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Production Operative

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: July 13th, 2020

Production Operative

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Unit 1, Wyatt Way, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and Control Systems & Electronics.

Working Day:

Working to tight lead times you will thrive in a busy and ever changing workshop. No two days are the same and you will enjoy variety in your work.

Scope of Position:

Working in an assembly path performing specialized task using an Operator Guidance System in order to build hydraulic assemblies. Must adhere to safety guidelines and ensure that final products meet high-quality standards of the company and customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble hydraulic components in accordance with the Operator Guidance System.
  • Test production hydraulic units.
  • Ensure build sign off paperwork is completed.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Maintain work area and equipment
  • Make self-available to work extra hours to meet production deadlines.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of a mechanical production line or similar.
  • GCSE 4 or above in, English, Mathematics and a technology subject i.e. Design technologies.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Windows.
  • Mechanical assembly experience is desirable.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.

What Multimatic can offer you:

Full time permanent position competitive pay rate depending on experience.

Working week 08:00 – 17:00 (42.5 hours per week) but flexibility is required to work occasional evenings and weekends when projects dictate.

25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. 4 days given to be taken between Christmas and New Year

Long term sickness scheme

Pension scheme

Cycle Scheme

About you:

You will have a passion for the automotive industry and be excited at the idea of working with niche vehicles.

A high level of commitment and attention to detail is critical

The ability to work to tight lead times, consistently reproducing high quality work.

Work well as part of team and prepared to be flexible to meet the needs of the team & customer demand.

Enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude.

If you think this opportunity sounds interesting then please get in touch and send your CV - we’d love to hear from you.


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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