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Fast Response Engineer - Night Shift

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: June 8th, 2021

Fast Response Engineer – Night Shift

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Position Overview:

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to race teams and OEM’s around the world. It is Multimatic's Centre of Excellence for the ongoing design, development and implementation of DSSV® Damping Technology, and has established a strong relationship with key international Motorsports organizations. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

Facility Address:

MTCE, Unit 1

Wyatt Way
Thetford, Norfolk
IP24 1HJ

Position overview:

Using all types of Alloy, Stainless steel, Mild steel and titanium you will be required to machine small batches of components to support the research and development of automotive assemblies, while maintaining standards of accuracy and finish.

Experienced in all aspects of toolmaking and fabrication using lathes, drills, milling and grinding machines, precision cutting, fly press etc, including materials and finishing processes you manufacture the components required.

To program, set and run CNC semi Auto lathes and CNC XYZ Mill using Fanuc and Fanuc based programming. Responsible for writing programs, setting including 1st off verification before quality control inspection and running the relevant machines to produce precision components from engineering drawings. Planning, coordinating tooling purchase to support each component and ensure gauges are requested if required.

 Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Produce precision components to Engineering drawings to ensure all tolerances of the components are meet. (Materials include Aluminum, Steel, Stainless Steel, Titanium, Plastics.)
  • Logging and cataloguing of the CNC programs through In house software database.
  • Optimizing production techniques to increase efficiency
  • Follow all manufacturing procedures to complete the required parts
  • Ensuring a detailed handover between night and day shift.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Participate in Machine shop meetings and relay any production issues to the Production Team.
  • Manufacture parts to drawings using Manual and CNC machine tools.
  • Identify Material and Tooling requirements to manufacture parts
  • Participate in resource planning activities
  • Complete process cards with the necessary information required for Quality, Material Traceability and Resource Planning purposes.
  • Liaise with Quality Control department to ensure the highest possible standards.
  • Set and operate machines in a safe manner.
  • Use safety equipment such as machine guards where necessary.
  • Perform basic daily maintenance to machines e.g. cleaning, lubrication etc.

Qualifications & experience:

  1. Minimum 15 years in a similar production environment role. Ideally in the automotive sector
  2. Apprentice trained and to have completed a HNC or equivalent
  3. Able to work at pace & multitask / priorities workloads
  4. Strong communicator at all levels, both face to face & over the telephone / email
  5. Understanding of Manufacturing Process.
  6. Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  7. Use and experience of Cad Cam systems would be useful.
  8. Ability to read, write and speak English


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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