Assembly Technician

About us:
The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a leading provider of prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair services & products, serving the needs of more than 75,000 patients at 30 centres across the UK and Ireland.
Ortho Europe is the manufacturing arm of the Ability Matters Group. Ortho Europe, established in 1990, is a major European manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic product. Headquartered in the UK, Ortho Europe also has offices in France and Netherlands and distributors across Europe and the rest of the World.

Ortho Europe is now looking to recruit an Assembly Technician to join our team in Abingdon.

Job Summary:
The role advertised is for an Assembly Technician to work within a small, specialised team who assemble and manufacture prosthetic joints and componentry.

Tasks/responsibilities will include:

  • Picking required componentry from stores using production order BOMs
  • Notifying Production Manager of delays in the manufacturing process
  • Technical responsibility for the physical conversion of components to final product built within constraints of economy, quality, and quantity against specified time scales
  • Monitor quality and engage in fault detection and fault prevention
  • Ensure all work order documentation is accurately completed and accompanies the product through the production cycle
  • Adhere to Health and Safety and Quality standards at all times
  • Maintain a safe clean working environment
  • Passing completed products to stores and updating stock levels
  • Previous experience working in assembly would be advantageous but is not essential as full in-house training is provided.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and can-do team member can demonstrate the following:

  • Attention to quality and an eye for detail
  • Ability to understand and follow work instructions, drawings, and diagrams
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • IT literacy

Ortho Europe Ltd is a progressive company offering excellent training and development. Starting salary will depend on experience with opportunities to progress.

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Incremental holiday allowance starting at 33 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Continuing professional development
  • Ongoing internal and external training and courses

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@abilitymatters.com ASAP.

Ortho Europe Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.


Category: Technician

Location: Ability House, 21 Nuffield Way, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England, OX14 1RL

Submitted: 13/06/2022

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits package

Queries: recruitment@abilitymatters.com

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