Date posted: 07 Dec 2021

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.

Due to increased customer demand, we have a number of Production Operative roles available in our antennas and avionics teams, working on the mechanical assemblies of aerospace and GPS antennas, anti-jam and direction finding (coast guard search and rescue) and logic control units. 

Responsibilities

  • Mechanical assembly of products, ensuring relevant documentation and sequential steps are followed
  • Accurate hand soldering of components and small wiring assemblies to IPC610 standards
  • Following ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) procedures
  • Timely completion of paperwork
  • Tasks as delegated by Production Supervisor.
  • Provide feedback on product build aspects, highlighting issues as appropriate.

Requirements

  • Electronics background or light manufacturing experience would be beneficial 
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent timekeeper 
  • Good level of numeracy 
  • Awareness of SHE (Safety, Health and Environmental) issues
  • Computer literate

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Flexible benefits scheme 
  • Pension contribution matched up to 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Early finish on Fridays

This role will be based at our headquarters in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

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.

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. 

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.