Assembly Technician

We are looking for candidates to make a big contribution to our robotics assembly team. A positive attitude, willingness to learn and continuous professional development are more important than qualifications.


Singer Instruments has a global reputation for developing and manufacturing mechatronic workstations and laboratory automation robotics with an established R&D and manufacturing facility with full design and manufacturing capability, delivering precision scientific instruments to research centres and universities worldwide.

We have opportunities in our assembly department for an Assembly Technician, preferably with experience or knowledge in:

  • Mechanical assembly
  • Electrical assembly, including wiring and soldering
  • Lean manufacturing techniques and practices
  • Health & Safety compliance
  • Root cause analysis
  • Workplace organisation methodologies

Key Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Prioritise work schedules with team
  • Follow work instructions & process documentation [written and pictorial] with the confidence to suggest improvements and highlight non-conformities
  • Check and test components & assemblies in line with quality processes and procedures
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety procedures
  • Support the team & Assembly Manager in reporting, developing and improving the assembly area
  • Keeping your work area clean and organised at all times


£16-20k DOE, with increase in line with time served and skills demonstrated



  • Pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Share ownership/bonus scheme
  • 30 days holiday
  • Holiday bonus
  • Overtime opportunities





Roadwater near Minehead, Somerset


37.5hrs per week, Mon-Fri; 9am-5pm, Flexible




Ideally, you can demonstrate:

  • The ability to work with very small volumes in a busy, flexible environment
  • Team working and individual task completion
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • A continuous improvement methodology
  • Great communication skills, oral and nonverbal
  • The ability to work with a variety of IT systems
  • A great eye for detail
  • Patience & resilience



Bonus Requirements

  • BBQ Skills

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