Production Assistant, Fixed-Term


  • Salary From £11 Per Hour
  • Salary To £13 Per Hour
Apply for this job

Production Assistant, Fixed-Term

Location: Alva, Clackmannanshire
Salary: £12 per hour + Benefits
Contract: 37.5 hours per week, Fixed term from June to December 2024
Shift pattern: Monday-Wednesday 07:00-17:00, Thursday 07:00-16:30. NO WEEKENDS!!


• Monday to Thursday only!
• 6 weeks annual leave in full calendar year
• Retail discount card
• Free fruit and hot drinks
• Free on-site parking
• Company events
• Pension scheme
• Death in service scheme

Join our growing Manufacturing Team! 5 Vacancies!

We specialise in the production of lateral flow devices. To grow our dynamic team, we are seeking 5 motivated Production Operators to assist in the assembly, kitting, and equipment operation of our high-quality medical tests. 

The role primarily includes manual kitting processes and working on the production line to support manufacturing activities. If you are a detail-oriented, quality-focused individual with experience in fast paced assembly or manufacturing, please apply to join our friendly team!

Full details below:

Production Assistant – Job Purpose:

To perform all tasks associated within Secondary Production area that supports delivery of the department plan to meet customer requirements.


• Perform assembly of lateral flow devices and kitting of the finish product following standard operating procedures (SOPs) with precision and attention to detail.
• Conduct manual kitting process to prepare components and materials for assembly, ensuring accuracy and completeness of kits.
• Operate manufacturing equipment in adherence to Equipment Operating Procedures (EOPs) to support production activities efficiently and safely.
• Work collaboratively with team members to meet production targets and maintain quality standards in a regulated manufacturing environment.
• Demonstrate a proactive approach to problem-solving and process improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency and product quality.
• Maintain a high level of accuracy and consistency in assembly, kitting, and equipment operations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Production Assistant – Knowledge. Skills & Experience:

• Previous experience in production assembly, kitting, and equipment operations, preferably in a regulated manufacturing setting.
• Proficiency in manual kitting process, including component selection, preparation, and organisation for assembly.
• Ability in operating manufacturing equipment and machinery in accordance with established procedures and safety standards.
• Ability to work effectively to targets and deadlines while upholding quality standards and attention to detail.
• Good team player with good communication skills and the ability to collaborate with colleagues to achieve common goals.
• Proactive mindset with a commitment to continuous improvement and a drive for operational excellence in manufacturing processes.

Production Assistant – Additional Requirements:

• Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and multitask in a fast-paced production environment.
• Willingness to engage in training and development opportunities to enhance technical skills and knowledge of equipment operations.
• Dedication to maintaining a safe work environment and compliance with regulations and quality standards.
• Positive attitude, reliability, and a good work ethic to contribute to the success of the production team and manufacturing operations.

Core values:

• Challenge the Impossible
• Grow Together
• Customer Orientated
• Continuous Innovation

If you are a detail-oriented, quality-focused individual with experience in production operations and equipment handling in a fast-paced environment, apply for the Temporary Production Operator position and be part of our team.

No agencies please.

Job Location

Apply for this job