Production Technicians

Reaction Engines Limited

Direct Entry Job Fixed Term Abingdon, UK

Uploaded 7 Sep 2019

Job Description

Reaction Engines is looking for Production Technicians to join the team on a contract basis, working a shift pattern covering production hours of 6am – 10pm. The post holders will operate primarily in support of the manufacturing of advanced heat exchanger products, undertaking a range of technical tasks focussing on the preparation and completion of heat exchanger assemblies and acceptance testing. The role addresses the requirement for careful identification of component parts and a methodical and neat approach to the assembly and preparation, for processing, of a range of delicate and technically complex assemblies.

Person Specification


  • Prior work in a manufacturing production environment, preferably in high value intricate assemblies
  • Good numerical skills
  • Good housekeeping skills, contributing to the maintenance of a clean and tidy working environment
  • Good interactional skills
  • An attention to fine detail
  • A willingness to work flexibly, setting a priority on meeting deadlines to avoid costly delays
  • Good manual dexterity and sound observational skills


  • Vacuum brazing/ vacuum heat treatment experience
  • Wire EDM operator
  • Assembler
  • A degree/HND level qualification or equivalent in an engineering discipline is desirable but not required so long as the applicant demonstrate appropriate previous experience and attributes for the role