Instrumentation Technician - Mechanical Engineering / Assembly - Derby, East Midlands

Job ID : 375

Instrumentation Technician - Mechanical Engineering / Assembly

Based: Derby, East Midlands


An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an Instrumentation Assembly Technician to join a world leader in the design, manufacture, supply and support of high quality specialised instrumentation products and services for the aerospace and turbo-machinery industries. 

We are seeking a mechanically biased Engineering Technician to undertake the assembly and instrumentation of precision components.

The role involves the assembly / fitting of instrumentation devices that involve precise tolerances and great attention to detail. Much of the work involves low volume / one-offs / prototypes, which creates a varied but challenging role.

Duties include:
- Bench fitting to assemble rig, development and test components and accessories

- Assembly of rakes and probes from customer specifications.

- Installation of strain gauges, thermocouples, pressure tubing and sensors.

- Providing off-site customer support, including installation, commissioning and calibration 

- Providing assistance and advice to Design Engineers to establish best manufacture and assembly methods.



- Experience of working within a precision engineering/manufacturing environment.

- Experience of general assembly work.

- Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and tolerances.

- Committed to delivering a high level of customer satisfaction.


- Experienced in the application of high and/or low temperature strain gauges.

- Time served recognised Engineering Apprenticeship.


-  Job Sector: Aerospace

- Job Type: Permanent

- Starting Salary: Negotiable up to approx £25,000 for basic hours  + scope for overtime at higher rate

- Excellent working hours: 7.30am - 4.15pm (Mon - Thurs) & 7.30am to 12pm (Fri)


Salary : 25000
Country : United Kingdom
Region : Derby

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