Assembly Technician

Posted 21 June by Reed Engineering
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Assembly Technician

  • Salary: £30-35k
  • Location: Bath
  • Job Type: Full-time, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

If you are looking for a new role within engineering production then this could be ideal for you!

This role is ideal for someone with experience in mechanical engineering or manufacturing environments. The position involves precision assembly and mechanical fitting within a dynamic production environment, requiring a strong team-working ethic and a high level of attention to detail.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Assemble components accurately in line with technical drawings and specifications.
  • Perform rework and fitting of components prior to final assembly.
  • Conduct precision measurement of components to ensure quality.
  • Identify and pick parts from the Kanban system, maintaining organisation and efficiency.
  • Maintain full traceability of components with paperwork and digital documentation.
  • Book sub-assemblies to stock, ensuring inventory accuracy.
  • Operate and record results from automated test rigs, managing the installation and removal of gearboxes.
  • Collate components, preserve, and pack completed assemblies for dispatch.
  • Contribute to the improvement and maintenance of a high level of 5S throughout the assembly environment.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in precision assembly or mechanical fitting.
  • Strong team-working ethic and the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities and independent work management.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and contribute to a multidisciplinary team.
  • High attention to detail and conscientious approach to work.
  • Familiarity with IT basics, Microsoft Office, and operating systems.
  • Comfortable with basic mathematical equations and measurements.
  • Full process-specific training will be provided.


  • Competitive salary range of £30-35k.
  • Full training provided to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Opportunity to work in a leading manufacturing environment.
  • Potential for skill development and learning new disciplines.

To apply for the Assembly Operative role, please submit your CV and one of the team will be in touch!

Reference: 52913803

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