Engineering & Electronics

Mechanical Production Technician (Oil & Gas)

  • Contract
  • Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, UK
  • 41979066



PE Global are looking for a Mechanical Technician to join a reputable Oil & Energy company based in Inverurie , Scotland. This is a contract position with high chance of Temp to Perm.


Key Responsibilities

  • Operate designated machine safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Carry out designated tasks as instructed.
  • Complete schedules, sequences and assignments for assembly line activities.
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Section Leader, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation.
  • Monitor and control materials, products or equipment to detect defects or faults.
  •  Maintain assembly line performance standards, e.g. by monitoring gauges, dials and other indicators.
  • Maintain quality and quantity of production.
  • Check work via use of gauges, visuals and measuring tools
  • Maintain an organised / visual workspace (5S understanding)
  • Support key initiatives such as(on time delivery, schedule attainment, cost of quality
  • Generate and implement improvement ideas and encourage idea generation among team members and stop work for safety, stop production for quality, and escalate concerns
  • Be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone etc.)
  • Evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
  • Carry out training in job-related skills for workers.
  • Enforce safety and quality regulations.
  • Support all NCR reporting.
  • Support initiatives such as new techniques and products, purchases of new machinery.
  • Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.
  • Identify technical issues and seek support to rectify them whilst offering solutions where possible.
  • Identify and report quality related issues to Section Leader.
  • Accurately describe events during quality related investigations, aiding the Section Leader to understand the root cause where required.
  • Willingly assist Section Leader to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
  • Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.
  • Report discrepancies in job route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the Section Leader and implement changes when requested.
  •  Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.
  • Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Section Leader.
  • Assist with streamlining and improving overall manufacturing efficiencies and process performances to reduce overall direct labour costs.
  •  Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
  • Cover holidays and absence by working overtime in line with business needs.
  • Demonstrate awareness of and promote company objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all procedures/paperwork is completed, kept up to date and signed off by the relevant person.
  • Demonstrate desire and willingness to promote and ensure that 5S principles are adhered to.
  • Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
  • Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
  • Travel as and when required.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.


Required Experience

  • Time served apprenticeship or HNC in a relevant subject
  • Higher education in a relevant subject is desirable
  • Forklift and overhead crane certificates
  • Working knowledge within an assembly & manufacturing environment including the preparation of components
  • Have a background in a mechanical based profession
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Ability to operate basic hand and power tools.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings


If interested in applying to this job opportunity, please don’t hesitate to call +44  20 3966 9800 or alternatively send an updated CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***


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