ATM2022-002 Mechanical Technician

ATM2022-002 Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician

The Company


ATM, is a well-established design and manufacturer of automation and robotic solutions for a range of industries covering everything from automotive, medical, plastic injection moulding and food.

Recognised within the industry as experts in providing innovative resolutions to complex engineering issues, their expertise and success has resulted in an enviable order book and future commitments for the next range of automated machinery.

Due to this success and significant sustained growth we are now recruiting for an experienced Machinist to join our successful team.


The Role:


  • To carry out assembly and detail fitting of special purpose machinery supplied to the Automotive, Medical, Food and Plastic industries.
  • Assemble and fit the mechanical elements of machines, dealing with rectification work and engineering change as appropriate.
  • Lead projects appointed to you throughout the build stage on the shop floor.
    Assist in the commissioning and development of machinery once it has been assembled and powered up.
  • Complete basic machining and fabrication of parts as necessary.
  • Maintain production build documentation and complete forms as required by in-house procedures.
  • Liaise with in-house personnel as required to resolve build and design issues.
  • During the course of delivering equipment it may be necessary to work off-site at customer’s facilities both in the UK and overseas, therefore good presentation in front of customers is essential and the flexibility to periodically work off-site is required.


Key Tasks


  • Build the equipment to the agreed time scale. Assemble and test pneumatic system, route pneumatically pipes neatly. At times assist electrical build, routing cables etc
  • Mechanically set the completed equipment to the component part prior to development.
  • Set all pneumatic cylinders and reed switches prior to development.
  • Manually check operation of each element of the process prior to development.
  • Assist in development of equipment from power on through to customer acceptance tests, installation and acceptance test at customer site.
  • Record in the build file all issues arising from the build. Keep all instruction booklets with the build for any equipment fitted during the build.
  • Ensure the equipment is kept clean and damage free during the build, equipment to be built to a high standard of care and presentation.
  • Keep the bench, work area and general factory areas clean and tidy
  • Assist in support of installed equipment at customers site.


Candidate profile:


  • Due to the nature of this role this position requires an experienced Mechanical Fitter with sound knowledge and understanding of assembling machinery and automation equipment.
  • The ideal candidate will have completed an appropriate recognised engineering apprenticeship with corresponding qualifications.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings is essential
  • Experience of building special purpose machinery or similar precision mechanical machinery
  • Good knowledge & understanding of mechanical principles
  • Experience of general machining
  • Experience of fabrication
  • Experience & understanding of pneumatic systems
  • Knowledge & experience of electrical wiring, with appropriate qualification would be an advantage


To apply please send a full CV in the strictest confidence, including current salary details to [email protected] quoting reference number ATM2022-002

Direct applications only - strictly no recruiting agencies.