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Lead Mechanical Technician

SF Recruitment



£33000 - £35000/annum


Posted: 10/05/2022

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Lead Mechanical Technician
Birmingham (Smethwick area)
£33,000 - £35,000
37 ¾ Hrs per weeks (Early finish on Friday)

SF Recruitment are recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Technician to work for our established engineering business based in the Smethwick area. The successful candidate will be responsible for overhauling all types of air ends, blowers and similar equipment as found in industrial and mobile air and gas compressors. This is a Workshop leader role with no outside work expected.

- Inspection, evaluation and cleaning of incoming air ends
- Document evaluation and support report preparation with suitable written notes
- Repair and rebuild air ends using own experience as well as supervision/instruction from the Operations Manager
- Test, paint, despatch as required
- Forklift operation
- Lead Technician additional responsibilities:
- Coordination and prioritisation of incoming air ends stripping, inspection, documentation
- Coordination of customer priorities and workshop schedule with the GM and Customer Service
- Assurance of workshop function and tidiness
- Recommendations for maintenance, service and supplies
- Responsibility for Health and Safety issues in the workshop

Experience and skill set:
- The candidate must have minimum 3-5 years equipment maintenance, air compressor or pump service. Specific experience in the overhaul of rotating machinery a plus.
- High level of overall mechanical training and aptitude,
- Experience with basic workshop machine tools
- Good understanding of mechanical equipment and how it works
- Experience working safely with lifting equipment and machine tools
- Welding experience not specifically required but beneficial
- Ability to work well in a team environment, willing to perform all workshop functions in support of customer requirements.
- Good communication skills, particularly to record evaluation findings and communicate within the team,

The company:
Participation in employee benefits after the trial period including:
- Pension scheme with Company match
- Life Assurance 4x salary

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