Application deadline: 17:00 on 24/12/2018.
All applicants must be legally allowed to work in the UK.
The Open Bionics production department are looking to expand our team with an enthusiastic and highly motivated new member. We’re a Bristol-based bionics company developing affordable, assistive devices that enhance the human body and we're on a mission to make beautiful bionic limbs more accessible - visit our website to find out more www.openbionics.com. The company is a fast paced and dynamic startup with high expectations and highly talented staff. We are an equal opportunities employer and we're proud of the diverse team we have. The working environment is very relaxed and collaborative and the culture is inclusive, encouraging, creative and social. We're looking for applicants who will fit in with our company culture and play a crucial part in helping us scale up our production capacity.
The role will initially focus on training and development - you will learn how to make components using our 3D printers, how to process and assemble the parts and how to test the final product to ensure that it meets our high quality standards. Once you are fully trained your responsibilities will include:
- Using and maintaining our collection of 3D printers.
- Processing a wide range of components so they can be used in our products.
- Assembling, testing and packaging customer orders.
- Working within the team to meet deadlines and production targets.
- Maintaining a tidy and efficient workshop.
- Training future members of the production team.
You will work within a team of Application Engineers and Production Technicians and you will report to the Production Manager. You will have a base rate of 35-40 hours per week with the potential to work additional hours and will be paid £8.50/hr. A successful first three months would include:
- Gaining competency in manufacturing our full product range.
- Completion of the Production Technician training programme.
- Integrating yourself within the production team and training new members.
An ideal candidate should demonstrate an aptitude for making things and have an excellent eye for detail. They should have experience of working in workshops or production facilities and be confident and comfortable using a range of basic tools. Past experience using 3D printers, soldering irons and dyeing techniques is preferable but not necessary. No formal qualifications are required for this role. You will do well in this role if you are constantly striving to improve yourself and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
Requirements for applying include:
- Experience of working in a workshop or production environment.
- Experience of using a range of basic tools.
- Evidence of an aptitude for making things.
- Evidence of an excellent eye for detail.
- A quality focused approach and a desire to work in a team.