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Machine Assembly Build Technician

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    Electrical, Engineering, Maintenance, Mechanical

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    £12 - £15 per hour

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    Daniel Warby

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    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Job Title: Machine Assembly/Build Technician

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Northampton

Salary: DOE plus bonus & overtime available weekly

Industry: Automotive

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and a world leader in Automotive Performance Technology based in Northampton. Due to an increase in demand and orders an additional role has become available for a Machine Assembly/Build Technician to join a great business on a permanent basis.

  1. Hours of work - 40 hours / week (08:00am to 16:30pm)  Lunch break of 30 mins at 12:30pm.  Two paid breaks: 10:00am to 10:15am & 15:00 to 15:10.
  2. Bonus scheme - £10 / week clock in bonus (if you clock in 5 minutes before your clock-in time)
  3. Holiday entitlement - Starts at 23 days / annum plus Bank Holiday.   1 extra day will be added per year to a maximum of 26 days
  4. Other company benefits - Contributory Company pension scheme after completion of 6 months probationary period

Job Description
  • Assembling components
  • Reading instructions
  • Soldering
  • Adhering to Health & Safety practices
  • Soldering experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Assembly and sub-assembly of kits and machinery components, ensuring the products are assembled to meet the highest quality standards and delivery timescales.
  • Undertake cosmetic and functional quality checks and identify improvement opportunities
  • Building & programming computers to correct specification
  • Working from electrical diagrams
  • Building and fixing wiring looms
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic assemblies
Efficient and correct to specification Mechanical assembly, hydraulic installation, electrical wiring, and fabrication / fitting operations, linked to the manufacture of bespoke machines


  • Basic Engineering Experience
  • Previous experience of working in a production or automotive assembly environment and knowledge of industrial machinery would be an advantage but not essential
  • Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical fitting and installation
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and work instructions
  • Must have proven experience in hand/bench fitting
  • Previous experience working with hand tools and power tools
  • Manual dexterity, able to lift and carry objects and other physical aspects.
  • Familiar with Microsoft PC based software (Word, Excel, Outlook etc)
Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!