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CNC Press Brake Operator

Location: Beer Hackett, Near Sherborne, Dorset
Salary: Competitive, Negotiable DOE
Contract: Permanent, Full time

Brotherwood are one of the UK’s leading wheelchair accessible vehicle specialists; supplying quality conversions for the transportation of wheelchair passengers. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced CNC Press Brake Setter & Operator to join our team near Sherborne in Dorset.


You will be responsible for fabricating high-quality specialist automotive components including floor pans, fuel tanks, and ramp assemblies for our range of market leading Special Purpose Vehicle conversions.

A competitive, fixed salary dependent on experience and company pension scheme is offered along with a pleasant, spacious working environment. This is a full-time position for 39.5 hours per week.

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  • Responsibility for the quality and accuracy of work, checking fabrications against engineering drawings
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Press Brake by undertaking regular maintenance checks
  • Assist in other areas of the shop floor if required, to ensure the timely fulfilment of customer orders
  • Loading, setting and operating Press Brakes including Mecos 80-Ton and Promecam machines
  • Programming Press Brake machines to fabricate a range of components in accordance with engineering drawings
  • Previous sheet metal work experience is required

Development & Design Engineer

Location: Beer Hackett, Near Sherborne, Dorset
Salary: Competitive, Negotiable DOE
Contract: Permanent, Full time

Brotherwood are one of the UK’s leading wheelchair accessible vehicle specialists; supplying quality conversions for the transportation of wheelchair passengers. We currently have an opportunity for a Development and Design Engineer to join the R&D team.


We are seeking an adept and motivated engineer with a hands on approach to developing solutions, excellent communication skills and the expertise to realise designs for production using the latest 3D CAD.

The Development and Design Engineer would be educated to Degree, HNC/HND (or equivalent) or have evidence of carrying out similar roles, looking to further their design career and looking for a new challenge.

As a member of the R&D team you will assist in the development of new products from design and testing through to production. During this process you will take concept ideas and generate 3D CAD models and drawings to enable prototypes to be built. You will assist the design office in producing and amending drawings as well as compiling and maintaining the Bill of Materials of all assemblies.

We require a forward thinking individual, able to explore and refine ideas within a given time constraint and present them to management in a clear and concise manner. You will report directly to the Head of Development and must be able to work as part of a team or individually, as work dictates.

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  • Supporting the development team activities on multiple projects
  • Developing own design ideas, 3D CAD modelling
  • Produce drawings for production
  • Work with internal fabricators and designers to manage production, assembly and test of prototype solutions.
  • Up issue existing drawings and translation of concepts to 3D CAD models
  • Compile and maintain Bill of Materials
  • Action Design Change Requests
  • Comprehensive 3D and 2D CAD experience. Use of Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and Vault are an advantage however competent use of other platforms and PDM software are suitable
  • Good mechanical aptitude with appreciation of multiple manufacturing processes.
  • Design for manufacture and design for assembly techniques.
  • Experience in design of bespoke machined parts/assemblies and sheet metal fabrications.
  • Ability to produce manufacturing and assembly drawings.
  • Problem solving and the ability to generate concepts from scratch or modify existing products.
  • Pride in producing high quality work with excellent attention to detail.
  • Prototype part production, assembly and test.
  • Basic workshop skills using hand and power tools. More advanced fabrication skills are welcome but not essential.

Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester

Location: Beer Hackett, Near Sherborne, Dorset
Salary: Competitive, Negotiable DOE
Contract: Permanent, Full time

Brotherwood are one of the UK’s leading wheelchair accessible vehicle specialists; supplying quality conversions for the transportation of wheelchair passengers. We currently have an opportunity for a Technician & MOT Tester to join the Service team.


Due to the expansion of our vehicle servicing and MOT testing facilities we require an experience Vehicle Technician & MOT Tester. Working in our brand new state of the art facilities, you will be responsible for servicing, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing customer vehicles and carrying out MOT Tests as required. You will also be involved in the mechanical assembly of brand new converted Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for delivery to customers.

Experience / training in a franchise dealer environment is preferred but not essential.

A competitive, fixed salary dependent on experience and company pension scheme is offered along with a pleasant, spacious working environment.

MORE DETAILS

  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on customer vehicles
  • Perform Class 4 MOT Tests
  • Identify vehicle faults using diagnostic equipment
  • Perform basic services and maintenance tasks such as oil changes
  • Perform other maintenance tasks such as air conditioning servicing and digital 4-wheel alignment
  • Repair and/or replace brake pads, wheel bearings, clutches, exhausts, sensors and other parts as required
  • Mechanical assembly of newly converted Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
  • NVQ/City & Guilds certification
  • Certified MOT Tester
  • Valid driver’s license

How To Apply

IN WRITING

If you can fulfil the required standard please send applications in writing to:

Mr J Daniel,
Managing Director
Brotherwood Automobility Ltd
Lambert House
Pillar Box Lane
Beer Hackett, Sherborne,
Dorset
DT9 6QP

If we don’t currently have a suitable vacancy, and you feel that you have the necessary skills and attitude please get in contact. Please send us your CV and a covering letter.

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