General Production Operator

To manufacture products and work in the Operations processes.

Manchester, UK

Full Time, Permenant

GCSE or above in English & Maths.

Closing Date: Friday 26th July 2024



  • Manual dexterity, soldering, crimp and use of general hand assembly tools.
  • Read, interpret and work from engineering drawings, method sheets or samples.
  • Use of process materials including resins, glues and curing systems and/or agents.
  • General component identification.
  • Use of computerised assembly, test and stock control systems & peripheral equipment.


  • Assembly of optical units, wiring looms, cables, electro mechanical assemblies and finished products adhering to Company documentation and to agreed QA standards.
  • Ensure that the integrity and quality of the materials used in the process meet the required standards.

Testing & Packing

  • Test or calibration of assemblies using a range of Company bespoke processes; PC based, mechanical and manually operated equipment.
  • Ensure the integrity & quality of the product passed to the next stage of the process.
  • Packing operations ranging from bagging and labelling individual items to site kits containing multiple products and accessories into bespoke carry cases.


  • Working in all areas of production using a range of different processes.
  • Handling process materials safely to prevent degradation.
  • Working to Company standards and procedures at all times.

Health & Safety

  • Comply with Company H&S procedures and legislation at all times.
  • Identify any hazards, make safe and report as per Company H&S procedures.
  • Ensure correct use and storage of PPE and RPE.
  • Any additional duties deemed appropriate which are within the job holders capabilities.

About You:


  • Assembly, test, packing and material handling processes.
  • Optical assembly or detailed fine assembly work.
  • Computer based processes.
  • Mechanical and electronic processes.
  • Use of documentation (bill of materials, assembly drawings).
  • Health & Safety.


  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to strict timescales.
  • IT literate, good working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook.


Applications should be made by forwarding a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively, you can submit your application by post to: Elcometer Limited, Edge Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6BU.