Technician / Senior Technician

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
10 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


The Test House (Cambridge) Ltd

The Test House has an opportunity for a skilled Machinist in its engineered products and specimen manufacturing workshops.

You will join a busy and profitable TWI group with a diverse business portfolio including UKAS accredited materials testing and the manufacture of specialist one-off jigs, fixtures, tooling, testing and welding machines.

You will work closely with other Technicians and Project Leaders carrying out complex machining operations to produce one off component parts and also the manufacture of test pieces extracted from a wide range of components.

These roles would suit a machinist or tool maker with skills in close tolerance manual turning, milling and grinding, along with some background in the use of CNC milling machines, CNC lathes and wire eroding equipment.  Experience in machining a wide variety of materials including plastics, titanium and super alloys to high tolerances would be an advantage.

You will have good experience of practical problem solving and be able to demonstrate your attention to detail when working to standards and procedures. Good IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office packages would be an advantage. You will be expected to work in accordance with current Health and Safety requirements and to high quality standards within tight deadlines.

You must have a track record in machining and hold a City and Guilds, BTEC level or equivalent in an engineering or related discipline and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and organisational skills. You must be able to contribute to a multi-disciplinary team, be self-motivated and capable of working unsupervised.

Reference number: 141/18

Closing Date: 29th October 2018

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Job Profile: Technician / Senior Technician