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Workshop Technician

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Role: Workshop Technician 

Location: Bromley by Bow, London E3 3TZ
Start date: Immediately

Salary: £40k

HEXR is well-known for its 3D printed, custom-fit, honeycomb cycling helmets. In our pursuit to develop the best head protection, we have become a fast-growing R&D organisation with expertise in engineering and design.

We are looking for an in-house workshop technician with industry experience, to use and maintain our workshop machinery as well as aid in directing the growth of our internal prototyping capabilities. As part of our R&D processes, we regularly prototype various components associated with our helmets, we have been bringing various processes in house and have reached a point where the equipment we’re operating requires a dedicated and experienced individual.

The successful candidate will join a team of skilled & experienced engineers and designers, in which you will have the opportunity to tangibly shape the future of HEXR, and of head protection, as we continue to develop our industry-leading technologies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining our:
    • Yaskawa robot arm / CNC router to produce helmet shells
    • Formech thermoforming machine and oven
    • Screen printer
    • Laser cutter
    • Vinyl plotter
    • FDM 3D printers
    • Standard woodworking equipment
    • Vacuum and silicone casting processes
  • Help sourcing workshop equipment 
  • Creating CAM toolpaths from our 3D Data
  • Organising the workflow, managing the workshop’s material stock and keeping the workshop tidy.
  • Excellent knowledge of conventional workshop machines and tools.

    Requirements:

    Essential

    • 3+ year workshop experience 
    • A good knowledge of typical workshop machinery and tools
    • Ability to work on site at the Hexr Lab (E3 3TZ)

    Nice to have

    • Health and safety knowledge and certifications
    • Experience in supplier management

    Cherry on top

    • Demonstration of entrepreneurial spirit 
    • A passion for sport.

    Benefits:

    • Vitality private health insurance + dental
    • 25 Days holiday
    • Expense card, weekly social allowance & regular team socials
    • Opportunity to gain options and become a core member of the company playing a key role in scaling the company

    Interview process:

    • 15 minute introductory call to find out a little bit more about each other.
    • 0.5-1h take home technical task.
    • Meet the team at the lab, a much more detailed introduction to the R&D being carried out.

    If you think you are a great fit for this role please send us an email to careers@hexr.com with your portfolio and CV attached. 

     

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