Manufacturing Technician

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £26K-28K
Reference : JOB-2272

We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician in Milton Keynes to join our client.


Perform a range of manufacturing / production operations to the required quality standard, on time and within commercial competition cost budgets (i.e. logistics / materials handling, preparation, painting, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, welding, fitting / fabrication, service / maintenance and development).

Main Tasks

  • Efficient and correct to specification Mechanical assembly, hydraulic installation, electrical wiring, and fabrication / fitting operations, linked to the manufacture, service and repair of access platforms.

  • Competent build inspection of all stages and materials used. Full compliance with ISO 45001 procedures, and total quality focus throughout all direct / indirect stages of manufacturing process to achieve a quality product aligned to the customer’s specification / expectations.

  • Effective and efficient value added organisation and control of all allocated operations. Full flexibility, including being training and training others to enable all manufacturing operations by all to be completed across the company.

  • Compliance with health and safety standards, flexibility, and development of skills through the complete manufacturing process, and the production / product cells.

  • Maintaining and developing accurate systems and procedures. Ensuring engineering masters and works orders accurately reflect the approved parts consumed. Identification of low stock / shortages.

  • Maintain a high standard of 5’s workplace organisation. Continuous improvement / elimination of waste, through ‘Lean Manufacturing techniques / tools’.

  • Working as a team to achieve customer quality, delivery, cost and innovation requirements. Striving to meet performance requirements for accidents / incidents, internal quality defects, cell productivity / utilisation, overall stock accuracy and WIP (flow line adherence).

  • Ensuring company procedures are complied with. The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in a similar hands on Assembly role;

  • Computer skills to include the use of Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook;

  • A good communicator at all levels within the business as well as with customers is fundamental therefore must have a high standard of spoken and written English.


  • Team Player;

  • Good Attention to detail;

  • Flexible approach to working hours.


  • Christmas bonus (on avg £500 per year, usually paid in December).

  • 5% Contributory Pension

  • Death in Service Life Insurance Scheme (2 x Annual Salary)

  • Westfield health scheme (claim back money for optical and dental expenses, kids can be added at no extra cost).

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Referral Scheme

  • Westfield Rewards – store/restaurant discounts once a Westfield health member

  • Free parking on-site

  • Subsidised food and drinks

Schedule: 08:00 – 16:30, Monday – Friday
Overtime is available and paid at premium rates of x1.5 or x2.0 depending on hours worked.

If this feels like you, please APPLY NOW, we would love to hear from you!