Manufacturing Operative

  • Job Reference: 060420221350
  • Date Posted: 6 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Archers Recruitment
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Overtime
  • Sector: Industrial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


  • Read drawings and comprehend work instructions and follow established procedures.
  • Collect all material, tooling and equipment needed to assemble the product.
  • Take precision measurements to ensure perfect fit of components.
  • Select or modify components according to measurements and specifications.
  • Check output to ensure highest quality.
  • Maintain equipment in good condition.
  • Keep records of production quantities and time taken to complete to assembly.
  • Report on issues, malfunctioning or defective parts.
  • Follow all company standards / procedures / work instructions relevant to the role.


  • Technical knowledge and ability to read blueprints, drawings etc. (Essential)
  • Good understanding of quality control principles (Essential)
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) (Essential)
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination. (Essential)
  • Proven experience as assembler. (Preferred)
  • Ability in using tools (e.g. crimping) and machines (e.g. torque tool) (Preferred)


  • High level of attention detail.
  • Ability to work within a diverse team.
  • Willingness to work with a 'can do' flexible attitude and approach.
  • Adaptable and willing to learn.
  • Motivated and presentable.

Basic Working Hours

  • 37.5 hour week.
  • Mon - Thurs 07:45 - 16:45.
  • Fri 07:45 - 12:30. Salary
  • Competitive salary which is based upon experience - overtime extra.