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Technical Operator - Glasgow

Ref: 356 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 Jan 2019
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Job: Technical Operator
Location: Inchinnan
Job type: Full-time, permanent
Working Hours: 8am – 4.15pm, Monday to Friday
THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments, a fast–growing company specialising in the manufacture of laboratory gas generators for the life science and biomedical market, are seeking to hire a Technical Operator to join our growing production team here at Peak HQ, in Inchinnan.
Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 450 staff across 21 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016.
THE ROLE: Reporting to the Production Team Leader, the key tasks will be to manufacture electrical and/or mechanical sub-assemblies and complete units to approved quality standards in set times as well as processing the units through approved test procedures to comply with specifications. Other tasks will include:
  • Assisting in order kitting process as required
  • Copper pipe preparation ready for assemblies
  • Component testing for leaks and purity
  • Fault finding and analysis
  • Crating and packing final assembly for shipping
  • Engaging with Materials and Warehouse Teams to ensure stock integrity, expediting shortages, kitting – as required.
  • Engaging with QC regarding final inspection
THE CANDIDATE: You will be a self-starter, who is comfortable working to targets and will have a strong detail focus. You will also possess:
  • Experience from a similar manufacturing background
  • Experience of working in a mechanical assembly environment
  • Basic electrical knowledge – preparation of basic harness assembly including soldering and crimping techniques
  • Awareness of CSA, PED, and ISO9001 accreditation standards would be a benefit
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team focus
  • Continual improvement focus.
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • 31 days annual leave plus option to buy additional annual leave
  • Life Assurance 3 x base salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • On site canteen
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised fitness classes
At Peak we don’t recruit to fill a vacancy, we target individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo but to also take responsibility.
If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and apply via our website!
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