Job Objective

The Mechanical Technician performs daily assembly tasks on behalf of the Production Team, ensuring tasks are completed by safe, timely, and cost-efficient methods, thus meeting company objectives for zero safety incidents, tangible reduction in internal non-conformances, on-time delivery, and fulfillment of expected revenue forecasting. Additionally, all work completed must be of a standard that meets external certification requirements.

The Mechanical Technician is also responsible for ensuring that capital equipment and relevant work areas are maintained in a safe and operable condition, escalating potential risks to other employees in a timely manner.

Responsibilities of the role

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform Mechanical biased elements in the assembly of H.E.L. products according to work instructions and general assembly documentation
  • Frequent liaison with Project Engineers and the Design team to determine structural elements of H.E.L. equipment to guarantee safe assembly, testing, and operation of saleable products.
  • Performs calibration of pressure fittings to meet safety and quality standards
  • Routine stock management of preventative maintenance spares for workshop capital equipment
  • Performs weekly safety checks on workshop equipment
  • Maintains workspaces in a safe, organized condition.
  • Performs hydrostatic checks on pressure vessels and documents results in accordance with internal and external procedures
  • Contributes to H.E.L. Continuous Improvement by means of submitting change requests, Safety improvement opportunities, and quality improvement actions
  • Inputs into departmental measures and KPIs
Other Responsibilities
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of processes, products, and materials by means of
    • Change requests
    • Leading Quality Improvement initiatives
    • Implementing Lean Manufacturing principles
    • Building a standardized knowledge management repository with enhanced Standard Operating Procedures
  • Providing a technical escalation point for global service and technical support to ensure customers are provided with world-class service.

Candidate requirements

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a mechanically-biased role, with demonstrated exposure to fabrication processes such as cutting, drilling, abrasing, finishing, milling, and other machining.
  • Technical qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline, either vocational or academic.
  • Experience of assembling pressure fittings and joins, tubing manipulation, and extrusion use.
  • Manually dexterous, able to use tools appropriately to assemble products such as manifolds for fluid and gas flow.
  • Computer literate with skills in MS Office Applications such as Excel, Outlook, MS Visio, and MS Teams.
  • Overseas travel may be required, a valid passport is essential.
  • Fluency in written & spoken English
Preferable Skills and Attributes
  • Methodical, organized and systematic in approach to tasks
  • Able to oversee a programme of events and plan accordingly, whilst ensuring timebound milestones are met.
  • Experience of ERP systems, preferably SAP Business One
  • Critical Thinker and problem solver, with the ability to adapt and progress when presented with unforeseen change
  • Understanding of electronics and/or systems engineering an advantage.
  • Confident, personable, and assertive in customer-facing settings and interactions with Global H.E.L. Staff, peers, and functional heads

 Training provided

  • The incumbent is expected to attend frequent 30-60-90 checkpoint meetings on commencement of the role to ensure the 3 month onboarding plan is on track.
  • On completion of successful onboarding, a schedule of regular development conversations is expected to be attended, with additional training requirements to be discussed routinely, where business needs permit.

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