Electrical Assembly Operative

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Skelmersdale, Lancashire
  • £11.75 - £12.38 per hour + 30 days hols incl. B/Hols, paid lunchbreaks GBP / Year

GPW Job Ref: E110559

Production Operators / Assembly Operatives ideally with prior electronics, electrical or mechanical assembly experience in a production / manufacturing environment are required for a full time ongoing-contract / temp to perm position in Skelmersdale / Wigan area. Rate of pay is £11.75/hr PAYE (in effect £12.38/hr due to paid lunches) working approx. 37 hours – Mon to Thur, 07:30am-5:15pm & occasional Friday’s 07:30-1:30pm and will lead to a permanent role if the candidate performs well in the role.

Applications also welcomed from PCB / Electrical / Mechanical Assembly Technicians, Solderers, PC Build / Repair Operative, IT Technicians.

If that’s you then you could be exactly what they’re looking for

The Package:

  • £11.75/hr PAYE (effectively £12.38/hr PAYE incl. paid lunch breaks)
  • 30 days holiday including B/hols
  • Typically 4 day working week – Mon to Thurs 07:30 – 17:15 (lunchtime paid) Friday’s if worked 07:30 – 13:30.
  • Unscheduled O/T at 1.5x
  • Necessary PPE provided

The Role:

As the Production Operative you will be primarily responsible for basic wiring, assembling (screwing fixing) etc. Some of the parts are very intricate and will require good dexterity in a medium paced production environment.

In the job you’ll be tasked with the following:

  • Raw material and finished goods are managed in such a way to ensure minimum losses
  • Utilising Kanban and Stock Control systems effectively. To participate in the re-order cycle when Kanban triggers are reached
  • Participating in training activities both as a recipient of training, and to provide training to other operators

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this Production Operative role will have relevant assembly experience under ISO 9001 or similar quality standard.

In addition, you’ll need at least 2 GCSE’s, including Mathematics and English or equivalent as a minimum, NVQ Manufacturing qualification (desirable).

Does that sound like you? If so, we’d love to see your CV.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: PCB Assembler, Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical Assembly Technicians, Bench Fitter, Solderer, PC Build / Repair Operative, Production Operator, IT Bench Test Technician, Computer Builder.

Key words: Production Operator, Assembly Operative, Bench Fitter, Assembly Technician, Apprentice, Junior, Semi-Skilled, Trainee, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, PCB, Soldering, Wiring, Assembling, Hand Held Instruments, Computer Builds, Manufacturing, Production, Lean Manufacture, OEM, Kanban, Quality Control, QC, Full Time, Contract, Temp to Perm, Skelmersdale, Wigan, Standish, St Helens, Aintree, Ormskirk, Lancashire

The Company:

They are a company in which their expertise is in the design, development and manufacture electrical systems and handheld instruments used in the Automotive, Energy Management, Test & Measurement and Utilities sectors, and as a business they’ve been around since 2008.

The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive culture. They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

Interested? If you think you’re right for this Production Operator / Assembly Operative role, then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.

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