Assembly Operator – Shifts

Horstman Defence Systems Limited, Bath, UK

We are looking for Assembly Operators to work on the assembly and test of high precision components and associated parts, working on a double day shift

Responsibilities will include:

  • 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

Knowledge & Ability 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.


Shift pattern will be:

Standard Double Day Shift

Earlies –        Monday to Thursday 6am to 2pm

Friday – 6am to 1.30pm

Lates –          Monday to Wednesday 2pm to 12am

Thursday – 2pm to 11pm




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