General Operative

  • Location
    Congleton, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £10.90/Hourly
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-022021-169105

Adecco have an exciting new opportunity to work as an Assembly Operative with a large, global company, offering immediate starts!



Role: General Operative


Location: Congleton - CW12 1UW


Start: As soon as possible


Duration: 3 month contract ending in September


Pay rate: £10.90p/h


Shifts offered: Double days - 06:00 - 14:00 and 14:00 - 22:00 on a weekly rotation (must be able to work both shifts)




We are looking for an assembly or production worker who will be required to assemble small parts whilst adhering to a quality process. We are looking for motivated individuals, who are target and quality driven.



An ideal candidate will have worked in a production operative or assembly operative or shop floor position previously. If you are unsure whether your previous working experience would be transferable to this role, please apply and we will be able to go through the role in more detail with you.



Role overview


The role will involve working on a section of a large production line making variable speed drives, an example of stages on the line are below:



  • Surface Mount (SMT) - first part of the process, utilising a computer to stencil soldering paste and input small components onto a blank PCB board

  • Through hole (THT) - the PCB board moves from the surface mount area into THT, where larger components are placed onto the PCB board by hand according to instructions on a screen.

  • Mechanical - The PCB then moves down the line and the soldering is checked manually before moving on to be coated and cured

  • The PCB is then fitted onto a base plate with a power board and the unit's casing is fitted on along with a fan

  • The whole drive is then function tested before being sent to the last stage of the line which is packaging with instructions ready for dispatch



You will be responsible for:



  • Setting up and controlling production programs

  • Controlling operations and monitoring process results, acts according to contingency plans in case of deviations.

  • Making predefined and specialised quality checks.

  • Contributing in judgement on production results.

  • Engaging maintenance staff for repair and maintenance issues, ensuring the line is down for the least time possible

  • Advising directly related manufacturing staff on any issues with the line



Please note - this position requires standing for extended periods of time



Apply today for more information and immediate consideration!













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