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Light Assembly Operative (Precision Engineering)

  • Full Time
  • Leicestershire
  • £26000 - £27000 per annum

Light Assembly Operative (Precision Engineering)


Rotating 0600 – 1400 and 1400 – 2200 (Weekly Rotating)

£26K – £27K + OT + Shift Allowance for PM Element

Full Time

We are looking for a new light assembly operative who has a background within precision engineering’s for a small but very busy client in the Whetstone area of Leicestershire.

This is a role working a rotating early and late shift (you must rotate).

You will be working within a clean room environment and your duties will including polishing and chemically coating optical products used in the defence sector. This is a mixture of standing and sitting, using hand tools, cloths, tweezers, and some large-scale production machinery.

Some of the work is very small and you will be expected to perform your own inspection work.

It’s a super nice team, everyone is very friendly, you will be made to feel welcome, and you receive proper training on the processes.

What skills and experience are needed?

To be considered, you DO need to have a superb eye for detail, be flexible enough to work the shifts, be interested, reliable and someone who either has worked within precision engineering before or a person who has some form of formal engineering qualification.

This role offers you:

  • £26K – £27K (DOE) per year.
  • Overtime paid at x1.5
  • 20% shift allowance paid for the PM element of your work.
  • Lots of training.
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Proper benefits package.
  • Job security.
  • No stress – this is a calm, relaxed pace of work.


If you feel that you are the perfect candidate, you have the skills needed and you want to apply then just pick up that phone and call Scott Saunders @ SolviT Recruitment on (01455) 818999.

If you are not ensuring sure and want us to review your CV, then please respond back to this advert with your CV and we will be in touch.


  • Full Time

Job Spec

Job Type Full Time
Sector Engineering
Location Leicestershire
Phone 01455 818 999
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