Product Assembly / Test Technician – Experienced or Apprenticeship Ref: 15582

£15,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

We’re looking for a Production Technician to join our Production team in a hands-on practical role.

We are bringing to market a new product for measuring liquids that is based on clever technology. Rapid growth means we need someone to help build and test our products.

This role is open to experienced Production Technicians or Entry-Level candidates seeking an apprenticeship (which we can offer through a local college); we don’t mind. The important thing is that we can work with you.

Role Info:

Product Assembly / Test Technician – Experienced or Apprenticeship
Harwell Oxford, Didcot OX11
£15,000 – £25,000 depending on experience

About you:

Do you enjoy being hands-on, building and testing things?

Are you looking for an exciting, varied role where you can learn from entrepreneurial colleagues on a mission to innovate?

Do you have an inquisitive mind and a quest to keep learning and improving?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

Who we are:

We’re a successful, fast-growing, high-tech company based in South Oxfordshire bringing a revolutionary analytical instrument to market, the IRmadillo spectrometer. We are rapidly expanding our global customer base and are looking for someone who will fit into our agile team culture.

About the Role:

This is a hands-on practical role; you will be expected to perform general production duties as required.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

+ Receiving goods and performing incoming inspection & preparation
+ Product assembly and test
+ Using and maintaining the company’s Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system
+ Improving production methods, work instructions and product travellers
+ Helping with other production activities, e.g. buying, equipment calibration, periodic maintenance, etc.
+ Proactively seeking support when needed and helping with product development
+ Other tasks as may be reasonably required

This position is based at our Headquarters on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, England.

About You:


+ GCSE Maths & English grade A* – C or equivalent


+ Able to demonstrate practical skills, e.g. taking things apart and putting them back together (without any bits left over!)
+ Good computer literacy

General skills:

+ Good communication skills
+ Desirable: ability to work accurately at speed
+ Desirable: able to multi-task as priorities change

Personal qualities:

+ Happy working in a team and following written instructions
+ Self-motivated with a can-do attitude to complete all tasks

When applying, tell us how you would manage your workload and avoid mistakes; what tools or methods would you use? Tell us also, what are the key factors for a successful team and what contributes to a poor one? [You can draw on experience from schools or clubs, not just work]

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.