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Leicester, GB

Function:  Manufacturing
Job Category:  Engineering

Production Assembly Test Operator

Production Technician 


Due to our business needs we are increasing our production capability so are now looking to expand our Production capacity at our Leicester facility.


What will the successful applicant be doing?


As a Production Technician, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Assemble and testing products within the organisation
  • Delivering offsite testing of products as part of factory acceptance tests
  • Ensures compliance to product specification and that all relevant paperwork is completed accurately
  • Initiates actions to identify and address problem areas
  • Takes action to achieve and improve throughputs providing the management team with proposals, suggestions and ideas with which to continue to force down the costs of manufacturing and recognise continuous improvement initiatives for all areas
  • Ensuring Health and Safety compliance
  • New product introduction
  • Interface with engineering
  • Repair and test multiple products
  • Any other related duties assigned to them by their line manager



What do we expect the ideal candidate to demonstrate?


  • A background in mechanical assembly and/or wiring
  • Demonstrable skills in similar testing environments
  • Experience of using Multimeter, Power Supply and Oscilloscope would be advantageous
  • Proven ability to solder in line with IPC standards
  • The aptitude to pay high attention to detail and work to specified local work instructions
  • Team player and excellent communicator, who engages and collaborates with others to deliver results
  • A keen eye for detail with a proactive approach towards problem resolution 

Why you and us?


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. 


Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


Contact & next steps


Does this sound like the job for you? 
If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline below, through submitting your application through our career’s portal by clicking the APPLY button below


Last application date: 02/12/2022 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on