Assembly Operator

Job Category: Manufacturing

Location: Ilminster (UK)

G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.

Description

This role is a temporary role until 30 Sept 2021. Rotational shift work may be required.

  • To be fully competent on the production activities undertaken on the assembly line in order to transfer manufacturing to the Ilminster site.
  • Undertake training to be fully adverse in the above activities or order to impart knowledge and skills to the Ilminster Production team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Training and working within a small team, assembling periscopes and opto-mechanical Sights for armoured vehicles
  • Mix adhesives and prepare metal to optics bonding
  • Bond optical surfaces together for substrates and laser protection filters
  • Set optical sub-assemblies to the correct orientation
  • Inspect Optics and Metal work to required specification
  • Follow the MRB process for non-conforming parts
  • Perform AQL inspection on some parts.
  • Ensure history card and other documentation is completed.
  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Pack finished products.
  • Clean production equipment and work areas.
  • Proactively engage in the continuous improvement to make efficiencies and be more productive.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Adapt well to change and learn quickly.
  • ‘Will Do’ attitude.
  • Experience in a production environment.
  • Experience training others or ability to impart knowledge

How to Apply

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter (that clearly states what position you are applying for) and your cv to Sarah James, Human Resources Business Partner at ilminstercareers@gandh.com or click on the “Apply for this job” button below.

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