Machine Tools Engineer
Location: Reading/Basingstoke area
Package: £33,850.00 - £48,000 (depending on suitability and level of experience)
Closing Date: 9th October 2023
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site
We are currently looking to recruit a Multi-Disciplined Machine Tool Engineer to join our team working from our sites based near Reading.
You will be responsible for performing a variety of Machine Tool lifecycle activities from assistance with installation, breakdown, maintenance, servicing and error mapping in order to optimise plant and equipment availability.
The role will give you the opportunity to develop your skills in Machine Tool design on challenging bespoke projects across a range of facilities. This will require a focussed and consistent approach working with and directing Capital projects, where the Machinery Directive and associated standards and legislative requirements will be applied in full.
You will be required to:
Use a high degree of skill and high technical ability carry out a wide range of maintenance activities efficiently and in a timely manner on plant and equipment
Apply a range of technical fault-finding skills within own discipline. Gather plant data and analysis result, using a range of techniques
Implement modifications as directed by Task Manager
Inspect and endorse the quality of own work to ensure it meets the required specification.
Apply mentoring skills to less experienced craft team members and apprentices
Ensure the understanding and application of responsibilities with regard to the Company's Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
To be successful in this role you will have:
Engineering Apprenticeship with a minimum NVQ Level 4 or equivalent work experience
C&G (as appropriate) / ONC/HNC or above
General knowledge of plant, equipment and processes related to trade
Knowledge of maintenance practices, technologies and techniques
Conversant in fault-finding techniques and methodologies
Knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act
Understanding and use of Safe Systems of work
Working experience of operational plant maintenance service delivery
These roles are governed by Health and Safety at Work Regulations and require all candidates to have an Occupational Health-set fitness level in order to wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to work in controlled environments
All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.