Spindle Diagnostics, Maintenance & Repair Engineer

Job title: Spindle Diagnostics, Maintenance & Repair Engineer

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Job description: Job Title: Spindle Diagnostics, Maintenance & Repair Engineer

Location: Plymouth, Devon (relocation packages available)

Salary: Starting from £30,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company: HQW Aerospace (UK) Ltd

Are you an experienced maintenance engineer or a mechanically inclined individual looking to elevate your career in the world of high-precision engineering? HQW Aerospace invites you to join our dynamic team as a Specialist in Spindle Diagnostics, Maintenance & Repair.

HQW Aerospace is a leading player in the aerospace industry, dedicated to pushing the boundaries of precision engineering. We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled professional to take charge of all aspects of asset maintenance operations pertaining to high-precision, high-frequency spindles used within the production facility, to include, but not limited to, manufacturers such as Bryant, GMN, Grieshaber, IBAG, Spintec and Vournard.

As a Specialist in Spindle Diagnostics, Maintenance & Repair, you will:

  • Swiftly Diagnose and Rectify Issues: Utilise your mechanical expertise to identify and resolve problems with mechanical drive rolls, shafts, and bearings, all while adhering to tight tolerances and deadlines. This often involves working within a controlled cleanroom environment
  • Master Assembly Drawings: Develop a deep understanding of assembly drawings and techniques to facilitate the disassembly, fault diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of Schneeberger slides and rotational/oscillating arms used in high-speed production machinery
  • Lubrication Expertise: Perform preventive and scheduled maintenance on pressurised oil/air mist lubrication systems integrated into our machine tools
  • Balancing Precision: Utilise mechanical balancing devices and machines (such as Schenck) to ensure that our spindles meet the highest standards of precision, crucial for our production facility
  • Spare Parts Management: Manage the stock and spares of critical measuring devices used for in-process gauging and for the mechanical equipment under your care
  • Record Keeping: Maintain meticulous records to enable prompt repair and tool exchange, ensuring minimal downtime and consistent production
  • Commitment to Learning: Be ready to undergo training, potentially at other facilities, to enhance your skills and keep up with industry advancements
  • Bearing Expertise: Acquire the knowledge to fit the appropriate bearings and components for each spindle, achieving the desired runout, noise levels, and preload
  • Supplier Collaboration: Collaborate with third-party suppliers to source the most suitable methods for the maintenance and repair of critical equipment outside our core competence, ensuring seamless business operations


At HQW Aerospace, we believe in rewarding talent and dedication. When you join our team, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive Salary: We value your skills and experience
  • Enjoy 25 days of paid holiday, in addition to bank holidays
  • Subsidised Canteen: Satisfy your appetite with our on-site canteen, offering delicious meals at affordable prices
  • Engagement and Rewards platform
  • Convenient Parking: Park your vehicle securely on our premises, free of charge

Additional Information:

At HQW Aerospace, we foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. If you’re ready to take your maintenance engineering career to new heights and play a pivotal role in precision engineering, we want to hear from you.

Join our team today and help us redefine the future of high-precision aerospace engineering. Apply now and be part of something extraordinary!

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience and relevant job titles of; Service Technician, Fitter, Maintenance Fitter, Fabricator, Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Technician, Service Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Installation Engineer, Repairs Engineer may also be considered for this role.

Expected salary: £30000 per year

Location: Plymouth

Job date: Sat, 10 Feb 2024 04:26:49 GMT

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