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UK - Instrument Assembler I


High Wycombe, GB


An Instrument Assembler is proficient at building and calibrating instruments, with the skills to rotate between the different build processes and procedures. This level requires a minimum amount of supervision and daily instruction. The Instrument Assembler should have a flexible attitude and may be assigned to assist in the stores receiving area on occasions to cover for busy periods. This level also requires routinely interfacing with employees from other departments including Service Technicians and Engineers.  Employees will be required to meet specific objectives in their quality of build and the assembly times established for each process or product.




  1. Performs assembly and calibration of instruments in line with current practice, documentation and quality procedures.


  1. Works individually or together within an assigned team to complete production orders by the expected due date.


  1. Maintains a very high quality standard of work and minimize rejects or returns in line with the agreed quality standards


  1. Work from on-line procedures or other documentation as required.


  1. Communicate material shortages, any problem areas or improvements to processes, procedures, equipment to immediate supervision.


  1. Assist the Production Engineer in the introduction of new/revised process to the manufacturing systems and addressing and implementing corrective actions.


  1. Actively participate in process improvement and recommend changes to manufacturing procedures.


  1. Perform daily organization and cleanup of work area in accordance with 5S procedures.


  1. Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to supervisor.


  1. Assist as necessary Stores/Receiving in booking parts into stock and entering data into the SAP system.


  1. Assist as necessary with re-stocking of material in Kanban areas of the company.


  1. Other duties as assigned.




  1. Education:
  • Required

           Good school Education CSE or GCSE in at least two subjects with grades “C” and above


  1. Experience:

Mechanical hands-on assembly skills in a related manufacturing environment

Is able to work on their own initiative to build and calibrate instruments. Stores experience would also be useful but not essential


Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate a history of good attendance and job performance.
  • Willing and able to work in any assigned area as required.
  • Willing and able to assist others with their commitments when they are overloaded.
  • Ability to work from drawings and computer screen procedures.
  • Demonstrates judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of set-ups, operations, and processes.
  • Computer skills to include recording information on build times in SAP.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to train others on more complex procedures and assemblies.
  • Displays effective problem solving skills.
  • Shows a commitment to quality workmanship, attention to detail, and customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated team player that encourages others to do the same.
  • Willing and able to be coached and mentored by others.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing environment.

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