Job title: Assembly Operative
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Bradford
Job published: 19/04/2024
Job ID: 32516
Contact name: Company Admin
Contact email:

Job Description

Job Summary: The Electronics Group is pleased to represent our client, a pioneering company founded over 60 years ago initially focused on manufacturing heating cables for the refrigeration and electric blanket industries. Over time, they have evolved and established themselves as the world's leading manufacturer of linear detection cables and monitoring systems.


  • Troubleshoot issues during functional tests on assembled units.
  • Organise work areas and manage inventory while adhering to ISO 9001 quality standards.
  • Manually assemble electronic components based on instructions, drawings, and schematics.
  • Use hand tools for precise placement of electronic components.
  • Operate automated test equipment, documenting results for analysis.
  • Proactively address minor problems and escalate major issues to supervisors when necessary.
  • Perform visual quality inspections and resolve any discovered issues.
  • Complete packaging tasks by assembling PCBAs into enclosures.
  • Create through-hole soldered connections according to quality standards.


  • Proficient soldering techniques with experience in surface mount and through-hole soldering.
  • Knowledgeable in electronic components and basic circuitry.
  • Excellent hand/eye coordination with strong computer literacy skills.
  • Familiarity with IPC A-610 qualification is beneficial.
  • Ability to interpret safety rules and technical documents in English.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • A professional demeanor and courteous communication are crucial.
  • Preferably holds a BTEC or higher educational background in electrical/electronics.
  • At least 2 years of experience in an electronics manufacturing environment.


  • Join our life assurance scheme starting from your third month with us.
  • Our healthcare cash plan covers routine healthcare expenses like dental, optical, and physiotherapy treatments.
  • We offer various opportunities for professional development and career advancement as our business grows.
  • Benefit from employer contributions to your pension scheme, up to 10.5%.
  • Enjoy 14 weeks of parental leave for new parents.
  • We foster an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and welcomes everyone.

We regret that this client is unable to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK. The Electronics Group is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Electrical, Electronics and Engineering professionals throughout the United Kingdom. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you, please contact a member of our team on 0113 274 4270.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £14.00-£15.50 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week



  • Additional leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Life insurance




  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


Supplemental pay types:


  • Bonus scheme