Manufacturing Test Operator

Job Type:
Job reference:
21 days ago

Role: Manufacturing Test Operator

Location: Cheltenham, Bishops Cleeve

Duration: 12 Months - Temp to perm opportunity

Shift Pattern/rates: Alternating Early/Late

£17.20/hr: - Training (first 4 weeks)

£20.95/hr: Once training complete and move to swing shift

Mon - Thurs: 6am to 1:30pm. Friday: 6am - 1pm

Mon - Thurs: 1:15pm to 9:15pm. Friday: 12:45pm to 5:45pm

Role Summary:
As a Test Operator, you will be responsible for the set up and running of production testing of Top Level and Sub Level Avionics. The role will include a range of tasks and the successful applicant should demonstrate flexibility and work effectively as part of a larger multi-disciplined team

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support for Test process, Vibration, ATP and ESS tests for Top Level Units and Sub Assemblies
  • Accurate logging of failure data in FRACAS database and assisting with possible root cause fixes
  • All aspects of setup of equipment to support test Compliance with and adherence to relevant processes and procedures
  • The ability to identify trends and root cause to eliminate future fails
  • The Ability to formulate your own shift plan to deliver product in line with the MPS and customer requirements
  • Read and follow manufacturing plans
  • Ensure quality and health & safety adherence
  • Follow daily manufacturing metrics
  • Participate in lean activities and other initiatives
  • Support manufacturing delivery needs
  • Work in teams to achieve delivery targets
  • Complete manufacturing paperwork and job cards


  • Ability to understand technical drawings and instructions
  • Understanding of manufacturing test processes
  • Understanding of manufacturing business systems i.e. TipQa, Proficy & Windchill
  • Good concentration and attention to detail
  • Able to produce work of high quality
  • A flexible and co-operative approach
  • Appreciation of health and safety practice in the workplace
  • Experience of self-directed work teams and teaming
  • Awareness of customer expectations and business requirements
  • Communication and time keeping skills.
  • Self-motivated with a positive, can-do attitude

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