Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £19 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1905-37_1557495691
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 14:41

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to join our client based in Stevenage. This is a contract role for an initial 12 months and has a pay rate of £19p/hr Ltd with a 20% shift uplift.

Job Profile

A Mechanical Technician to join the Structures Team in Stevenage. Responsibilities will be to assemble precision mechanical assemblies using such techniques as drilling riveting and general fitting. Other tasks will involve composite bonding of structures and sub-assemblies. Also working on large main assembly jigs and providing hands on support to the Stevenage test facilities.

Work from work instructions and drawings to produce the required article. To complete and record information within appendices/routing card/work instruction after the completion of every operation. Highlight any anomalies and proactively liaise with the Team Leader/Engineering to update instruction to reflect build sequence and data capture requirements.

To work in accordance with LDS (local document system) describing methods and procedures. Promote Cleanroom regulations, local area health and safety requirements and 5S policy within local work areas

To regularly demonstrate skills, a specialism or product knowledge/experience that sets the technician apart from their peers and to train and mentor colleagues in this area to ensure the high quality of finished goods.

To demonstrate the desire, commitment and team working ethic to complete task in the correct quality and lead time.

To demonstrate flexibility and mobility to work across different product and or departments as required by the workload.

To work independently in the area of knowledge/expertise to lead and/or oversee activities in order to utilise experience and knowledge.

To be a self starter

To work directly with engineers, designers and customers as needed

Liaise with team leader and production support to address manufacturing anomalies and be proactive in 5s disciplines and continuous improvement activities.


Reporting to a Team Leader

Day-to-day task allocation may come from a Lead Technician/Team Leader


Interface with shop floor Engineering and Production control support as required. Provide inputs to improvement initiatives.

Liaise directly with manufacturing engineering/design within area of expertise/knowledge, request supply of replacement parts & test pieces, adhesive mix room

Skills/Experience Required


Minimum of 5 years time served experience of assembly, manufacturing or production working as an individual or as part of a team.


Experience of the Aerospace Industry

Applicants from a precision fitting/instrument making/toolmaking background will also be considered

Education & Training

ONC/NVQ 3 level in Manufacturing or Production discipline or recognised technician level apprenticeship and or

City & Guilds craft qualification


  • Double day Shifts lasting up to four weeks at a time may be required (06.00 to 14.00 M to F + 12.00 to 20.00 M to F)

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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