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Pump Assembly Engineer (6 month contract)

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Chandlers Ford
Business Unit:
Pump Sales
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications
22 Oct 2021
Our Business
Selwood are proud to Design, Manufacture and produce Pumps which are synonymous with quality, longevity and reliability, and are operating across the world in some of the most challenging environments and demanding of projects.

Selwood's success is driven by the work of our Design and Production teams within our manufacturing facilities based in Chandlers Ford Hampshire.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of 70 year’s success within our industry.

About The Role

Selwood Pump Production specialise in the assembly of large water pumps, using in house cranes and tooling to assemble Pump Body Unit's and Pump Chassis.

We are inviting applications for Engineers to join us on an initial 6 month contract to carry out the day to day assembly / testing of our pumps takes place using a variety of components such as:
  • Couplings
  • Engines
  • Electric Motors
  • Pump Body Units
  • Pump Chassis
  • Bearings Mechanical Seals
  • Identification Plates
  • Nuts/Studs/Bolts to required torque settings
  • Shimming
  • Impellers
  • Battery’s
  • Guarding

Engineers will also be responsible for the assembly of our Pumps whilst working with complex manufacturing drawings, in an economic manner within the required time frames. This could include:
  • Using the overhead gantry's to connect the Body Units and Engines and shimming where required.
  • Filling engines with oil and setting to specified RPM.
  • Dressing finished assemblies by cleaning and adding decals where required
  • Adding Fuel Lines
  • Completing Job cards in line with Build process ddd

Further responsibilities will also include:
  • Discipline to assembly by following manufacturing processes.
  • Vacuum and Water testing as per Test Specification.
  • Preparing high Quality pumps jobs for Pre-Delivery Inspection.
  • To be able to identify Faulty parts and to report your findings to the Production Engineer via the Quarantine process.
  • To be responsible for your workstations tools and to perform daily checks to ensure that they are in safe working order and ready for the next day.
  • To perform Quality checks on your peers work during and after the build.
  • To promote Safe working and identify near misses where possible.
  • To promote a Continuous Improvement culture by making suggestions to the Production Engineer and raising Modification Requests to aid standardisation, build simplicity and cost of assembly.
  • To use hoists and cranes or other lifting equipment safely to lift, move, load or unload components or assemblies as necessary to carry out scheduled tasks.
Qualifications & Knowledge
  • Time served apprenticeship within Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) or NVQ  / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or proven work history within a similar environment
  • Self-Motivated and able to work on own initiative.
  • Good communicator, with ability to operate in a team environment.
What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a Competitive hourly rate (and enhanced overtime rates where available), 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension scheme and Company sick pay. Parking on site.
Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our teams. Core skill training to be supplied upon employment, such as:

External overhead crane/gantry
External abrasive wheels
Internal Chassis & Body unit training

Monday to Friday – 07.30 -15.30

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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