Instrument Assembler

  • Location: Chertsey, Chertsey
  • Function: Engineering
  • Salary: £27K / Annum
  • Reference: 12598
  • Job Type: Permanent
Position:            Instrument Assembler


Based at the company`s Chertsey site, the role will report to the Workshop Supervisor within a highly
technical, low volume manufacturing environment. The Instrument Assembler will be required to assemble high-precision electro-mechanical components, instruments and associated items. Activities will be varied due to a large product range. The role will require both team work skills and the ability to work individually. A pro-active approach to problem solving is desirable.

 Key Responsibilities:

- Assembly/manufacture of electro-mechanical components and instruments. With an emphasis on intricate mechanical assembly
- Fit and assembly of mechanical components making use of appropriate machinery and hand tools.
- Manufacture and installation of wiring looms (using techniques, such as, soldering and crimping).
- Ensure components issued, are of a suitable quality & condition, pre any assembly operation
- Conduct some quality testing and fault finding on instruments.
- Provide occasional support to the Service & Repair department
- Ensure that all H&SE policies and the company ISO guidelines are adhered to during manufacture/assembly/repair of instruments.

 Experience Required:

- Experience with precision electro-mechanical assemblies is essential. (ideally 3 years+)
- A solid background in both mechanical fitting and electrical assembly.
- Ability to read and interpret engineering instructions, drawings and BOM`s.
- Take pride in producing high quality work. Good attention to detail.
- Organised and able to prioritise.
- Team player with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


- Drive an ethos of Quality Improvement, working closely with Quality and Stores staff,  taking appropriate actions to reduce quality related issues

 Reporting & Communication

- Support the Workshop Supervisor, with information surrounding any production kit shortages
- Report immediately any issues affecting the on time delivery (OTD) of Finished Goods, Service & Repair of Sub-Assemblies

Continuous Improvement

- Working with the Workshop Supervisor and the Workshop team to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Production

- Working with the Workshop Supervisor, reviewing worker performance and helping identify areas of concern
- Working with the Workshop Supervisor, in a structured and controlled manner, on any identified improvement projects, such as the promotion of `Lean` techniques

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