Junior Engineer

Job Title: Junior Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Piccotts End
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-03-16
Reference: BH-213
Contact Name: Tom Wellings
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2020 14:12

Job Description

I have a fantastic client based in Hemel Hempstead looking for a Junior Engineer to join the team,

Due to their recent contracts they have acquired they are looking to grow the team for the future.


The client is looking for a Technical operator to join their production team. This role involves a technical and mechanical understanding of all machines on the shop floor with an emphasis on quality control, planned preventative maintenance and operator mentoring.

The most suited candidate will show a keen interest in production engineering as well as be results driven.

About the role:

You will need all the below to succeed in this role;

·A keen eye for detail.

·The ability to work well under pressure.

·A flexible attitude towards work.

·Excellent communication skills both spoken and written in English.

·A desire to learn and continuously improve.

·Be mechanically minded with an interest in engineering.

·A team player.

·Passionate about production engineering and quality control.

·Have excellent interpersonal skills.

The role will require the candidate to;

·Perform pre-run and post-run checks on machinery ensuring the machines are ready to run and set in the correct way.

·Perform periodic quality checks and rectify issues as they arise in a precise and timely manner.

·Keep the machines running to ensuring production is always the top priority.

·Perform planned maintenance cycles on all machinery within the factory.

·Liaise with machine operators, production management and engineering ensuring a constant flow of information.

·Mentor and train machine operators ensuring our operators are trained to the best possible level.

·Set and monitor the standards that our customers expect.

·Improve morale through training and development.

·Continually look for opportunities for efficiencies by driving a culture of cost-awareness & innovation.

·Communicate verbally with machine suppliers when dealing with breakdowns or ordering parts.

·Having the ability to read technical drawings and exploded diagrams.

·Have a working knowledge of workshop equipment and safe use.

·Be passionate about health and safety

·Be flexible and understanding that the role will evolve as time passes.

·Be able to identify machine issues and rectify these in a precise and timely manner.