Mechanical / Welding Engineer

Mechanical Technician – Welding – Mechanical Engineer

I’m recruiting a multi-skilled, mechanically biased engineer to join a manufacturer of high-value special-purpose capital equipment in Cambridge in this unique opportunity and varied hands-on engineering vacancy.

You may be a machinist looking for more variety, a multi-skilled engineer looking to apply all of their skills or a mechanical technician from a similar environment.

Due to the varied nature of this position, someone is expected to possess only some of the required skills. A breadth of engineering knowledge and skills is required. You will be experienced in the following roles: mechanical technician, welding engineer, mechanical test engineer, mechanical fitter, welder, machinist, toolmaker, mechanical assembler or similar.

The Role

  • Preparation of large metal surfaces and components for welding
  • Assist with customer demonstrations of welding machinery
  • A varied and hands-on practical role which will test and challenge your engineering skills
  • Machining of new parts and components
  • Welding and finishing
  • Will include occasional UK and overseas travel


  • Must have a solid practical engineering skill set, you may have a background in machining, machine tool assembly, machinery fitting, machining or similar practical engineering fields.
  • You will be a strong problem solver and enjoy identifying engineered solutions.
  • Previous experience may be as a mechanical fitter, tool maker, machine tool fitter, machine builder, technical assembler, welder, manual and CNC machinist.
  • Likely to be apprentice trained or qualified in welding, machining, toolmaker, and fitting.
  • Forklift/Crane licence


  • Salary to £38,000 + OT when required
  • 38 basic weekly hours working within/between the hours 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
  • 27 days holiday plus all public holidays.
  • Pension scheme and Medical scheme
  • Company-wide bonus scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Social and wellbeing; company socials and wellbeing events/activities throughout the year

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Location Cambridgeshire
Job titleMechanical / Welding Engineer
Salary £35000 - £39000
Consultant Holly Feasey
Consultant Phone 02394004716
Consultant Email
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