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Facilities Technician - Experimental Manufacturing (Non Product)

Gillingham - United Kingdom

Jul 19, 2021

Full time


Job Description

Job Title:   Facilities Technician – Experimental Manufacturing (Non Product)

Department: Facilities

Reporting to: Ivan Lawford

Location:  Gillingham, Kent


Responsible for setting up and supporting tasks using appropriate work requests and reporting results.


• 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 carry out engineering tasks using CNC and manually operated machines and hand tools.
• To use a variety of measuring equipment.
• To conduct front line maintenance and basic fault diagnosis within the limits of training on equipment used.
• Designing and manufacturing of  fabricated components using Gas, MIG, TIG and Plasma cutting equipment
• Stripping, rebuilding and modifying prototype diesel engines
• Fitting various fuel injection equipment to engine, including, pumps, injectors, low pressure fuel systems and high pressure common rail systems.


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


• Apprenticeship or experience in an Engineering related discipline; Mechanical, software, electronics, etc.
• Educated to B Tec Level 3 / NVQ Level 3, HNC or other Engineering qualification
• A good understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes.
• Ability to work on your own initiative with minimum supervision
• A high degree of motivation to achieve company aims
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels

• GibbsCAM CAD/CAM software or similar PC-based computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) system for programming computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.
• Experienced in the manufacture to high precision tolerances.
• Data collection to qualify products / components as part of a quality system.


• 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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