Production Operator

Production Operator

Job Overview/Purpose:

We welcome people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward.

Location: Farnborough

Role Type: Temporary                                                               

Primary Responsibilities

To assemble, test and inspect products in line with production requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assembly & Manufacture of components, sub-assemblies, final assemblies of production and/or development products
  • Supporting the introduction of new products into manufacture
  • Inspection and testing of products including operation of automatic test equipment
  • Responsibility for self-inspection thereby requiring high levels of accuracy and quality of work
  • Responsibility for quality over check on completed assemblies
  • Welding, brazing, coil winding, encapsulation, soldering and machine operation


  • Basic numerical and literacy skills.
  • Must meet stringent Visual Acuity standards including colour blindness and depth perception.
  • Must have a minimum of two years previous experience within Weston Aerospace.
  • Staff are responsible for self-inspection so a high level of accuracy and quality of work is essential.
  • Should have capability to meet the criteria for issue of over check stamp.
  • This role requires the ability to work to Esterline Advanced Sensors processes and procedures and meet the required performance targets.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must have reached a minimum score of 120 during performance review.


  • Customer Focus Knows and understands the needs of internal and external customers. Is results oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service.
  • Ethics and Values Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance. Rewards the right values and disapproves of others.
  • Problem Solving Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
  • Integrity and Trust Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
  • Functional/Technical Skills Possesses the skills to be effective in the job. Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Listening Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others.
  • Action-oriented Full of energy, willing to take action.
  • Composure Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence
  • Values Diversity Supports fair and equal treatment for all.