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Machine Shop Technician

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £14.00 - 16.01 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 59066

Machine Shop Technician - JP00000415


£16.01 per hour - PAYE


A Machine Shop Technician opportunity has become available for a global automotive OEM.

Work within Test Services Machine Shop within R&D Test Facility using all or some of the following skills;

  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Welding
  • Bench fitting
  • Sheet Metal work

Other duties include:

  • Manufacture of Test Rigs/mounts to support trial/test activities
  • Manufacture of one-off or small batch prototype parts to support test activities or vehicle builds at Production Plants
  • Modifications to vehicle bodies or complete vehicles (E.g grinding and welding to modify from design intent)
  • Liaise directly with requester/engineers to ensure full understanding of requirements of work requested (E.g dimensions, material, timing)
  • Understanding of basic component measurement techniques to ensure engineering/design dimensional accuracy is met
  • Basic Computer literacy (word processing)
  • Use skills to provide support to other test sections as required

Qualifications, skills training requirements

  • Recognised Qualifications or Apprenticeship within relevant engineering disciplines
  • Proven experience within the relevant fields


  • Fully proficient in all or some of the engineering disciplines named in Scope of Work
  • A basic knowledge of Word and Outlook for email correspondence and creation/presentation of engineering information
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be able to manage and prioritise their work

Please contract Jame Tilley for more details

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.