Lab/Shop Floor Manufacturing Technician at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

Our ambition is to help put the world on the path to Net Zero. Through our Research & Development team, we’re working on exciting projects that will directly impact the future of renewable energy.

Our R&D team is now rapidly expanding and we’re looking for a Lab/Shop Floor Manufacturing Technician to join us on our mission.In the role you'llAssist the R&D team with manufacturing processes like metal working, CNC machining (tooling, setting up jigs and fixtures) on a day-to-day basis.Build/assemble prototypes according to technical drawings.Maintain and overlook equipment for manual, semi/fully automated manufacturing processes.Maintain a clean and orderly environment at the shop floor.

What you'll need Qualifications in Manufacturing or Engineering (not necessarily academic).Thorough understanding of technical drawings and P&IDs.Basic metalworking skills (mark and cut, threading, filing, joining, soldering).Demonstrable expertise maintaining/building equipment for semi/fully automated manufacturing of protypes. This will include manual, computer- controlled or electrically actuated machines for precision use, tensile testing machines, etc.Computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office and similar programs, for project management and reporting.Positive attitude, good collaboration, and communication skills.Confidence taking a “hands on” approach, using hand tools, disassembling, and reassembling working machines with precision mechanical components.

Any other experience with similar “hands on” processes like the above mentioned is welcome.

It would be awesome if you had Plumbing experience (this includes brazing, soldering fittings)Welding ExperienceWhy you'll love it here Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about!What do you get? Click hereIf this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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