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Engineering Technician

Thor Industries Ltd
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to work in a new and dynamic defence and security company, Thor Industries. This is an exciting time to join our company, we are currently expanding having secured contracts working on various projects of national importance. Therefore, your role as engineering technician will be varied and stimulating and you will be pivotal in the successful delivery of these projects. We would love to hear from you if you are self-motivated with the drive and determination to achieve targets whilst enjoying the autonomy to directly influence your own work areas. Please send your CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria for the role.

General Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings as required by your line manager and senior management
  • To work within the team and share good practice
  • To take part in any CPD activities appropriate to the role 
  • Support the development and implementation of initiatives and policies e.g. data security, health and safety
  • The postholder will be required to undertake any other professional duties as required by their line manager/company director

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Educated to degree level, preferably BSC or BEng in a relevant discipline
  • Desirable to have Incorporated Engineers or member of a professional institution i.e Institute of Engineering and Technology

Essential Skills

  • Good knowledge and use of Microsoft Office
  • Analytical focus and able to write reports/ present to board level
  • Ability to operate a CNC machine
  • Able to use common workshop tools
  • Ability to follow instruction and work under strict Health and Safety protocols
  • This is a practical and physically demanding role, there will be significant amounts of manual lifting, handling and working outdoors in all weathers, so applicants must have the physical capacity to undertake these tasks
  • Full clean driving license

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of HAAS and Solid Works
  • Knowledge of Testing Standards, eg Defstan,
  • Knowledge of programming language, such as MATLAB or Python
  • Knowledge of how to set up and instrument, practical system testing such as measuring acoustic and acceleration.
  • Knowledge of simple electronics systems

Additional Notes

  • Reports to Head of Engineering
  • Additional vetting checks will be necessary, including but not limited to police, security and DBS due to the nature of the work carried out
  • Will have to prove right to work in UK


This is an exciting time to join our company, we are currently expanding having secured contracts working on various projects of national importance. 

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