Materials Technician

Job Title: Materials Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: PAYE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1803-5_1525427691
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2018 10:54

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Materials Technician for our client Perkins Engines. This is a temporary role for an estimated 9 months and will be based in Peterborough. The hourly rate will be between £10.00 to £14.00 p/hr PAYE (dependent on experience).

The AMT-UK team is part of a larger Caterpillar group whose focus is on providing materials engineering solutions for their customers. The team works closely with the Mechanical Engineering Teams but has many customers across the Peterborough site; including engineering, CAE, quality, aftermarket, manufacturing, sales and purchasing.

The team also provides similar support to other Caterpillar sites across the UK. The team consists of around 13 technical specialists, engineers and technicians. The nature of the technical support provided includes product testing and approval, process improvement, failure analysis of components, developments and evaluation of both new material and suppliers and various customer support activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Working under the guidance of Materials Engineers, primary responsibilities include:
* Sectioning components
* Metallographic preparation of samples
* Cleaning & maintenance of workshop equipment
* Moving & handling of engine components

Qualifications and Experience Required:
* Experience of working within a workshop environment
* Quality oriented

* Rudimentary knowledge of engine components
* Experience with MS Office

Key Competencies:
* Teamwork/Interpersonal
* Communication
* Analysis / Problem Solving

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.