Location; WANTAGE

Salary; £13.10 per hour

Planet Recruitment have registered an exciting opportunity for our Automotive client based in the Wantage area who are seeking 4 x Assembly Technicians on a temporary basis. The successful candidate will have previous mechanical engineering experience / knowledge whilst also having the ability to use hand tools. This is a key role manufacturing and assembly of production items for multiple manufacturing sectors, including, but not limited to motorsport, automotive, military, medical and industrial applications. Completion of the assembly of production products against strict planned schedules to a very high standard of detail and quality.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm for the next 6 – 8 weeks.

Main responsibilities;

  • Using hand tools to assemble motorsport components
  • In-build testing and validation of assembled components
  • Liaising with the Team Leader / Lead Technician to deliver products to the agreed schedule
  • Developing build process and build work insructions
  • Working to and assisting in developing test procedures
  • Reporting issues within the work area

Skillset required;

  • Mechanically assembly orientated and confident
  • Experience working in a machanical or electrical engineering enviornment is advantageous
  • Familiarity with using hand tools (including torque wrenches)
  • Being conversant with the application of adhesives (although training will be provided)
  • Computer literate and proficent in using software e.g Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong attention to detail

Commutable locations;

Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Harwell, Wantage, Grove, Wallingford

Key words;

Mechanical, Engineering, Automotive, Assembly, Production, Electrical


Planet Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Warehouse Operative

Location; WANTAGE
Salary; £12.00 – £12.50 PER HOUR

We require Warehouse Operatives to join our well-established organisation based in Wantage on a temporary on-going basis. The successful candidate will have previous warehousing/stores experience, ability to work 2 shifts and support the transport team.

Hours of work are from 6AM – 2PM 1 week Monday to Friday, then 2PM – 10PM week 2 Monday to Friday.

Main responsibilities;

  • Using hand held scanners for the picking of items.
  • Picking of items for the engineering team
  • Breaking down of palletised goods
  • Stock replenishment
  • General housekeeping, ensuring the warehouse is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Stock taking and any other general warehouse duties

About you;

Knowledge of using in-house warehouse computer systems and hand held scanners would be advantageous.

Some lifting will be required some a degree of physical fitness is required.

Basic Numeracy and Literacy skills are required.

Commutable locations;

Wantage, Abingdon, Didcot, Oxford, Swindon, Faringdon, Grove, Harwell, Chilton

Key words;

Warehouse, Stores, Picking and Packing, Production, Operative


Planet Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted after application, if you do not hear back from us within 7 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

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