Manufacturing Technician


Radway Green, Cheshire

Manufacturing Technician

£45,075 (3 shift premium)

Posted by on March 27, 2024.


Job Description

Job title: Manufacturing Technician

Location: Radway Green, Cheshire

Salary: £45,075 (3 shift premium)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working as part of a manufacturing team, setting and operating manufacturing equipment to achieve production targets
  • Reacting to and resolving immediate mechanical breakdowns
  • Ensuring safe and quality production using SPC and following written SOP (Standard operating procedures) and RA (Risk Assessments)
  • Conducting maintenance activities on machines in line with preventative maintenance schedules
  • Interacting with the company Smart Factory platform to record machine availability losses
  • Taking part in company improvement initiatives using a structured CI framework

Your skills and experiences:


  • Time served – 3-4 Year Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, served in a relevant Engineering industry
  • Experience in a Mechanical Engineering field, ideally within a medium – high volume manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work a 3-shift pattern (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am. Early finish on Fridays)


  • Experience with operating and/or maintenance of Power Presses or experience in automated assembly equipment
  • Holding an up-to-date power press safety qualification
  • Basic understanding of Statistical Process Control


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Manufacturing team:

You will get the opportunity to work in our new modern, purpose-built facility for the dedicated semi-automated production of small arms ammunition, across a 3-shift pattern. You will have Process Leaders on hand to share their knowledge and support your development, and you will work alongside other technicians and operators in a team environment. This is an exciting opportunity to take ownership of your successes are you take responsibility for running and maintaining several machines within a manufacturing area on a shift basis where between 50-100,000 components are produced.

Closing Date: 10th April 2024

Manufacturing Technician