2022-05-18 19:50:332022-07-16MP Recruitment
Job TypeContractFull Time
AreaAbingdon, UKDidcot, UKWallingford, UKAbingdonUKDidcot
SectorManufacturing & ProductionScientific
Start Date
AdvertiserColleen Ward
Job RefVR/02430
Job Views76
Purpose of role:
Manufacture product in line with company procedures, work instructions and quality standards. This is initially a 12-month contract potentially extending due to workload. Hours: Mon – Thursday with shift choice of 06.00 – 15.00 or 07.00 – 16.00 (2 x 30 mins breaks) 
  • Conduct manufacturing activities to company work instructions and quality standards associated with some or all of the following, depending on training/competency status:
Assembly Work
  • Component and stent graft washing
  • Manufacture of sub-assemblies
  • Attaching and loading of stent to delivery system
  • Final Assembly of delivery system
  • Pouching of product for packaging
Graft Work 
  • Setting up and operating Embroidery Machine
  • Complete prep work for making of stent graft, including gluing, changing the bobbins and loop forming, making radio opaque markers
  • Operate the Circular Sewing Machines
  • Hand sewing the stent graft, finishing off thread ends and over sewing
Graft work on Sewing Projects:
  • Learn new sewing techniques under the guidance of Engineering
  • Assist in developing work instructions
  • Help create training material (both internal and external) and train out the new instructions where required
  • Assisting in other project work as directed by the Project Lead
  • Perform “2nd operator” checks in accordance with current procedures as required
  • Demonstrate production techniques to colleagues and visitors
  • Train/assess colleagues in production processes (where experienced and determined to be competent to do so)
  • Support development projects from time-to-time
  • Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace (5S)
  • Participate in Process Improvement activities in conjunction with the Team Leader
  • Utilise visual aid techniques such as KanBan to support stock management process
  • Ensure accuracy of stock within Cleanroom, conducting PI/cycle counting as required
  • Inform Team Leader of any potential stock out of parts
  • Check all equipment being used has not exceeded its calibration date
  • Ensure all material such as glue being used has not exceeded its expiry date
  • Preparation of samples for testing
  • Assist other departments when directed by the Team Leader 
Skills required:
  • Close attention to detail in working tasks and experience following procedures and written instructions
  • Ability to work in a Clean Room environment and comply with cleanroom standards
  • Self-motivation to complete routine tasks with a high standard of accuracy and repeatability
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to perform required tasks
  • Clear and legible handwriting 
Requirement for this role:
  • Hours: Mon – Thursday with shift choice of 06.00 – 15.00 or 07.00 – 16.00 (2 x 30 mins breaks)
  • No makeup, deodorant, nail varnish, body sprays or perfume is allowed in the cleanroom environment (Tattoos and tattooed make up are acceptable as they are permanent and will not affect the atmosphere)
  • The position is highly focused on hand sewing under magnified conditions, so good eyesight is required
  • All technicians participate in the manual clean of the area on a daily basis with a deep clean taking place once per week. Pungent chemicals are used, so a tolerance for should be considered
  • 100% site based
Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
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