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Production Technician – Abingdon

The AM Healthcare is a leading provider of prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair services & products, serving the needs of more than 75,000 patients at 30 centres across the UK and Ireland.

Ortho Europe is the manufacturing arm of the AM Healthcare. Ortho Europe, established in 1990, is a major European manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic product. Headquartered in the UK, Ortho Europe also has offices in France and Netherlands and distributors across Europe and the rest of the World.

Ortho Europe is now looking to recruit Assembly Technician to join our team in Abingdon.

Working at Abingdon

Opcare, part of the Ability Matters Group, is the largest supplier of prosthetic and orthotic services to the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland. As a company we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and busy team, within the workshop in Abingdon. The role’s main focus will be to fabricate products by means of assembly, build, pick and/or manufacture – across Abingdon Production departments: Central Fabrication, Silicone, Assembly (Componentry/Knees), Conventional, Carver and Warehouse to agreed company procedures.

Job role summary

We are currently seeking an Assembly Technician who is looking for an opportunity to be develop their career and be a part of our large and dynamic team in Abingdon.

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and busy team, within the workshop in Abingdon. The role’s focus will be to build products by means of assembly, build, pick and/or manufacture – across Abingdon Production departments: Assembly (Componentry/Knees) and Conventional to agreed company procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Some of the key responsibilities the role holder will have responsibility for:

  • Preparation and manufacture all materials/parts associated with OE prosthetic and orthotic componentry, products and appliances according to supplied specification, procedure, quality standard and within an agreed manufacture lead.
  • To assess the prescription/works order specification, understand the nature of its requirements and ensure that finished products comply with any associated measurement charts quality checks.
  • Ensuring correct materials/components are issued for the job and that appropriate tools are available and are safe to use.
  • Assist/ carry out any production tasks/processes as reasonably required across Production departments.
  • To assist and support the Team Leader and Production Manager in the identification of any quality problems and assist in providing effective solutions.
  • Prepare, complete and maintain production and inspection records as required.
  • Ensure adequate identification of WIP is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure production activities are undertaken in compliance to company/site H&S procedures and H&S Regulations.
  • Where appropriate use the current I.T system in accordance with identified procedures.
  • Ensure that internal confidential information is kept confidential from external sources unless permission is granted by Senior Management.
  • Uphold the QMS as defined by the Group Quality Manager.
  • Production administration support as reasonably required.

Qualifications:

  • None required.

What do we offer:

  • Competitive market salary
  • Industry leading training opportunities
  • Incremental holiday allowance 33 days up to 38 days ( inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme
  • Continuing professional development

How to apply

To apply please email your CV with a cover letter ASAP to recruitment@abilitymatters.com, or use the form below.

AM Healthcare are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.

Job Category: Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Abingdon
Salary: Competitive

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