Mechanical Technician

Job title : Mechanical Technician
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sectors :
Salary : £27000.00 - £34000 per annum
Start date : 2019-10-04
Job Reference : SYN2074_1570199672
Contact name : Zac Pyne
Contact email :

Mechanical Technician

  • £27-34k (inc shift uplift)
  • Pension
  • Overtime available
  • Pool car when travelling to site
  • 8am - 4:30 pm

Our client, a manufacturing business serving the food processing industry are currently looking for trainee field service engineer, this role will suit someone with
basic toolroom / workshop knowledge (Lathe's, Mills, welding etc). Working on a shift pattern you will be required to travel frequently with overnight stays


As a trainee service engineer you will be given the tools and knowledge to develop into a fantastic engineer. At first, you will be responsible for shadowing and assisting experienced engineers. You will then be required to conduct all required mechanical service activities on site as well as all assigned engineering tasks in the workshop. Working on a shift pattern you will be required to travel frequently with overnight stays. An individual training plan will be developed to improve all required skills.

Knowledge and Experience:

It is ESSENTIAL to have a valid driving license in order to apply for this position


  • Welding (Mig, Tig, Oxy etc)
  • Driving license
  • IT skills including MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook.


  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent qualification.

  • Working at height.
  • COSHH awareness.
  • First Aid
  • Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety in particular, food hygiene.
  • Food industry knowledge.
  • Forklift truck license.
  • IPAF 3a license.
  • Lifting and slinging.

Willingness to Travel nationwide as part of a team on a shift pattern.

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