Mechanical Engineer - Phoenix

About Phoenix:

With a wealth of experience in every aspect of test machine design and development Phoenix leads the way in specialist test applications for a diverse range of industries, from Aerospace and Pharmaceutical, to Automotive and Nuclear research as well as leading UK Universities closely linked with these sectors.

Specialising in materials testing technology, Phoenix offers expert consultancy and a complete end to end service; from bespoke design, manufacture and installation of machines and control systems, to ongoing support and UKAS calibration, refurbishment and re-purposing of existing equipment. The specialist in-house, sub-contract, UKAS accredited materials testing lab allows us to collaborate fully with our customers, offering ongoing development of testing techniques and technologies to suit their requirements, as well as added capacity for sub-contract overflow or bespoke work.

The central purpose of the Mechanical Engineer is to support Production activities that are carried out competently by the Production team, and align with the company’s business plan and strategic direction.

This involves providing support and assistance for Production operations, including procurement, scheduling and performance of Production services on customer sites or at Phoenix premises to the required standard and customer specification.

Main Objectives:

Mechanical assembly of products to specifications. Onsite activities to include installation, commissioning, and investigation of failures in services, determine root cause and carry out necessary repair work to meet the customer’s required specification or standard

Ensure good housekeeping at all times and adherence to health and safety practices in accordance with company policies and procedures

Involvement in projects and contributing to the improvement of production processes, competencies and systems

Ensure quality procedure and polices are being followed

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret hydraulic circuit diagrams
  • Knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic components and assembly
  • Experience with commissioning and testing hydraulic systems
  • Operation of general workshop equipment
  • Strong Numeracy & IT skills, with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook packages
  • Logical thinking
  • Works well under pressure and part of a team
  • Work effectively at all levels internally and externally
  • Organising and Problem solving

Job Type: Full Time

Closing Date for Applications: 30th March 2018

Apply with CV to Mr Sam Shevyn,