Hydraulic Hose Assembler
A key role within the company to support our oil and air operations, the hose assembly technician is responsible for assembling and testing hydraulic hoses to ensure they are fit for purpose to meet the high standards set by the company.
1. To follow and comply with Company and Statutory Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental and Personnel policies and procedures at all times.
2. Adhere to a line managers reasonable written or verbal instruction.
3. To carry out all work to client specification.
4. To ensure that all tasks carried out meet the companies QMS procedures.
5. To be fully aware of component compatibility and competent in the use and knowledge of all products.
6. To be able to identify and use appropriate fittings for fitting to specified hoses, as per customer specification.
7. To carry out assemblies using a variety of hoses for industrial, offshore and hydraulic purposes.
8. To be able to perform low and high pressure testing procedures as required by the rail industry.
9. To understand the procedures involved when testing to higher pressures and its associated safety critical aspects.
10. To be able to identify and use all types of hoses for the purpose specified by the customer order.
11. Creating and completing technical documentation and procedures.
12. To carry out all assembly techniques as per supplier or in-house procedures.
13. To be familiar with all our supplied fittings and their use.
14. To be aware of environmental issues associated with workshop procedures.
15. Be able to use all relevant machinery and equipment in accordance with quality and health and safety guidelines.
16. To ensure that work areas are maintained clean and hazard free at all times.
17. To report any safety defects to line manager immediately.
18. To actively contribute to the overall team activities and promote good working practices.
19. Mentor trainees / apprentices when applicable. Additional Information:
• Basic knowledge in Engineering Standards.
• Work to support 5S activities.
• Experience within the rail or automotive industry.
• Have proven experience in assembly, testing and/or a highly technical role working to rigorous quality standards.
• Understand schematic drawings.
• Demonstrate the ability to use a variety of calibrated measuring equipment and the skills in using mechanical tools.
• Customer focused.
• GCSE in Maths and English
• Recognised Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent NVQ Level 2
• Good communicator
• Self-motivated team player with a positive can-do attitude.
• Tenacious and resilient.
• Able to work autonomously
Typical Hours Worked Monday to Thursday 07:00 AM – 17:00 PM Friday 13:00 PM Finish.
Benefits: 25 days Holiday, Pension (EE pension Contribution matched up to 5%)
Modern and up to date working facilities
Full sick pay for 3 months the following 3 months after the first 3 paid at half pay.
(this is only after passing required time worked at the company)
Every last hour and a half worked Monday to Thursday is paid at time and a third once you are full time on the clients books.