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Production operator job in Sandwich, Kent.

Production Operative

  • Full Time
  • Sandwich, Kent

Production Operative

Department: Operations
Reporting to:
Assembly Line Manager

To assemble simple and complex Mechanical / Electro Mechanical components in association with Engineering drawings and written / verbal instructions as directed by the Line Manager and in accordance with company procedures and policies.


  • Due to the nature of the work all candidates must be eligible to obtain security clearance to SC level.

Company Benefits

• 9 day fortnight (every other Friday is a non-working day)
• Competitive salary, company profit sharing scheme, stakeholder pension and
death in service scheme.
• Rewards and recognition scheme and employee engagement initiatives

1.  Complete tasks in a safe working manner and in line with the company H/S policies.
2. Fully competent in the safe use and application with various hand / bench tools.
3. Attend any training courses required by the company.
4. Full appreciation and understanding of Engineering drawings and work instructions.
5. Quality focused at all levels in Mechanical / Electro Mechanical assembly tasks.
6. Undertake verbal instructions from team members as well as Line Manager.
7. Have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
8. Be open and honest in your behaviour within the working environment.
9. To undertake as required, customer and supplier visits by car. As such a full current driving licence
and a valid passport is required.
10. Produce quality components in line with the companies required standards.


• Standard educational level requirements to include English, Maths and a science subject.


• Experience to assemble simple and complex mechanical / Electro Mechanical parts together with high focus on quality.
• Preferable but not essential experience within the defence sector.
• Extensive use of hand tools including torque drivers.
• Preferable but not essential experience with ESD procedures.


  • Understand the principles required to assemble simple and complex tasks.
  •  Know how to use a wide selection of components to fully assemble quality
    sub-assemblies and final assemblies.
  • Have an understanding in the use of Loctite’s and adhesives and the purpose
    of using them.


  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Motivational
  • Accountable
  • Integrity
  • Team focused
  • Customer / quality focused
  • Outcome / solution focused
  • Flexible

• Effective communicator both written and orally.
• Computer literate (MS Office packages).
• Ability to problem solve with patience.
• Read and interoperate complex Engineering drawings and information.
• Use various hand / bench tools to assemble high quality parts.
• Quality focused at all times throughout the build process.

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