Electronic Assembly Operator

Position Profile

Job Title: Electronic Assembly Operator
Company: Gill Instruments
Department: Production

Gill Instruments Limited is a world leader in the meteorological industry designing and manufacturing ultrasonic anemometers, compact weather stations and associated communications systems and software, which are used by industry, academics and national weather services for industrial controls, weather prediction, modelling and research.

With headquarters in Lymington, United Kingdom and approximately 80 employees, Gill supplies products globally, through both direct sales and a growing network of distributors. Core product ranges include ultrasonic anemometers; weather stations; remote communications and web based software.

Position Summary

Working within the Production Department, kit picking, building production units, recording build information, testing sub-assemblies / finished product and maintenance of localised stock items.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Building product to designated work instructions

  • Testing to specified test parameters

  • Recording build / test information on works orders / lot cards

  • Rejecting and recording nonconforming product

  • Inspection of work in progress

  • Maintenance of Kanban stock items

  • Use of in-house PC systems

  • Conformance to ISO9001 including, but not limited to, ATEX and CSA procedures

Position Requirements

  • Experience of light electromechanical assembly work including soldering and wiring

  • General numeracy and literacy skills

  • Ability to prioritise

  • Working to standard times

  • Ability to use basic test equipment i.e. Oscilloscopes, DVM and ATE
  • Ensuring good product traceability of both Work in Progress and Finished Goods items
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions and engineering drawings.

Additional Advantageous Experience

  • Previous soldering experience to IPC standards

  • Manual handling experience

  • PC literate

Person Specification

  • Organised and self-motivated individual with initiative

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexibility

  • Common sense

  • Methodical

Reporting Structure

Electronic Assembly Operator → Supervisor → Manufacturing Manager

A position profile does not imply that the duties stated are the only ones to be performed by the incumbent. Employees will be required to follow any other reasonable job-related instruction as requested by their manager or a company director.

How to apply

If you are interested in working at Gill Instruments Limited, please send your application letter and CV to jobs@gillinstruments.com

Please note that this is for direct applicants only - agency applications will not be accepted.

Gill Instruments Limited
Attn: Human Resources
Saltmarsh Park
67 Gosport Street
Lymington, Hampshire
SO41 9EG

Gill Instruments Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including promotion and training, and not to discriminate against any person because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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