Mechanical Technician

  • Job Reference: 1108699444-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: 2020 Recruitment
  • Location: Kintore, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: £16.27 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

2020 Recruitment is working with one of our engineering clients who are looking to add a Mechanical Technician to their team in Kintore.

Initially a 6-month contract, but a permanent position will be offered at the end of this probationary period.

This is a great opportunity to join a market leader and progress your career to the next level.

Please note you must have a valid counterbalance licence to be considered.

The Role

As a Mechanical Technician you will be responsible for reading and interpreting drawings, positioning parts for assembly as well as performing repairs, reporting quality issues of the day-to-day assembly and fitting of the full range of product lines.

You will support, improve and participate in on-time assembly of products through specific techniques as well as innovative idea generation and efficient problem solving. As part of a team of manufacturing technicians you will dedicated to maintaining high quality standards and providing products that are expected to be right first time on time.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Mechanical Technician your day-to-day tasks will include the following:

  • Operate designated machine safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Complete schedules, sequences, and assignments for assembly line activities
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Section Leader, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation
  • Monitor and control materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or faults
  • Maintain assembly line performance standards, e.g. by monitoring gauges, dials, and other indicators
  • Maintain quality and quantity of production
  • Check work via the use of gauges, visuals, and measuring tools
  • Maintain an organised/visual workspace (5S understanding)
  • Evaluate current production estimates and outputs

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for the Mechanical Technician you must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Time served apprenticeship or HNC in a relevant subject
  • Working knowledge within an assembly & manufacturing environment including the preparation of components
  • Have a background in a mechanical based profession
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Valid counterbalance licence
  • Ability to operate basic hand and power tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings


As the Mechanical Technician you will be offered the following rate and package:

  • Hourly rate of up to £16.27 PAYE
  • 6-month contract
  • Permanent contract after probationary period
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Holiday pay and pension contributions
  • Company benefits and incentives


To learn more about, or to apply for this position, please get in touch with Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.