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    Newton Aycliffe

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    £220 per day

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    Tanya Wallace

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    3 months ago

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Working from our fantastic UK Manufacturing site based in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, Hitachi Rail are recruiting for Manufacturing Engineering Technicians (Weld) to join the team. As a Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Weld) you will work across the spectrum of manufacturing engineering weld and fabrication activities and disciplines in line with varied project requirements.
Who we are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.
At Hitachi Rail you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.
About you…
Applicants should be able to demonstrate all of the essential requirements listed below:
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated & results-orientated
  • End-to-end ownership mentality with good decision making skills
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Computer literate (MS Excel / Word / PowerPoint)
  • Strong organisational skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Commitment to working as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn new skills and adopt company standards
  • An understanding of Health and Safety requirements within a working environment
  • Engineering and manufacturing experience in welding and fabrication, and ideally further education in an engineering discipline (ONC/OND or equivalent NVQ)
Desirable Requirements
  • Recognised engineering apprenticeship
  • Possess previous manufacturing engineering experience in fabrication and welding
  • Any prior working knowledge of SAP would be highly desirable , particularly SAP PP, MM and particularly CEWB creation of MBOMS
  • Experience of working with a PLM system such as Teamcentre or Windchill
  • CSWIP 3.1
Role responsibilities include…
  • Work flexibly across the spectrum of Manufacturing Engineering weld and fabrication activities and disciplines in line with varied project requirements.
  • Responsibility for checking accuracy of manufacturing Bill of Materials (MBOM’s) lineside
  • Interpreting engineering drawings
  • Promote best practice and safe working procedures
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support to weld and assembly production
  • Work analysis, method study and labour utilisation analysis
  • Development of standard documented operating procedures
  • Initiation and participation in Kaizen activities
  • Maintenance of accurate on-system information to support production (this could include SAP, Windchill, Sharepoint or other future system as needed)
General responsibilities (all job holders)
  • To be aware of and actively promote and implement Hitachi’s ethos, culture and values
  • To be involved in Hitachi Rail Europe’s staff development and training and participate in PDP procedures
  • To adhere to the Hitachi Rail Europe’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • To comply with and implement Hitachi Rail Europe’s Health and Safety policy
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as may be required
If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining the Hitachi Rail Welding and Fabrication Team, please apply to, I  look forward to hearing from you.