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Instrumentation Technician/Engineer

£24,000 to £26,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
FRS-UK are actively recruiting for an Instrumentation Technician/Engineer to join a specialist consultancy with a focus on complex water-related projects, creating next-generation tools and technology and creating state-of-the-art facilities. The Instrumentation Technician/Engineer will play a key role in the fabrication of this equipment, working with our mechanical engineering team to develop the solutions required by our clients. You will produce accurate, high-quality scientific measuring equipment while assisting with fault-finding, repair and servicing of projects to fulfil customer expectations. Key Skills, knowledge and understanding Mechanical and electrical/electronic understanding An understanding of the importance of documentation, manufacturing processes and protocols. Knowledge of limits, fits and tolerances Optical encoder set-up and assembly Experience, knowledge and understanding of telemetry systems Load cell transducer knowledge would also be advantageous PC-based computer knowledge as it applies to production requirements i.e using CRM systems to locate parts as required from stores While not essential, strengths in the following area would be a real bonus Practical Electrical skills: Soldering, basic wiring, knowledge and application of strain gauges and load cell transducers (non-essential as training would be given). Language skills: excellent spoken and written English will be the minimum requirement. As we work all over the world, other languages would also be welcome. Qualifications Completed apprenticeship or further education qualification: Mechanical, electrical or scientific subject. At least 3 years experience working within a small-scale production laboratory environment building instrumentation / electromechanical systems Personal Qualities Technically inquisitive: you will help our team to innovate and deliver novel solutions for our clients, therefore the following attributes are required A desire to learn new skills Hands-on: you will need a practical approach to help us resolve technical issues and meet deadlines Self-motivated: you may sometimes work independently as well as within a team A great communicator: you will be dealing with project teams and clients at all levels from around the world. Flexible: you will be able to respond positively and adapt to changing priorities. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation who value work-life balance, offer an exceptional working environment and support progression. Some international travel may be required, and we will consider full-time, part-time or fixed-term contract working
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  • Job Reference: 707250166-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: FRS-UK Ltd
    FRS-UK Ltd
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent