1. Overview
The Production Operative is responsible for the assembly of products marketed by the company.
This document lists the duties and obligations of the role as they currently exist, but all staff are
expected to undertake such additional responsibilities as may from time to time be agreed in
consultation with the company.
2. Duties and Responsibilities
2.1. Production
• Accurately assemble the company’s products in accordance with the relevant work instructions
and other documentation.
• Manufacture to a high standard, and in accordance with relevant work instructions, all cables,
components and sub-assemblies produced by the company in house.
• Assembly of products involves the use of small hand-held tools such as screwdrivers, allen/hex
keys, small wrenches, soldering iron etc.
• Understand any modifications required to the standard specification as notified by an
appropriately authorised member of staff.
• Observe anti-static precautions at all stages of assembly, test, and calibration.
• Testing of electronic boards (PCBs) and assembled components.
• To test completed products in accordance with relevant work instructions.
2.2. Using Windows and PC software
• Able to use a computer to read work instructions and complete records for products that have
been assembled. Use of Microsoft Windows (and some office programs such as Word/Excel)
and could be trained to use other computer software used in production processes as required.
2.3. Keeping Records
• Maintain and update accurate records relating to each individual product assembled in the
format required.
• Ensure that correct documentation of the results of testing are maintained.
• Maintain and update such other records as the company shall from time to time require.
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2.4. Calibration and compliance with BS EN ISO 17025:2005
• Subject to appropriate authorisation and training, carry out calibrations and issue calibration
certificates according to processes defined in the appropriate work instructions.
• Draw attention to actual or potential non-conformities and highlight opportunities to improve
• Ensure laboratory compliance with the requirements of BS EN ISO17025:2005, as per
documented work instructions.
2.5. Quality Management
• Following quality documentation and procedures as required to complete duties in line with the
company quality management system.
• Notify appropriate personnel of product failures, equipment failure and system failure which
may impact upon the quality of the service provided by the company to its customers.
• Understand that quality management is an evolving process affecting all areas of the company’s
business. Where appropriate suggest ways in which the company’s systems might be
2.6. Health and Safety
• To keep the workplace in such clean and tidy condition to promote efficient and safe conduct of
the company’s business.
• When using hazardous materials, ensure that the risk assessment precautions demanded or
recommended are followed. When using materials and equipment which is not specifically
labelled as hazardous, to handle them with care and be aware of any potential dangers they may
2.7. Other
• Other reasonable duties as requested by management.