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Workshop Technician

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Type: Temporary
Salary: GBP11 - 13 per Hour
Benefits: benefits
Job Ref: SWHA00000371
Posted: 15/04/2024Apply Now

Job Description

Do you have experience working with electronic components, taking equipment apart, and checking the parts for damage? 

We have an excellent opportunity for a Workshop Technician to join this busy and successful team over at the South Marston Industrial Estate in Swindon.

This position is offered, initially, on a temporary contract but will become permanent for the right candidate! (Typically in under 6 months). 

Working 7.45am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday and 7.45am to 2.30pm on a Friday!

You will be working in a team of two, stripping down drinking units (Brewery Pumps, Bar Guns etc...) washing and cleaning the components, checking them for faults, wear or damage and then putting them back together again, neatly and effectively. You will work to tight deadlines and must therefore be able to work efficiently under pressure. 

The refurb consists of a full strip down of all parts, checking for any damage or wear of parts.  You will use deep cleaning food safe degreaser, washing detergent and de-tan products. This will be a bit more a dirty work environment and candidates must therefore be comfortable with this. 

The re-build stage consists of high quality, attention to the smallest detail and following a systematic process to ensure successful completion.

Other duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Using a variety of grease for different jobs
  • Changing bearings and other small parts
  • Using tools such as; spanners, sockets, screwdrivers, punches, pulleys, cutters, crimping tools and bespoke tools from the unit manufacturers. 
  • PAT testing, micro meter testing, probes
  • Housekeeping

For this role, you will have:

  • The ability to work at a fast pace and to strict time deadlines, adhering to KPIS and output targets. 
  • Physical Fitness is essential due to the nature of the role, as well as the ability to lift weights of up to 10KG on a repetitive basis.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to identify the difference between a part that needs replacing and a part that can be reused.
  • Experienced in using tools such as; spanners, sockets, screwdrivers, punches, pulleys, cutters and crimping tools. 
  • The ability to maintain 5s control and lean techniques. 

For this role, we are looking for individuals who are friendly, motivated and enthusiastic, with previous experience of working to deadlines and used to producing quality work, quickly and effectively.  

Paying Between £11.44 and £12.50 per hour (Paid weekly) – 28 days’ holiday (including Bank Holiday) Pension after 3 months. 

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