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Mechanical Engineer

Engineering Professionals
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Trafford Park
£33,000 to £36,000 per annum
20 Jul 2022
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Our client is a global leader in the transportation industry. They are looking to strengthen their Technical team at the Manchester site.

Job Overview:

As a member of the Technical Services team, provide engineering support to all areas of the business and to customer and supplier base, contribute to the development and growth of the business whilst maintaining the company’s safety and quality standards. Undertake engineering activities to ensure that all products supplied are in accordance with national and internationally recognised standards and specifications for a wide range of products and services.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Work to product standards and specifications.

Compiling comprehensive technical reports.

Supplier – customer technical interface for wheelsets.

Provide support to First and Final article inspections.

Undertake document and drawing reviews including clause by clause reviews of new/ updated specifications.

Provide support to contract variations and concessions.

Resolving Customer/Supplier/Internal technical queries.

Provide support to wheelset audits.

Support product improvements to improve component performance.

Support special investigations including joint investigations, National Incident Reports and warranty issues.

Support the implementation of new parts into the production area

Reverse engineering of wheelset components.

Lead customer engineering meetings.

Manage change process.

Build and maintain strong relationships with customer counterparts.


A Technical Degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.
Chartered/Incorporated Engineering with a recognised Institution is preferable.
A recently graduated engineer will be considered for the role.
Key Skills:

Able to interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
IT literate and familiar with Microsoft office software.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and SolidWorks desirable but not essential.
2-3 Years experience in a similar role/ heavy engineering is desirable.


Excellent working environment, opportunities to travel abroad, additional holidays scheme. Annual bonus

25 Days holiday plus statutory

Company pension scheme

Flexible working.

Please send your CV in the first instance or call Steve Nixon.

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions


Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

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