• Test Operative

    Reports to: Operations Manager

    Company Overview:

    The Company, formerly known as Fairford Electronics, was founded in 1982. We are specialist designers and manufacturers of energy saving motor control equipment. Based at Lee Mill, near Plymouth, we serve industrial and commercial markets worldwide, with 85% of our annual sales being exported.

    In 2018 Fairford was acquired by Motortronics and has since rebranded to become part of this much larger, worldwide group with premises in USA, St Kitts, South Korea and China.

    Today, with a successful track record recognised around the world, we are known internationally as the pioneers of digital soft starters and are still innovating and diversifying our product ranges today.

    Job Overview:

    The role has the responsibility of testing and inspecting all Motortronics products in a safe and efficient manner to the latest

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Work with Operations to ensure Customer delivery dates are achieved.
    • Ensure that all products are tested and inspected in line with the Quality system.
    • Ensure that all production test equipment is properly maintained and used safely.
    • Make and suggest improvements to procedures, techniques and design
    • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimise space utilisation
    • Be aware of the company’s health and safety system and ensure that all risk assessments and safe systems of work are followed.
    • Communicate effectively with co-workers and management.
    • Report any concerns to the Operations manager.

    Experience and Requirements:

    • Proven previous experience within electronic testing desirable.
    • Good organisational skills.
    • Ability to problem solve.
    • Computer skills desirable.
    • Team player.


    • Salary: Dependant on experience
    • Starting date: Immediate
    • Benefits: Healthcare, Contributory Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday pay

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Motortronics has over 35 years experience of designing, manufacturing and delivering innovative industrial motor control solutions

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