Assembly Technician

  • Job Reference: JOB-9358
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Talentwise
  • Website:
  • Location: Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
  • Salary: £23,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Rolling Stock, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Opportunity

Mechanical fitter / assembler required, to work within an industry that has been taking headlines over the recent years for it’s higher than average salaries, and constant government funding.

Ford and Stanley are currently working in partnership with a leader in the design, manufacturing, and servicing of specialist rolling stock equipment, looking for a mechanically biased individual to carry out mechanical servicing activities on the components.


Swadlincote, Derbyshire

Role and Responsibilities

  • Stripping and rebuilding specialist rail components 
  • Pre-delivery testing of mechanical components
  • Mechanical assembly 

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will have proven experience of mechanical fitting / assembly within an engineering environment.


  • Experience of working within an engineering environment
  • Proficient in the use of a range of handheld tools
  • Solid knowledge and experience of reading and interpreting engineering drawings


  • Qualification in a mechanical discipline 
  • Experience in operating machinery

Closing Date:


Likely Job Titles: 

Assembly Fitter, Mechanical Fitter, Assistant Mechanic, Tyre Fitter, Fitter

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.