Electrical Operator (Night Shift)

  • Job Reference: 00002373-1
  • Date Posted: 2 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Thales
  • Website: https://www.thalesgroup.com/en
  • Location: Thales Jobs Templecombe
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Position: Electrical Technician - Night Shift

Location: Templecombe

The role:

Due to demand we’re looking for a number of experienced Manufacturing Technicians to join our Maritime Mission Systems business unit in Templecombe.

It would be brilliant if you have experience in wiring, soldering and building electrical assemblies, as you’ll be performing manufacturing tasks in accordance with appropriate engineering drawings and documents.

The hours:

You'll be working out of our Templecombe manufacturing site as part of a new shift we're implementing.

You will work 9.25 hours a day 4 days a week, The start time being 9pm - 6:30am

There is a 30% uplift offered for this shift pattern, across the working hours.

What you'll do:

  • Produce on time and to quality manufacture of Electrical assemblies

  • Escalating blockers and issues to team Leader

  • Escalating Health and safety issues to team Leader

  • Ensuring 5S standards are met

  • Ensuring any quality non-conformances are logged and escalated

Experience required:

  • Experience in wiring - but not essential

  • Proven experience in building electrical assemblies and sub-assemblies

  • Previous soldering experience is ideal

  • The ability to interpret a build pack (drawings and wiring diagrams)

  • Eligible to obtain full SC clearance at UK eyes only

What we can offer

  • 4 day working week

  • Pension Scheme

  • 28 days annual leave (Plus Bank Holidays)

  • Life Cover

  • Paid Overtime

  • Progression and Development Opportunities

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailer

We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

Flexibility

Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

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At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

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