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Production Operative - Assembly

Our Assembly Operatives work alongside Drilling Operatives who drill holes into the newly painted blades to exacting tolerances ready for the Assembly Operatives insert bolts and prepare the blade ready for shipping offshore.

Our blades will be 75 metres long and will be installed offshore on some of the biggest planned Wind Farms in the UK and Europe.

We are looking for candidates who possess very high levels of attention to detail with the ability to follow instructions in a logical and safe manner. If you have a passion for delivering quality and work well within a team environment this could be the job for you.

Previous experience working within a manufacturing environment is desirable, however we will also consider candidates who can demonstrate their ability to follow instructions and work well within a team environment.

What are my responsibilities?

What behaviours are important?

  • Focus on health and safety is essential
  • Exceptional levels of attention to detail
  • Ability to follow processes exactly
  • Must be passionate about high quality
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team
  • A desire to continuously improve 

Useful skills and entry qualifications

  • A focus on health and safety is essential
  • Exceptional levels of attention to detail
  • Ability to follow complex processes
  • High focus on quality
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team
  • A desire to continuously improve
  • Experience of working with fiberglass is advantageous although not essential
  • Ability to work shifts including nights and weekends
  • The flexibility to travel to Denmark for training purposes (with at least 6 months left on your passport at the end of training)

What training will I receive?

  • You will initially receive up to 3 months intensive training in Denmark and Hull.
  • You will learn the very detailed requirements of the role and your knowledge will be tested before production begins.
  • At Siemens we never stop learning, we’re continuously looking for new ways to improve ourselves and our business.
  • In addition to the role specific training, Siemens often has vacancies so that people can apply to work in other departments and business areas.

Whats involved?

The environment can be noisy as you’ll be next to people drilling the blades.

This role involves lots of standing, stretching and lifting always whilst paying close attention to the health and safety of yourself and those around you.

Roles in the plant are safety critical and random drug and alcohol tests will be carried out. Failing this test could result in dismissal.

The person carrying out this role must ensure processes are followed exactly, failure to do this could damage a blade and the cost and lost time of this happening is excessive.

You will be working as part of a team and you’ll need to build excellent relationships.

You must be able to follow instructions exactly as you are directed and not take short cuts or implement process improvements without following the correct procedure.

Is this for me?

Do you like working as part of an elite team where you are striving to ensure you get it exactly right and that you’re the best?

Do you enjoy following processes and have you got an eye for detail and the self motivation to carry out detailed checks probably more often than you actually are required to?

Do you want to work in an environment that encourages physical and mental wellbeing?

Do you want to work for a company that puts your health and safety above all else?

Is quality over quantity important to you?

If so, this could be the job for you.

Why our environment, health & safety is important

All employees should be constantly aware of their responsibilities for ensuring a workplace where EHS is the top priority. They should engage with both Line Managers and the EHS Team to ensure that, where practicable, they are familiar with the Siemens EHS management system.

As an employer of choice Siemens takes its responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of all people seriously: as such you will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical screening to enable us to provide a duty of care towards potential and existing employees.

The recruitment process

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

If you pass the initial screening please be aware that you will be expected to complete online behavioral assessments.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits

Closing date: Monday 29th February