Assembly Technician

Job Details

  • Contract: Full Time
  • Hours: 39
  • Salary: on application
  • Posted On: April 1, 2019
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  • Do you have an engineering degree or have you completed a practical apprenticeship and are now looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you looking to develop your career and learn new skills?
  • Do you want to implement new technology into a growing company?

Responsibilities and Duties

As a manufacturing business in Croydon we are looking to employee someone with engineering knowledge and practical skills for our Assembly department. Within this role we will provide full training to carry out an array of assembly processes to build our precision angle measuring products.

If not already experienced you will be trained in our processes of:

  • Screen printing, pad printing on glass and anodised materials
  • Mechanical assembly of glass vials to housings
  • Inspection of products through the process
  • Using CO2 and Fibre Lasers to engrave and cut materials
  • Understanding angle and sensitivity measurements

You should be able to read engineering drawings and have proficient Maths knowledge to carry out the regular day to day duties for this position. Having a methodical and organised approach to work is essential, as you will be expected to organise your daily scheduled work and communicate clearly with other team members.

When you are confident with our products, we will look to you improve and develop our assembly process using justified engineering concepts to reduce downtime, increase yield and implement the use of new technology.

You will be trained on a flexible day shift hours and once competent potentially progress onto either an early (6am-2pm) or late (2pm-10pm) shift hours.

Qualifications and Skills

To be considered, you must have the following skills and experience:

  • HNC or higher qualification in mechanical or electronic engineering subject
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in a manufacturing/assembly environment.
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice, with knowledge of 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Good House-Keeping – advantageous
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products – Excel, Word, Access
  • Proficient 3D CAD skills (preferably with Solidworks or Fusion 360)
  • Ability to work in a team and individually


On completion of three months employment you will be enrolled on the company pension scheme.

Full on the job training programme from your first day of employment

Transparent pay scale based on skills competency

Shift premium is paid on the late shift (2pm-10pm)

Twice annual performance bonus – inline with company appraisal system.

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