Assembly Operator – 12 Month FTC

Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK


The role of the Assembly Operator is to assemble and test high precision components and associated parts within the wider team.


Reports to the Assembly team Leader.


• Cleaning of components prior to assembly process
• Pressure testing including pre & post measurement and recording of results
• Assembly of components in line with work instructions
• Booking components into job orders via computerised stock control system
• Operation of manual / automated test rigs and recording of data / results
• Assist with paint masking / post paint finishing operations
• De-masking of components following final paint application
• Port identification colour coding as required
• Final assembly of components including identification prior to final packing
• Packing product into shipping boxes and transfer to despatch area
• To carry out basic in process quality control checks
• To assist in other areas of production within capabilities as and when required


The post holder is required to have

• Proven experience in a production or automotive based assembly environment
• Strong team-working ethic, with the drive and flexibility to maintain pace of work as priorities and requirements change
• Strong multi-tasking abilities
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Willingness to be trained with new skills
• Attention to detail
• The ability to obtain UK Security Clearance.

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