminium and hard plastics
* Precision machining using manual lathes or manual milling machines
* Machine to tight tolerances on bespoke jigs and fixtures
* Work closely with equipment engineering and operations teams to effectively restore equipment breakdowns
* Maintain and develop equipment preventative maintenance plans
* Work with equipment engineering teams to qualify and introduce new equipment
This job description is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The jobholder will carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required by their line

Required:
* C&G, NVQ or Diploma within mechanical engineering related discipline
* Previous experience working as a manual miller/turner or machinist
* Able to read from technical drawings
* Self-motivated, meticulous, and good at working in a team
* Experience of applying a quality standard to your work
* Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
* Basic computer skills (Microsoft package: Excel, Word, Outlook)
Desirable:
* CAD experience Solidworks, etc
* Experience within manufacturing industry
* Continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles
* Basic math skills to enable you to calculate measurements and tolerances

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.