General Operative

Job Posted:7th September 2018

We are currently recruiting General Operatives to work at our Wakefield site.

This is a full-time position.

Previous electrical manufacturing would be an advantage, but not necessary, as full training will be provided.

The successful candidate will be provided with a training programme and then be expected to build units to set targets to a high standard.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work and be willing to undertake additional duties as and when required.

This is a full time (37.5 hours) position weekly hours will be a combination of:

Rota a)                       Monday to Thursday (8am – 5pm) and Friday (8am – 11.30am);

Rota b)                       Monday to Friday (9am – 5pm);

Assembly Duties

  • Wiring up of 13A or other plugs
  • Assembly of power units, etc including where necessary soldering and screw fixing
  • Cutting of cable to length
  • Crimping of terminals using a crimping machine
  • Pneumatic riveting of terminal blocks for socket
  • Assembly of 13A socket
  • Preparation and termination of data cables


  • Testing each unit prior to despatch to OE standards and procedures
  • Ensuring 100% accuracy of the unit, checking thoroughly against the wiring diagram and pick list provided
  • Ensuring cable lengths are specified and fault-free both technically and visually
  • Ensuring data is a per the diagram, and fault-free both technically and visually


  • Work at a good speed whilst being aware of and working to high-quality standards
  • Ensure the work area is kept tidy at all times
  • Work on own initiative where required
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by Management

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