• Production Operative

    Job Locations UK-Andover
    Posted Date 1 week ago(06/08/2018 14:14)
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  • Overview

    We are recruiting for 4 Production Operatives to work within our Stairlifts Assembly Team baased in Andover.  The role will include the manufacture of subassemblies and testing of products in line with daily targets to achieve required outputs as per business requirements.  Each operative is responsible for the manufacture of a sub-assembly which is then passed to the next in-line operative. 


     On Line

    • Assembling a sub-assembly of a full product on an assembly line (in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures).
    • Picking components from bins positioned both above and below waist height.
    • Using pneumatic, electric powered tools, and a small number of hand tools.
    • Use of computers to produce bar code labels.
    • Use of hoists to manoeuvre heavy loads (25kgs) onto pallets.
    • Manually load lighter finished parts onto pallets
    • Remove pallets of finished product to the dispatch area, using a hand palletiser
    • Get involved in continuous improvement activities



     Off Line

    • Ensuing the on-line stocks of vendor managed inventory from the Carousel
    • Identifying quality issues and reporting such to the quality inspectors or to the Line Leader
    • Assisting in the resolution of quality issues
    • Each operator capable of being multi-skilled to ensure flexibility in all positions


    Skills required:

    • Physically fit and active
    • Excellent team working and ability to integrate into existing team.
    • Self-motivated with low managerial maintenance requirement.
    • Must be committed to cross functional training.
    • Proactive problem solver.
    • Have a flexible approach to working hours to assist the business when needed.


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