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Facilities Technician - Experimential Manufacturing Department (Product)

Gillingham - United Kingdom

Jul 19, 2021

Full time


Job Description

Job Title:               Facilities Technician – Experimental Manufacturing (Product)

Department:          Facilities

Reporting To:       Ivan Lawford

Location:               Gillingham, Kent


Responsible for setting up and supporting tasks relevant to the laboratory scope using appropriate work requests and reporting results. See Department Organisation chart for details of reporting structure.

Support Engineering and Project Management activities by the manufacture of high precision components and assemblies.


  • To adhere to BorgWarner values, policies, standards and procedures including safety, quality and environment.
  • To follow department work requests
  • To provide clear status on task progress and workload
  • To participate in team meetings as applicable
  • To write, or contribute to continuous improvement of; work instructions, processes, test methods, etc 


  • To carry out engineering tasks using CNC and manually operated machines and hand tools.
  • To use a variety of measuring equipment.
  • To follow manufacturing layouts, routings and control plans.
    • To complete the necessary supporting documentation for each works order and produce status reports when requested.
  • To set up of process to establish 1st off sign off and maintain required quality standard.
    • To identifying standard tooling and equipment required for area of responsibility and maintaining availability of these items, ordering replacements, segregation for regrind, storage.
    • To conduct front line maintenance and basic fault diagnosis within the limits of training on equipment used.



  • Ability to understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to understand GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing)
  • Ability to use and program CNC machining centres.
  • Ability to utilise a variety of manufacturing techniques.
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring techniques and types of equipment.


  • Familiar with use of CAD models/ Solid Works or similar.
  • Good IT skills e.g Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of British and International standards relating to metrology.
  • Familiar with use of route cards, control plans and production of components to drawing.



    • Apprenticeship or experience in an Engineering related discipline; Mechanical, software, electronics, etc.
    • A good understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes.
  • Experienced in the manufacture to high precision tolerances (micron).
  • Data collection to qualify products / components as part of a quality system.


  • HNC or other Engineering qualification
  • Experience of working in a proto-type small batch environment.
    • GibbsCAM CAD/CAM software or similar PC-based computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system for programming computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.


      Trust builder

      Team player

      Results driver

      Decision maker

      Culture carrier

      Effective communicator


      Existing hours of work comprise a weekly total of 37 hours on either day shift or a double day shift.


      Shift:           08:00 - 16:30hrs Mon to Thurs

      08:00 - 13:00hrs Fri


      Shift:           06:00 - 14:00 hrs Mon to Thurs

      06:00 - 13:30hrs Fri


      Shift:           14:00 - 22:00 hrs Mon to Thurs

      13:00 - 20:30hrs Fri

      In addition to the above requirements, the person must comply with all BorgWarner Policies and Procedures relevant to the role and follow the BorgWarner beliefs; Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence, Responsibility and Collaboration.

      This Job description outlines the duties required, it is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list and the Line Manager may vary duties from time to time which do not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed.  Flexibility is required from all job holders.

      Closing date:  Friday 30th July 2021

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