Lead Assembler in Christchurch at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Curtiss-Wrights Sensors and Controls group are recruiting for a Lead Assembler to support growth at our state of the art facility at Bournemouth International Airport. This is a full time position, perfect for someone who has supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment that likes to be present and hands on with the team.


The position exists within our Integrated Sensors Business Unit where we manufacture high precision and high quality position sensors and solenoids for the Aerospace industry.



  • Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

  • Immediate interviews and start date available working directly for the company.

  • Four and a half day work week (37 hours Monday to Friday)

  • Other benefits include but not limited to; free parking, pension, life assurance and an annual incentive plan!



The Challenge



  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety requirements

  • Understand departmental, company and quality operating procedures and help generate/maintain them as required

  • Formulate and manage both team and individual training/development plans, providing day-to-day steering and coaching

  • Ensure production operations are performed in accordance with standard Routings/Drawings and approved production methods (ISO, JAA etc)

  • Ensure all necessary Test Equipment/Tooling is available and within calibration

  • Implement quarterly performance reviews of permanent staff against business aligned objectives and appropriate performance targets, and monthly reviews of staff that are temporary or on probation periods



Skills & Education



  • 3 years relevant supervisory/management experience

  • Experience in electrical/mechanical assembly techniques

  • Knowledge of 5S and Quality Standards