Current Opportunities

Location: Huntingdon, UK

 

Xaar Values:

Xaar has defined 5 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us. Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour.

Creative – we push the boundaries of what’s possible

Collaborative – everyone is a partner; we help each other freely and willingly

Innovative – we always strive to constantly improve

Integrity – we deliver on our promises

Passion – we care about our technology, our products, our partners and each other

 

Purpose of Role:

Xaar is the world leader in industrial digital inkjet technology. We are growing our business and have a number of opportunities for conscientious and enthusiastic Production Operators to support the manufacturing process as we further develop our product range. As a Production Operator you will be part of a team who manufacture, assemble and test components, in a cleanroom environment, for Xaar's world leading digital inkjet printheads.

Temporary vacancy

Working alternating day shifts:

Early shift: Monday – Thursday (6am-2.15pm), Friday (6am – 1pm)

Late shift: Monday – Thursday (2pm – 10pm), Friday (12.45pm – 8.45pm)

 

Reporting Relationships:

These roles report to Shift Supervisors

Key Accountabilities:

  • Meeting daily production targets on time and using resources efficiently to minimise waste
  • Assembling/producing components to the required specification by using appropriate tests and inspections so that all work produced meets the requirement of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Complete online documentation and highlight deviations to the appropriate person
  • Identify opportunities for and contribute to continuous improvement of the production process
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • Clean and maintain work area as required
  • And any other duties commensurate with the level of the role

 

Key Challenges:

  • Delivering high quality output in a timely and efficient manner
  • Adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Maintaining attention to detail.

Key Internal Relationships:

Shift Supervisors, Process Engineers, Equipment Engineers.

 

Person Specification:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimal supervision
  • A trusted team player with a flexible, can do attitude
  • Diligent and conscientious with a methodical approach and a keen eye for detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to ensure smooth handover between shifts
  • A high level of manual dexterity is essential in order to perform many of the production tasks
  • Pro-active in seeking ways to make processes more efficient and effective
  • Computer literate - confident using a computer to input information, type handover notes and send e-mails etc.
  • Willingness to learn new skills, processes or equipment as and when required
  • Willingness to work shifts
  • Good numeracy skills.

 Experience of:

  • Working in a manufacturing environment is highly desirable
  • Working in a cleanroom environment would be advantageous
  • Operating CNC machinery, chemical handling and electronics manufacture is highly desirable
  • Electro-mechanical assembly would be advantageous.

Location: Huntingdon

Xaar Values:

Xaar has defined 5 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us. Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour.

Creative – we push the boundaries of what’s possible

Collaborative – everyone is a partner; we help each other freely and willingly

Innovative – we always strive to constantly improve

Integrity – we deliver on our promises

Passion – we care about our technology, our products, our partners and each other

 

Purpose of the role:

  • To perform Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedules and to deliver skilled technical support in resolving equipment downtime events, all in support of minimising production downtime

Duties & Expectations:

  • Installations
  • Servicing
  • Repairs
  • Equipment moves and changes
  • Upgrades
  • Modifications
  • Problem solving
  • Identifying problems and resolving

Personal Specification:

  • Positive & determined attitude
  • Creative
  • Passion to understand and improve machines and systems

Skills Required:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Work independently
  • Teamwork

 

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • 5 GCSE's (including Maths, English and Science level 4)

Future Prospects:

  • Future role results in becoming a multi-skilled maintenance engineer with opportunities to progress and develop.

Our commitment to you during your apprenticeship placement:

  • Earning whilst you learn, receiving a competitive salary
  • Gaining academic or vocational qualifications
  • Hands-on training, working along side our industry experts
  • You will have a mentor assigned to you for 1-2-1 support and guidance
  • You will have a development plan, tailored to help you learn and progress
  • For more information, please send your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@xaar.com

Location: Huntingdon, UK

 Xaar Values:

Xaar has defined 5 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us. Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour.

Creative – we push the boundaries of what’s possible

Collaborative – everyone is a partner; we help each other freely and willingly

Innovative – we always strive to constantly improve

Integrity – we deliver on our promises

Passion – we care about our technology, our products, our partners and each other

 

Purpose of Role:

A Project Development and/or Process Development 12 month placement opportunity

Reporting To:

Process Engineering Section Manager

Duties & Expectations:

  • Identify and implement Engineering improvement projects to develop existing processes & increase process capability
  • Implement in-process measures to reduce variation
  • Controlled change in processes and product process flow
  • Innovation
  • Perform root cause analysis
  • Propose, conduct, assess risks, implement and validate changes to existing processes
  • Support Production
  • Qualification of new equipment
  • Work as part of a team
  • Report progress of workload as required
  • Technical authoring
  • Learning new skills, with guidance
  • Contribute to shared ownership of workload

Key Accountabilities:

  • Process yield & throughput
  • Quality system management
  • Tool & process uptime/reliability
  • Process understanding & control

Key Internal Relationships:

  • R&D group based in Cambridge
  • Production team in Huntingdon
  • Operations Management
  • Project Engineering

Person Specification:

  • Assured, positive and professional attitude
  • Strong analytical skills (statistical analysis skills highly desirable)
  • Inquisitive and proactive approach
  • Mechanically minded

 Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering, numerical or scientific degree

 

 

 

 

 

How to apply

If you think you're a good fit for one of our vacancies, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@xaar.com

Please note, we are only able to accept applications from people who are already eligible to work in the UK.

By submitting your CV, you are consenting to Xaar Plc processing your personal details in relation to potential job vacancies and, if your application is successful, to administer your personnel record.