Temporary Production Operator

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(25/01/2018 12:01)
Job ID
United Kingdom
Seniority Level
Entry level
Job Function
Operations / Manufacturing
Temporary Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
0 - 10%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


Our facility in Bedlington (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) incorporates two divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, at Bedlington specialising in microcircuit production for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

We have a vacancy for a Production Operator within Power & Hybrid, Bedlington. This is an ongoing role, which will be recruited as a temporary position with the scope to become permanent. 


In this position the successful candidate will be responsible for performing multiple manufacturing roles and will require the use of a microscope for inspection purposes.  You will effectively perform designated manufacturing processes and all allocated supporting tasks with responsibility to meet production output targets and attain the high quality standards required with due regard to health and safety.


Reporting directly to the Production Supervisor/Team Leader, key duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Various manufacturing roles that includes microscope inspection.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Follow documented operator instructions effectively
  • Carry out work with due regard to the health and safety of yourself and others
  • Follow good housekeeping practices to 5.S. Standard.
  • Ensure that there are no production stoppages by using Kanban systems for material replenishment
  • Ensure records including SPC and Production Works Orders are accurate and up to date
  • Effectively communicate work related issues, improvement suggestions and cost saving ideas
  • Assume responsibility for the quality of your own work and to stop manufacturing if the product does not meet the required standard
  • Adopt a positive attitude towards new training needs including Company initiatives on working practices such as Quality Systems, Manufacturing Methods and Information Systems
  • Adopt a responsible approach to work including the need for flexibility in job changes, shift changes, and overtime requests
  • Be aware of environmental issues i.e. waste disposal and reclamation and energy conservation and carry out your work in such a way that promotes good environmental management.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

The successful candidate must have a methodical and diligent approach to work and a keen eye for detail to ensure accuracy in this intricate process is also essential.  Further, you will be a team player with good communication skills, a flexible approach to working practices, possess high levels of dexterity and self-motivation.


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