Production Operative

  • Job Reference: SWR4072
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: North Walsham, Norfolk
  • Salary: £13.00 to £14.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical Technician/ Production Operative – Are you experienced in Production or a Mechanical Technician? Do you want to work Monday-Friday with no unsociable shifts? If so, Spider is advertising on behalf of a leading supplier of power steering, hydraulic and precision engineered products. Due to growth, they are looking to recruit several Mechanical Technician/ Production Operatives to work on their assembly and disassembly workshops within their team based in North Walsham, Norfolk.

As a company their commitment to quality, flexibility and fast turnaround has led them to become a highly respected name among worldwide on and off-highway vehicle manufacturers and OEMs, aftermarket organisations and military buyers in both the Manufacturing and Remanufacturing industries.

Fantastic benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour depending on experience.
  • Holiday: 33 days annual leave per year including bank holidays!
  • Hours: Full time role working 39 hours per week. Working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.00am-5pm and Friday 8.00am-4.00pm plus overtime available at 1.5x hourly rate.

About the role

As the Production Operative/ Mechanical Technician you will be part of a fast-paced product team responsible for the responsible for the product disassembly, build and function testing for our range of remanufactured power steering products. As part of your role, your key responsibilities/duties will include:

  • Controlled mechanical disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of their full range of remanufactured power steering parts.
  • Ensuring all used parts are cleaned to the highest standard before being reused.
  • Using general and special purpose hand tools (sockets, spanners, drills, press work, torque wrenches etc.).
  • Product performance function testing to set work instructions to ensure only quality product is sent out to customers.

About you:

You will have experience in a similar role within a manufacturing/engineering environment (ideally automotive).  Able to perform, promote and demonstrate best practice disassembly and assembly methods whilst approaching all work with a methodical mindset and adhering strictly to set work instructions.  Possess an eye for detail when kit building or assessing metallic products for potential re-use, using set guidelines and tolerances. Be dexterous, able to work quickly and accurately with intricate assembly work.  Must demonstrate good timekeeping and able to work additional hours if required.  Most importantly you can work as part of a team or on your own initiative.  Must be able to read, write and understand English.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for the opportunity for this Mechanical Technician/ Production Operative role then please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Additional keywords: production, operative, manufacturing, disassembly, engineering, mechanical, technician

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