Trainee Manufacturing Technicians

Culham Science Centre

Direct Entry Job Permanent Culham, UK

Uploaded 26 May 2022

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for Trainee Technicians to join our Manufacturing team. This is a full-time position. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals, who have an eye for detail and a desire to make a difference. Full training will be given to ensure the necessary skills are achieved during which you will report to one of our mentors. This job is a starting point for a successful career in a manufacturing environment with a development structure and future opportunities within the organisation. You will have the opportunity to work across many disciplines. Due to the nature of this role it would suit someone with a BTEC as a minimum, but someone with a passion for Engineering or Science will also be considered.

  • Assembling products by following engineering drawings/build notes as scheduled by the Supervisor.
  • Ensuring that production requirements are met within time, cost and quality.
  • Make recommendations to suggest better ways of manufacturing and support the company’s ethos on continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Identify new processes and equipment to improve quality, performance and ultimately market growth.
  • Handling delicate mechanical products with care during the assembly process.
  • Always maintain a clean and clear workspace, including the product assembly cleanliness, raising any concerns of possible contamination to the supervisor
  • Establish develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues, contractors and partnering agencies to ensure an integrated contribution to Reaction Engines’ corporate objectives
  • Observe and comply with all company policies and procedures and for Health and Safety at Work
  • Observe and continually promote equal opportunities and customer care in compliance with organisational aims and objectives.
  • Participate in learning and development activities that develop personal effectiveness and assist in improving performance in the role.
  • Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required in line with the level of responsibility of the post and in order to meet the changing needs of the organisation

Person Specification


  • No previous experience is essential


  • Assembly experience
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment



  • GCSE’s grade 4 and above


  • BTEC level 2 or above
  • Apprenticeship