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Assembly Technician

  • Location

    Andover, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £18k - 20k per year

  • Contract


  • Reference


Our client is a global leader specialising in the pharmaceutical sector based in Andover.  They are looking for an Assembly Technician that will be based in the assembly hall.  If you like working in a fast paced environment this is a fantastic opportunity with generous benefits and career progression.

The culture:  

You have the chance to work for an inspirational engineering company making revolutionary products that really can make a difference to people’s lives.  The company has strong ethical values that apply to everyone, a brand to be proud of and passionate people.


  • 23 days holiday, rising 1 day per annum to a maximum of 25.  After 5 years’ service this increases by 1 days’ holiday per annum, up to a maximum of 30 days holiday!
  • In addition to your holiday, you will also receive a day off on your Birthday (or nearest working day to your Birthday)!
  • Generous SimplyHealth cash plan & Employee Assistance Programme
  • An annual pay / bonus review
  • An excellent contributory pension scheme (employee 3%, employer 6%)
  • 3 x salary annual life insurance
  • An annual appraisal scheme and regular training programme
  • Entry to the Company Childcare voucher scheme
  • Plus free Company gym membership; Long Service Awards; employee suggestion scheme; quarterly attendance prize draw and free parking!
  • Overview of the role:
  • Working with the team to achieve the required daily targets, your role contains 75% mechanical assembly and 25% electrical assembly.

The following skills are required:

  • To carry out assembly operations (following suitable training) on a variety of electro-mechanical equipment.  
  • Assembly of mechanical components using multiple fixing methods and standard and specialist tooling eg. torque drivers, air drivers, bespoke test equipment
  • Have a good understanding of assembly principles, 
  • Ability to read and understand engineering specifications / instructions / Drawings
  • Skilled use of hand and power tools within assembly processes 
  • Experience of wiring connections and the use of crimp tools 
  • Soldering using electrical soldering equipment
  • Drilling and tapping holes using power and manual tools
  • Carry out tests in accordance with manufacturing instructions following suitable training
  • To be flexible and work in all areas of the business including stores, service pick/pack/despatch and peroxide filling and bottling.
  • To work in a safe, clean and customer-focused approach.

Essential skills:

  • Physically fit to carry out manual assembly operations including  lifting, kneeling, bending , standing for long periods
  • Good manual dexterity 
  • Good eyesight (with spectacles if worn) and colour vision
  • To be driven by quality and customer satisfaction 
  • To work well as part of a close team as well as be individually motivated

Education & Training: 

  • Ability to read technical drawings & work instructions
  • Good standard of secondary education to GSCE level

Hours of work:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Friday: 8:00am to 1:00pm

30 mins lunch - Total of 39hrs per week

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