Workshop Technician

04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Workshop Technician

Location: Leeds

Salary: Competitive

About us

HOERBIGER is active throughout the world as a leading player in the fields of compression technology, drive technology and hydraulics. The HOERBIGER brand is synonymous with performance-defining components in compressors, industrial engines and turbines, automobile transmissions, and multifaceted mechanical engineering applications. Innovations in attractive technological market niches are the basis for components, systems and services that offer unique selling propositions and long-term benefits for the customer.

The role

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our UK operation in Leeds as a Workshop Technician.

As part of the Service team you will be responsible for repairing components in line with HOERBIGER scopes of work and standard operating procedures within agreed repair times.

Key Responsibilities of the Workshop Technician

  • Identify components sent by customers for refurbishment and book into ESM
  • Assess components to repair and provide rework information for quotation purposes
  • Add spares and sub-contract operations into ESM
  • Inspect and refurbish compressor components to Hoerbiger standards using manual and CNC machines
  • Manufacture parts required for refurbishment activities using manual and CNC machines
  • Pack components to HUK standards
  • Complete operator maintenance inspections/checks and report defects to the Service & QHSE Manager.
  • Complete all required quality records
  • Take part in Field Service activities when required
  • Take responsibility for own safety and safety of others at all times, perform refurbishment operations in a safe manner at all times
  • Perform Risk Assessments
  • Keep all work areas organised, clean and tidy

Essential Experience & Requirements of the Workshop Technician

  • Apprentice trained in mechanical engineering
  • Experience of working in a service environment where a high level of flexibility is required and demands can change quickly
  • Experience of working in a small team where duties can be varied and job descriptions broad
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • The ability to set and perform simple operations on manual machines (lathe, miller, drill)
  • The ability to take simple assemblies apart and put them back together again, sometimes without a build-up drawing
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Undertake all necessary training to perform required tasks
  • The ability to work quickly within the required timeframes
  • A confident self-starter who is able to get on with their work without constant supervision
  • Enthusiastic and proactive about improving the company

In return, you will benefit from a competitive salary, an annual bonus based on company and individual performance, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme and an opportunity to have a long term career in an established company.