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Assembly Fitter

160320 Scarab 208

Job Purpose:

To build and produce quality Kits and Sweepers for our customers and dealers, while ensuring that the methods used to complete a product are lean, efficient, and safe.

Main Tasks:

These duties may differ depending on what section an individual works in.

  • To fit and assemble fabricated parts or subassemblies
  • To be able to set up hydraulic and electrical systems including pressure testing
  • To install Hydraulic and Pneumatic pipes and lines
  • To install valves, pumps and motors
  • To ensure the cable tying of hoses is completed neatly
  • To complete electrical tasks such as laying, connecting and securing wiring looms
  • To complete fault diagnosis and ensuring basic checks are complete on all electronic installs
  • To be able to dismantle faulty assemblies and repair or replace defective parts
  • To ensure accuracy and quality of finished parts, tools or sub-assemblies.
  • To be able to understand and fit fixings, i.e. nuts and bolts, hydraulic adapters and fittings, electrical plugs and terminals
  • To be able to use and adapt to air tools or socket sets
  • To be able to lift and set large and awkward components
  • To provide support with design/ development tasks through the use of Engineer change notes/BOM variances
  • To support, offer and complete training with peers, trainees, and colleagues

Skills and Abilities:

  • Served technical apprenticeship or equivalent training
  • Good technical knowledge of the products, with a willingness to undertake training to expand knowledge
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Well-developed problem solving skills
  • Good practical skills
  • Be able to work accurately in a lean manner to ensure efficiencies of build
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • A good working knowledge of electrics, pneumatics and hydraulics

This role will be demanding and therefore requires a level of fitness from the individual; the individual will need to able to stand for long periods. The role requires working in confined spaces, sometimes climbing into chassis’ or laying underneath, all within H&S regulations. The individual may be required to lift heavy components, usually with the aid of lifting equipment.

Please send an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement saying why you are interested in the position to:

Joe Antunes
Senior Human Resources Advisor
Scarab Sweepers Ltd
Pattenden Lane
TN12 9QD

...or email

Alternatively, you can submit your application using the form below.

Application form

All posts attract 5 weeks annual holiday, plus bank holidays, alongside an attractive benefits package subject to relevant qualifying periods.

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Scarab Sweepers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We strive to ensure no job applicant or employee is disadvantaged or discriminated against on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation.