Assembly Operative

Number of employees

3800

Portadown, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-03-26

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

As part of our commitment to renewable energy, we are expanding our operations in Portadown and seeking a Production Operative to join our growing factory team. If you're passionate about renewable energy and want to make a positive impact on the world, this is the role for you!
 
As a Production Operative, you will play a vital role in the manufacturing process of our innovative heat pumps. You will be at the forefront of creating cutting-edge technology that helps homes and businesses reduce their carbon footprint while keeping them warm and cosy. With a strong attention to detail and working within a wider team, you will ensure that our heat pumps are produced to the highest quality standards.

What you'll do

  • Assemble and manufacture heat pumps according to established procedures and guidelines
  • Carry out various production tasks, including brazing, wiring and mechanical assembly
  • Perform quality checks to ensure that all units meet our stringent quality standards
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering and design, to provide feedback on product improvements and optimisation
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area, following health and safety guidelines
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and productivity
  • Contribute to a positive team environment by actively engaging in team meetings and sharing ideas
  • What you'll need

  • Prior experience in a production or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical assembly processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately
  • A team player mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic and evolving environment
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people 

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