Assembly Operative (Days)

Reporting To: Assembly Manager

Role Purpose: To work in the assembly area, building brake components for OEM and motorsport customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in a team environment following build processes to ensure that brake components are built in line with quality and safety guidelines.
  • Read manufacturing specifications to ensure components are built correctly
  • Ensure clear identification of scrap, reject & sample materials and actively participates in the QIS procedure
  • Makes suggestions and recommendations to improve Quality and H&S processes.
  • Work in an area that has a high-volume throughput ensuring attention to detail is maintained at all times.
  • Fully comply and support the Quality & Environmental Management Systems
  • Follow manual handling procedures and adhere to at all times.

The Candidate:

  • Previous Assembly skills (work based or Recreational)
  • Ability to read English manufacturing specs
  • Ability to use hand assembly tools (torque wrenches etc)
  • Ability to use basic measuring equipment
  • FLT License (preferred but not essential)
  • Self-motivated and managed
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Numerate
  • Flexible working hours (weekend & shift working may be required)
  • Ability to work at a high flow rate (repetitive and heavy lifting)


Monday to Thursday: 08.00 – 17.00

Friday:  08.00 – 13.00

Assembly Operative

Rewards and Benefits

Competitive Salary
25 Days Annual Leave Plus Bank Holidays
Pension Contribution
Life Insurance
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
Wellbeing Incentives
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
Online GP Service
Employee Assistance Package
Christmas Gifts

Our values

The Alcon spirit is tantamount to believing in the Group’s five founding values – teamwork, performance, quality, communication and innovation – which we have honed throughout our history and tailored to our specific areas of expertise. Our people bring these values to life wherever they come from and whatever business line they work in.

Our people

We’re committed to creating a working environment where our people are able to be at their best. We believe that everyone within our team should have the chance to grow – academically, professionally and socially. Our relationship with our employees is built upon shared values of respect, trust and dialogue.