Engineering Labourer

Engineering Labourer

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Derby, UK
  • £10.45 - £11.50 per hour UK / Hour

Location: Derby
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 38 hours per week, Mon-Thurs 7.00 – 15.30 and Fri 7.00 – 13.00
Salary: £10.45 – £11.50 per hour (dependant on experience and skills) plus enhanced overtime rate.

Benefits: Company Pension – matched contribution scheme, Westfield Health care plan – after 3 months. 25 days paid annual leave plus all UK Statutory Bank Holidays. We have kitchen facilities on our site and provide free tea and coffee for our employees.

Do you want to continue your training and development? At Hydro we are committed to supporting you in your continuous technical and professional development to enable you to keep your skills and knowledge up to date and to support you in your advancement within the business.


HYDRO is a global aerospace company with headquarters in Germany’s Black Forest. Our UK facility has recently relocated to larger premises due to our continued growth. We are close to the A50, M1 and M42 and within a short commute time from Derby, Nottingham and Leicester. We are co located on the Rolls-Royce campus in Victory road, Derby, our largest UK customer.

Our UK business specialises in the production and delivery of aerospace tooling. Manufacturing and sourcing tools for engine and airframe build and repair, working with high profile OEMs to deliver quality products day in, day out
This is an exciting time to join our business, having experienced significant growth within our manufacturing order book we are now rapidly expanding our UK based capabilities.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who wants to develop their skills further working in a fast paced and skilled team. The role of the Engine Stand Operative will involve the inspection, service and repair of Engine Stands.


  • Provision of ESR services and duties on site at customer premises/sites throughout the UK
  • Initial visual inspection of engine stands & products delivered
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Painting duties as required
  • Taking delivery of products and storage of such in the ESR facility
  • General workshop duties including the good housekeeping of the workshop area
  • The safe operation of the fork lift truck and other mechanical equipment at all times
  • Manual handling with full adherence to Health & Safety standards
  • Engage in training, development and education in order to keep skills and knowledge current and to strive for continual improvement
  • Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the ESR Supervisor and Operations Director

About You:

  • Proven experience in an engineering role (would be advantageous)
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Willingness to learn or hold a current Fork Truck Licence (training will be available where required)
  • Willingness to travel and work regularly on sites in UK is essential
  • Valid driving licence essential

You may have experience in roles such as: Engineering Technician, Workshop Operative, Mechanical Inspector, Manufacturing Assistant, Production Technician, Forklift Operator, Technical Services Assistant, Maintenance Technician, etc.

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