Mechanical Technician

SE1528 / 614/611
South Oxfordshire

£25,000 - £30,000

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Mechanical Technician
South Oxfordshire
£25k – £30k

Our client is one of the UK’s largest specialty packaging machinery design, development & manufacturer. With a strong global presence and continued growth within the UK they are looking for a Mechanical Technician, who has a drive for product & machine development and process improvements.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Be responsible for the development of packaging products/machinery and processes
• A hands-on mechanical role, working throughout a project cycle in the process & development of new & existing packaging machinery in a research & development environment
• As part of a project team to build and develop prototype packaging equipment & test rigs
• Undertake tool making, assembly and machining to make parts for machinery
• Support new process, creating innovative solutions to problems and machine developments
• Carry out mechanical manufacture, assembly and commissioning of prototype rigs
• Conduct product, machine and process trials in a research environment before manufacture

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Must have at least 5 years’ experience in a mechanical engineering background
• Educated in an Engineering Apprenticeship to City & Guilds Level 3 or HNC Level
• Previous experience of conducting product, machine & process trials in a research/test and production/manufacturing environment
• Must have experience of tool making with bench skills and assembly of mechanical equipment
• Machining skills – using conventional lathes, mills and grinding machines
• A Logical thinker to transfer new products/machinery into production/manufacturing
• Self-motivated, strong communicator and able to work on own initiative
• Have strong problem-solving skills and be able to give evidence of solutions
• Desirable to have skills working on pneumatics and hydraulics
• Must have the ability to plan and organise own workload effectively

Mechanical Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer, Process Engineer, Development Engineer

Shifts & Benefits Package:

• Salary:- £25,000 – £30,000
• Benefits:- Private Pension, Overtime, Life Assurance, 25 Days Holiday, Various Other Benefits

Job Reference No: SE1528 / 614/611

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy –
Chris Gumm on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on 01275 371981 and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

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