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Assembly Operative

Assembly Operative

  • Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Working Hours: Full-time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS3210JE
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 21st Apr 2021

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking an Assembly Operative to join their team based in Lowestoft on a full time, permanent basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ongoing maintenance of equipment and work area to a high standard
• Time management to meet order deadlines
• Operation of machinery where necessary
• Reporting on stock levels and production outputs
• Packaging and assembly
• Quality control
• To possess and understand Health and Safety Requirements – reporting any issues/dangers/concerns to management
• Assisting with Risk Assessments

Skills & Attributes:
• Dexterity for grasping, manipulating, and assembling objects
• Strength for manual handling/lifting of objects
• Ability to match or detect differences between colours and textures, including shades of colour and brightness
• Accurate with repeat work
• The ability to tell when something is wrong, or likely to go wrong and understand the correct channels to highlight and resolve
• Positive attitude
• Willingness to learn/be taught new skills
• Ability to use Microsoft Windows OS and learn to use the company’s ERP software
• An understanding of technical drawings
• To have good communication skills
• To be self-disciplined, and ability to work without constant supervision
• To have excellent time management skills, finishing tasks within agreed time frames
• To be a problem solver, able to use initiative to troubleshoot and overcome problems
• To be organised, planning production to make best use of resources

Qualifications & Experience:
• GCSE or equivalent level of education
• Practical qualifications e.g. carpentry (Preferrable)
• Any upholstery skills (Preferrable)
• Previous work on production lines or experience using assembly tools (Preferrable)
• Experience with other manufacturing processes e.g. woodworking (Preferrable)

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