Date posted: 23 Sep 2021

Chelton wants you!

Are you on the lookout for an electrifying career in a dynamic, booming industry? Are you passionate about what you do and constantly on the lookout for the next big idea? Then we want you!

Aerospace and defence equipment wouldn’t be able to operate if it wasn’t for avionic manufacturers like Chelton. We pride ourselves on working with customers and being attuned to industry trends to expand the possibilities of aerospace and defence and give our customers a helping hand in achieving mission success. Working in challenging environments, producing failsafe technology with smart thinking – it’s just what we do. But we couldn’t do it without the Chelton A-team. That’s why we’re on the look out to add a Production Operative to our elite workforce.

No two days are ever the same at Chelton, you’ll constantly be faced with new challenges to overcome. From the very beginning, you will be able to take full ownership and accountability to see products through to success. After all, where would we be if it wasn’t for the people behind the products?

If you’re looking to leave your mark on the world, why not choose the exhilarating world of aerospace and defence and better yet, join Chelton for your chance to innovate, create and excite.

This role will be based at our headquarters in Marlow

As a Production Operative your skills and qualifications will ideally include

  • Electronics background or light manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • A good awareness of SHE issues.
  •  Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Managing Time & Priorities
  • Working in Teams
  • Business Operations, Systems and Processes
  • Business Improvement

As a Production Operative your key responsibilities will include

  • Carry out assembly of production kits using relevant assembly documentation and sequence of operations in performing tasks such as drilling and component installation.
  • Observe all necessary SHE regulations.
  • Operate test and measurement equipment and correctly interpret results enabling inspection of completed units to the required ISO Quality Standard.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork pertaining to each job is completed in full and the immediate work area is kept to a high standard of cleanliness.
  • Carry out tasks as delegated by the relevant Production Supervisor.
  • Provide feedback about product build aspects, highlighting issues as appropriate.
  • Suggest continuous improvements.

 
Remuneration

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also join a flexible benefits scheme offering private medical insurance, life assurance, matched pension and 25 days holiday per annum with the ability to buy and sell days. We are also happy to offer flexible working and a part-subsidised cafeteria.

 
About Chelton

Securing success in some of the world’s most demanding environments isn’t just down to Chelton’s failsafe, pioneering technology. From aerospace and defence communications through to navigation and electronic warfare, it’s all driven by the people behind it.

Top-level talent pushing boundaries from the moment we first explore requirements. Always looking for new ways to meet tough challenges. And asking the right questions to find answers that redefine capabilities.

At Chelton, we’re proud to be on our customers’ team. Bringing together smart thinking, technological excellence and future vision – whatever their system ambitions.