Test Operative

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join a growing, fast-paced and dynamic business on the outskirts of Cambridge. You will configure, fault find and test products produced by the manufacturing unit in accordance with company requirements of quality and delivery. You will provide a proactive service to meet the needs of both internal and external customers, ensuring quality and service levels are met within the required timescales.

This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week 09:30 - 19:30, Monday to Thursday on a six-month contract.

Please note: the role is within a DSEAR area and you will be exposed to solvents (will aggravate some skin/breathing problems) and due to the nature of the role and tasks the individual must be comfortable standing for long periods of time at a workstation and participating in manual handling activities.


* Work in the company testing area
* Flush out of continuous inkjet machines as part of our testing process
* Audit machines against strict quality criteria
* Work alongside qualified technicians
* Test products in line with current procedures
* Inform the team leader/area co-ordinator asap of any delays in test of products, which are likely to affect despatch to the customer
* Actively participate in all continuous improvement activities and projects as required
* Undertake all tasks as required in accordance with standard working practices and quality procedure
* Maintain the highest standards of housekeeping in all areas
* Ensure Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
* Carry out any other reasonable duty as requested by team leader


* Organised
* Initiates Action
* Has good work ethic and high standards for deliverables
* Flexibility
* Attention to detail
* Able to work as a part of a team
* Driven to succeed
* A good standard of education
* IT literate
* Respectful of others
* Willing to share knowledge
* Willing to meet new challenges
* Able to remain calm under pressure
* Attention to detail
* Work successfully to hit delivery targets
* Ability to work to essential quality standards
* Ability to work on own initiative with minimum of supervision

Training will be provided, to support all the requirements for the role, but previous equivalent experience with an electrical environment would be useful

[ Cambridge, Hourly rate: £neg. | vacancy reference : 31781 ]

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