Engineering Technician

  • Job Reference: 1108700160-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Proactive Global
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position: Engineering Technician

Salary - 23,000 - 25,000

Location: Milton Keynes

Proactive currently have an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Technician to begin work for a leading manufacturing and production business in Milton Keynes.

Due to rapid company expansion and an ever growing order book, our client is hoping to recruit at least one additional Engineering Technician to help ensure the quality and accuracy of the factory's function is well maintained throughout this new and excited influx of work.


To succeed the candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills and be willing to learn and develop new skills. The role focuses on three main areas: Product development support, Product testing & maintenance.

As a member of the engineering department, you will work closely with project engineers to provide support with new product development and existing product testing. This will involve the fabrication of test equipment and test products. The successful candidate will be given training in sheet metal fabrication techniques including folding, roll and forming. Candidates will also be required to weld and will be trained in multiple welding disciplines including TIG, MMA and MIG.

As an engineering technician you will be heavily involved with product type approval testing. This aspect of the role will involve setting up a variety of test equipment, preparing samples and testing. It's important that candidates hold them self to high professional standards and have good communication skills when testing with external approval bodies.

The role will also include elements of repair and maintenance. This will involve working with maintenance to help carry out preventative maintenance on production equipment. There may also be the need to fabricate new or replacement components for production equipment. This will involve the use of manual and CNC laths and milling machines.


Minimum Level 3 BTEC in an Engineering discipline or

You will be expected to hold at least an apprenticeship in an engineering discipline and/or have significant working experience in Mechanical Engineering or a research, development or test type environment, although, specific training will be available to the right candidate.

Experience in the development and operation of test rigs and test equipment is highly desirable though not essential for level 3 roles

If you are interested in this position, please apply with a copy of your CV & a member of our team will be in touch to discuss the opportunity with you in further detail.

How to Apply:

For more information on the role, or an informal discussion regarding opportunities we have available, please contact Charley McCleave on (phone number removed) or (url removed) .

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