Production Technician

Location: Bridgend, Wales
Salary: £23k per year
Reference: 4167
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Production Technician

Bridgend, South Wales

Permanent - Full Time

Salary £23k

Progression Opportunities available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Technician to join our client, a well-established, progressive manufacturer based in Bridgend, South Wales. The company have a growing product base which is supplied to various companies throughout the UK. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role however my client is open to considering technically minded, driven and motivated individuals.

Reporting into the Production Manager, you will be working as part of a team undertaking the build and testing of the full range of the organisations products to tight timescales in accordance with the master production schedule.

Duties will include:

  • Manufacture of electrical and mechanical assemblies in accordance with build documents, these take the form of mechanical assembly drawings, wiring schedules, electrical schematics, Microsoft excel & word documents.
  • Complete all relevant quality checks and paperwork relating to the above builds.
  • Complete top-level build of the organisations products by incorporating previously built sub-assemblies.
  • Report any issues back to production management in good time and a concise manner so that corrective and preventive actions may be discussed with engineering.
  • All non-conforming parts must follow the RTV/NCR process
  • Be responsible for 5S & housekeeping of the production area ensuring standards are maintained.
  • Commission and test all products to pre-defined plans.
  • During the validation phase of new product development provide feedback on documentation and the ease of build.
  • Undertake any other projects and duties as requested and which are within the competence of the job holder.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as the ability to take ownership of problems and deliver solutions on time
  • To gain a thorough understanding of the organisations SOP's and build up experience of a range of products.
  • Switch from one product to another when customer requirements or supply chain issues conflict with the production schedule.

The Candidate

  • Thorough understanding of our SOPs and build up experience of a range of products which will require efficient time management and organisation skills to ensure relevant documentation is completed while meeting quality standards
  • The candidate will ideally have an engineering background and 3-5 years' experience in a similar role. Hands on experience of mechanical assembly processes would be an advantage.
  • The candidate will be educated to a minimum BTEC level 3 or equivalent A level in an electrical/electronic discipline. Other candidates will be considered with relevant skills and experience.
  • Efficient time management is required to ensure timescales are met as well as completing relevant documentation and daily housekeeping activities.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as the ability to take ownership of problems and deliver solutions on time
  • Excellent hand and eye coordination.
  • Capability to perform repetitive tasks accurately and for long duration.
  • Strong level of attention to detail that helps maintain accuracy and error detection.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work effectively both within a team and independently.

Our normal hours of work are 37 per week: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm.

Salary £23k

For permanent employees we offer 25 days per year plus Bank Holidays, free onsite parking, pension scheme (company 5%; employee 3%), life assurance scheme and a bonus scheme of up to 5% based on performance.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future