Manufacturing Operative

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Manufacturing Operative

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Operative to join a defence & security prime in Southampton on a permanent basis. Their facility in Southampton is the home to the company's centre of excellence for infrared detectors and now houses around 400 staff. This role will involve working in a cleanroom environment to manufacture high value, high accuracy opto-mechanical assemblies though various production processes.

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Operative
Salary: Up to £23,500 per annum
Location: Southampton

A defence & security prime are now seeking a Manufacturing Operative to join their team in Southampton. Due to the nature of the work, all applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

This role will involve working in a cleanroom environment to manufacture high value, high accuracy assemblies though various production processes.

The successful Manufacturing Operative will be required to work as part of a small team within an HSE controlled environment.

Processes will include, but not limited to, hand assembly, inspection / assembly under a stereoscope, laser welding, vacuum brazing, outgassing, chemical cleaning and plating.

Skills Required

* Good Visual clarity/full colour vision
* Must have very good hand to eye coordination
* Excellent dexterity
* GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above

Desirable Skills

* Experience with Laser Welding
* Experience with Vacuum Brazing
* Experience with Chemical cleaning and plating
* Experience with SAP production systems

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Daniel Smith on 02392458040 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Daniel Smith


I specialise in permanent and contract recruitment within aerospace and defence. I excel at resourcing engineering and professional support services within the defence industry encompassing commercial management, operations, planning, PMO, procurement, quality assurance, systems safety and systems/software engineering.