Production Technician


Our client is a world leader in manufacturing switch-gear for a variety of different industries, who due to continued growth are looking to expand their manufacturing team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Working with minimum supervision, work in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring and test as required to meet delivery requirements.
  • Carryout component manufacturing, product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM’s or other related documents.
  • Ensure all activities satisfy Lucy quality standards or other applicable standards.
  • Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, power presses), product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements.
  • Maintain a safe, orderly and clean work area.
  • Ensure safe working practices are carried out at all times.
  • Ensure that all components and products are stored tidily and correctly identified.
  • Accurately maintain production records, product records and other records.
  • Liaise with Team Leaders and ensure stock levels are kept up to date.
  • Ensure equipment is running efficiently/effectively with maximum use of material, resource and time.
  • Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs.
  • Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues.

Experience Knowledge & Skills


  • Previous experience setting up and using production equipment and efficiently.
  • Previous experience assembling product.
  • Can multi task successfully
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work to drawings
  • Ability to problem solve process problems and identify root cause and suggest solutions


  • Lean / Six sigma qualification and experience
  • Knowledge of and experience of using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software.

Commutable locations:

Oxford, Aylesbury, Stadhampton, Long Crendon, Thame, Cowley, Didcot, Abingdon, Kidlington, Bicester


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Job Information

Job Reference: TH2134DL_1625153982
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Salary From: £22000
Salary To: £23000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Thame, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Temporary
Job Skills: "Injection Moulding" OR "Assembly" OR "Manufcaturing"
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