Assembly Operative

Location: Ely
Sector: Technical & Engineering, Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Full Time, Contract
Hours: 39 per week with 30-minute unpaid lunchbreak daily
Reward: £10.67 per hour 15% shift allowance paid for late shifts (£12.27per hour)
Start: ASAP

We are seeking multiple Electro – Mechanical Assembly Operatives to join our client’s organisation during a busy period, we have two shifts available that involve working Monday – Friday. These positions are offered initially on 6-month Fixed Term Contract basis. It is essential for this position that you have experience within Electro – Mechanical Assembly and be confident undertaking soldering work. When applying for the vacancy you will be asked which shift is preferable to you and you will be submitted for the hours of your choice.


Shifts Available:


Day Shift: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 4:30pm and Friday 7:30am – 12:30am

Late Shift: Monday – Thursday 4:30pm – 1:30am and Friday 12:30pm – 5:30pm

There is currently a slight variation to these hours due to Covid-19 restrictions which will mean you will start 15 minutes later and finish 15 minutes later from the above shifts.


  • Assemble parts for electromechanical equipment
  • Drill and spot-face bolt holes
  • Inspect and test completed units
  • Read and interpret schematics, blueprints, and drawings
  • Interpret instructions
  • Assemble parts list
  • Grease or lubricate parts
  • Inspect parts for flaws and imperfections
  • Position and fasten units to assemblies and subassemblies
  • Fasten cables and wiring
  • Use of calipers and micrometres for measuring
  • Solder electrical components

Skills and Experience Required:

  • A good understanding of production methods
  • Ability to handle small Mechanical components
  • Eye for detail
  • Soldering skills
  • Able to follow onscreen documented Standard Operating Procedures


If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business for this Contract vacancy.

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