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Mechanical Engineer – Machine Build
Contract – OUTSIDE IR35
Our client is a leading manufacturer based in Birmingham seeking a Mechanical Engineer to facilitate the build and maintenance of mechanical machinery and equipment.
Working from Engineering drawings to assemble special purpose machinery and equipment
Attend machine breakdowns to support design, electrical and maintenance engineers
Work independently and as part of the team on a range of projects
Complete testing post build
Qualifications & experience needed
City and Guilds qualification or apprenticeship
5 years mechanical experience (ideally)
Must have experience assembling machinery
Experienced working with motors, bearings, pneumatics, drilling, fault diagnosis and welding
Background working from complex drawings
An experienced fitter with some electrical experienceCore Competencies(Technical)
Will need to have prior machine build experience, along with a background of assembly and sub-assembly of mechanical parts.
Typical mechanical skills such as fitting motors, pneumatics, bearings etc., also marking out, drilling, tapping, cutting, welding etc.
Knowledge of pneumatic & hydraulic systems to work on special purpose machines, Piping-up, testing, fault diagnosis air & fluid assemblies
Working from drawings you will be required to assemble precision bearings and work with fits & limits in a range of applications (Job related)
Need to be very flexible as they are also required to cover general machine maintenance around the site
Experienced, hands on, fitter. Mechanical bias and some electrical experience would be ideal
Working on precision equipment to high standards – an eye for detail and problem-solving skills are key.
Be a positive and approachable member of the team
Deal professionally, competently and courteously with suppliers and colleagues in verbal and written communications
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