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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

Assembly Technician

Elland, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £8.72 - £10.72 / hourly

Our client offers the broadest selection of fabric-based conveyor belts, plastic modular belts and power transmission belts available in the industry. Combined with a comprehensive service centre network our client offers an unrivalled solution to various belting needs.

Formed in 1946 our client is the global leader in belting and remains a family-owned corporation, based in Switzerland, which has over 3,300 employees worldwide.

As part of such a successful international organisation, we're able to attract the best people worldwide, capable of producing innovative solutions to meet the needs of potential clients.

Job Type: Temporary leading to permanent for the right candidate


Job Title: Assembly Operative


Hours: (Days) 07:30 - 16:00 - (After the training period you will move on to rotating shifts as below)

07:00 - 15:15/11:15 - 19:30 


Pay rate: £8.72 to £10.72 per hour


Reports to: Fabrication/Operations manager


Job Role:

Our client is looking for a candidate with a proven track record of working in a manufacturing environment and has the knowledge of various different machine operations, along with the use of hand tools and understanding of reading from technical drawings.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and cut belts to customer specifications within a production environment.
  • To work as a member of the fabrication team, consistently providing high quality products on time, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction both internal and external.
  • Maintain the workplace and all stock in an orderly and safe manner, giving full consideration to Health & Safety/COSHH legislation.
  • Preparation and joining of conveyor/drive and transfer belts in line with quality requirements and standards identified during initial training and specified in technical manuals.
  • Ensure all relevant quality records are completed, with sign off where required within the production area.
  • Actively participate in process improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain to the highest standard all equipment and tools.
  • Carry out any reasonable request from your supervisor/Manager.
  • Prioritising own production workload.
  • Where required moving from machine to machine to help with customer requirements.
  • Identifying potential safety hazards and responding accordingly.
  • Working within a production environment.
  • Knowledge of CNC operation
  • Machine feeding
  • Use of small hand tools such as: Tape meausres, Screw drivers, Saws.
  • Able to read from basic technical drawings
  • Assembly operation


Knowledge skills & Attributes:

  • Must be able to work under own supervision.
  • Must be proactive and look for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Normal hours of work are a total of 39 hours per week.
  • Standard working hours will be determined by the shift pattern worked.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be detailed and methodical in approach to tasks.
  • Assist with training of less experienced colleagues and customers if required.
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