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Finishing Engineer Ref. 373

Manufacturing
£26,544 to £28,382 Plus up to a £5,000 welcome package*

Full-time, part-time and flexible working patterns available.

HMGCC has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Finishing Engineer to join our growing team in our new manufacturing facility. You will have the opportunity   to work with the latest technology and manufacturing equipment producing unique prototype and low volume components.

What makes HMGCC different is that you'll get involved in the whole process, defining sequence of operations, preparing parts for finishing. You'll use your skill and experience to create a wide range of components whilst working with a variety of customers and design engineers.

Technical Skills

We would need you to already have:

  • A recognised apprenticeship in painting and finishing or relevant experience.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of Aquabase and/or two Pack Spray finishing.
  • Skills and experience of Powder coating.
  • Experience of working with a range of different substrates including Metals, Plastics, Rapid Prototypes.
  • A good in depth knowledge of part preparation for coating including cleaning, masking and Jigging.
  • Good computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications.

To strengthen your application it would be desirable if you have:

  • ONC or higher qualifications in mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Knowledge of Colour matching using spectrophotometers
  • Experience with Hydrographic's
  • Experience with wood finishing.
  • A range of additional complementary skills, such as shot blasting, Disk finishing and Polishing


Personal Skills

To work as a Finishing Engineer you will be the type of person who:

  • Has excellent communication skills. You will enjoy talking to others to find out more about what they need and how you can help them.
  • Enjoys making things and takes pride in what you do.
  • Likes to work through problems logically, drawing up on your experience to provide solutions
  • Is comfortable and confident in working on your own innovative, working logically to decide how something is made, and see it  through from beginning to end.
  • Enjoys working with people with a diverse range of skills, sharing ideas about how to get the results you need.
  • Is confident in your ability to do your best, even if under pressure.
  • Is pro-active about maintaining and developing your knowledge and skills.


Putting Your Skills To Use

Using your diverse range of craft skills within the Finishing Team you will:

  • Prepare high quality parts for finishing working from Raw part through to final completion of components from a range of different  processes including 3d printed, CNC machined and Fabricated
  • Work closely with customers and onsite engineers to provide creative manufacturing solutions.
  • Work on your own initiative to decide how you are going to finish a product, whilst working through all stages as required to prepare and finish the components.
  • Be responsible for the quality of your  work  and work in accordance with procedures, policies and responsibilities common across HMGCC.
  • Be willing to work (paid) overtime when required
  • Follows Health and Safety best practice, with a desire to make improvements through Lean and continuous improvement

You will play an integral part in ensuring that our Government's communication systems in the UK and around the globe are reliable and totally secure. In return   we will offer you a positive and creative environment to work in and give you all of the  tools  and training to develop and be the best that you can be.

To find out more about HMGCC and how we are truly individual both as an organisation and an employer visit  'about us'.

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

Please note shortlisting will not be carried out until after the closing date for this role.

Please note dependent on the recruitment requirements, we withhold the right to bring forward the closing date for this role from the original closing date.