Vehicle Assembly Technician - Merthyr Tydfil

Ref: 7246 Date Posted: Thursday 27 Jun 2024
Assembly Technician
Location:        Merthyr Tydfil
Salary:            Up to £34,250 DOE + Overtime, 4-day working week
Contract:        24-month Fixed Term Contract
Hours:            37.5 hours per week (7 am to 5 pm Monday - Wednesday and 7 am to 4.30 pm on Thursday with every Friday being off)
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Vehicle Assembly Technician to join a global industry leader in the defence sector, where you will be responsible for a mix of mechanical and electrical vehicle assembly duties. You may have a particular bias towards mechanical or electrical, but we are looking for a mix of skillsets.  Armoured Fighting Vehicle experience would be ideal but similar heavy/large vehicle experience would also be considered.
There are excellent career opportunities, further development, and the opportunity to be involved in some very exciting and challenging projects.
Assembly Technician duties include but are not limited to:
  • Competent technician capable of electrical and mechanical assembly and integration of complex systems working from drawings and engineering instruction
  • Competent and safe use of all hand and air tools
  • Use of jigs, fixtures, and measuring tools on precision assemblies
  • Working with support from the engineering group – a methodical and precise approach to ensure the successful completion of production tasks on high-value hardware
Assembly Technician Skills Required:
  • Proven experience as a Vehicle Assembly Technician, Armoured Vehicle Technician / Aircraft Assembly Technician or similar role.
  • Ability to complete set-ups and perform quality and performance testing.
  • Ability to work from written instructions with limited supervision.
  • Ability to use hand tools and measuring equipment with high accuracy.
  • Ability to liaise with the test support, engineering and Quality functions.
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-inspect work to ensure quality defects are mitigated
  • Hands-on experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Understanding of “clean as you go”/6S/FOD/Tool control programs mandatory.
  • Experienced with quality inspection points and process documentation.
  • A very high level of health and safety awareness.
  • Must be able to take direction well and is a strong team player.
  • Extreme attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills and problem-solving skills.
You will need to be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance for this role.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.


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