Repairs Operative (Temporary)

To help the Technical Team fulfil their task to diagnose and repair faults in a timely and efficient manner, by assisting with some of the less technical tasks, such as; booking in and packing of repairs, calibration, case assembly, EOLT, some basic repairs.

Manchester, UK

Full Time, Temporary

Ability to demonstrate a reasonable level of understanding of engineering principles

Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2024


  • Support role for the Service Department.
  • Booking in new jobs and create process documents
  • Pack and complete products for return to customer or stock
  • Calibrate and retest products including software upgrades.
  • Carry out basic assembly tasks
  • Carry out EOLT
  • Carry out testing of products using associated test equipment.
  • Carry out repairs on ‘repeat’ on high volume products
  • Assess validity of warranty claims and action according to Company procedures.
  • Make a positive contribution to continuous improvement activities within the team.
  • Provide support to other internal departments as and when required.
  • 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.
  • Any additional duties deemed appropriate which are within the job holder’s capabilities.

About You: 


  • Some experience of working in a manufacturing environment, ideally within a repair/service department.
  • Some electronics repair, test and engineering experience.
  • Background in electrical / electronic fault finding and repair work.
  • Experience of test equipment, i.e. oscilloscopes, multi-meters and logic analysers.
  • Experience of working on products with live mains.


  • Good organisational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • High degree of spatial awareness, technical ability and focus.
  • IT literate – MS Word, Excel and Outlook skills.
  • Data entry.
  • Manual dexterity.


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.