Mechanical Technician

Contract:
Temporary
Category:
Part Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
£11.40 per hour
Posted:
29/11/2016
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Acorn People
Job Ref:
193654

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Technician to join their team.

You will be responsible to support the mechanical evaluation and development of Home Appliances and their associated components, assemblies and systems. This role will involve some physical manual handling.

This is a temporary role, looking for an immediate start. Pay rate will depend on experience - between £11.40 - £14.40 per hour.

Responsibilities will include:

� Evaluate products, components and systems, from concept to production, to relevant standards, using

� Appropriate and recognised tools and methods.

� Adhere to applicable regulations, company policies and quality systems.

� Maintain tools, equipment and the lab environment.

� Prepare analysis of own testing using MS Excel.

� Prepare reports of own test results.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

� Ideally have some experience working within a design laboratory environment with a mechanical engineering bias although not essential.

� Good working knowledge of MS Office software Excel and Word.

� Previous experience of temperature measurement and testing would be desirable.

� The ability to write reports, evaluate products / components and interpret test results is essential.

� Must be an effective team player with a flexible attitude and good communication skills

� Self-starting with good initiative.

Qualifications required - HNC / HND in engineering related discipline plus 5 GCSEs - Maths and English Grade C or above.

Company Description

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Closing Date:
06/12/2016

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