Mechanical & Electrical Machine Build Technicians

The Role

Machine build is a highly technical craft role that is crucial to the success of producing the company’s high quality automation equipment for use in the Medical Device and Pharma industries. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced equipment technician to work as part of the engineering project team. You will have the opportunity of working with leading edge automation technologies such as robotics, vision systems, drives, controls systems etc. It’s a hands on role that involves the mechanical and electrical assembly and debug of complex machines. The role contributes significantly to the continued success of Ward Automation.


  • Working from the design drawings to perform the mechanical and electrical assembly of bespoke machines
  • Mechanical, electrical and pneumatic debug of machines
  • Liaise and communicate with the different project team members
  • Responsible for the quality of the build
  • Responsible for ensuring that machine build timelines and targets are achieved

Key Skills

  • Ability to interpret electrical, mechanical and pneumatic drawings
  • Capable of clearly understanding the functionality of the equipment being built
  • Ability to troubleshoot and develop creative solutions both mechanically and electrically
  • A high degree of craft skill with the ability to setup machines to fine tolerances to produce the desired results
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills in MS office, experience with mechanical and electrical CAD software is an advantage

Work Location

On-site, F91 W1HE


Qualified Electrician or Fitter or Level 7 in a relevant engineering discipline

Three years’ experience in a similar role

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