Mechanical Assembler

Derby, Derbyshire
£10.00 - £11.60 per hour
01 Nov 2019
27 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Mechanical Assembler

(basic mechanical knowledge required)

As a mechanical assembler you will be building state of the art rail vehicles at the manufacturing facility in Derby. Working on various different manufacturing stages, to instructions and in a team environment.

We are looking for candidates that have a practical mind-set, have had some experience in assembly, fitting or tool exposure and have a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude that is essentially looking for a brilliant opportunity in the rail industry.

You do not need to have any formal qualifications or direct work experience, you just need some basic mechanical knowledge, experience of using mechanical hand tools and practical common sense.

Prior to the commencement of your contract you will receive and be required to pass a full training course purposely designed for the duties of this role.  Over a period of 5 days you will learn the fundamentals of how to:

- Torque Tighten

- Earth Bond

- Electrically Verify

- Rivnut

You will have chance to develop and utilise these skills learnt, within the working environment and will eventually result in an NVQ Level 2 qualification in ‘Business Improvement Techniques’ once fully competent.

Person Profile/Experience:

- Open to taking direction, learning new skills and possess a positive ‘can-do’ attitude

- Able to work from and interpret written work instruction closely

- Able to carry out physical aspects as well as the more intricate aspects of the role

- Flexible and committed team member that works well as part of team

- Accurate and efficient worker

- Good dexterity

- Able to use different hand tools and basic mechanical knowledge


Job location: Litchurch Lane, Derby, DE24 4AD

Shift Pattern: The general shift pattern is mornings and afternoons however these are subject to change in line with production requirements

Hourly pay rate: (PAYE)      

Day Shift: £10.00   Mon – Thurs 7:30am - 4pm (Fri 7:30am - 12:30pm)

Morning Shift: £10.80 Mon – Thurs 6am - 2pm (Fri 6am - 12.12pm)

Afternoon Shift: £11.60 Mon – Thurs 2pm - 10pm (Fri 12.12pm - 6.24pm)

Standard Hours per week: 37


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01332 224540

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Monday – Friday between 3pm & 5pm -  Shorterm Group, Gleneagles House, Vernon Gate, Derby, DE1 1UP.  You must bring your up to date CV

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