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Job Title:  General Assembly Operator (m / f / d)


Ryde, HAM, GB, PO33 2BE

Business Unit:  Compliance Test Solutions
Posting Date:  Sep 23, 2022
Job Description: 

For our AMETEK CTS business unit, we are looking for a General Assembly Operator (m / f / d) at our location in Ryde on the Isle of Wight, UK.


AMETEK CTS (Compliance Test Solutions) is a global leader in the electronic testing field for more than 30 years. Our manufacturing facilities are in Germany, Serbia, UK and Switzerland where the headquarters is based. We also have a worldwide sales and service network. The product portfolio comprises testing systems for conducted and radiated disturbances as well as amplifiers in the RF and microwave range. AMETEK CTS is uniquely positioned to serve the EMC community. Under AMETEK CTS, the renowned EMC and RF product brands - EM TEST, TESEQ and MILMEGA - are united into a single global business offering innovative customer solutions and services to almost all industries.


In the UK we specifically design, develop and manufacture solid-state, high-power broadband amplifiers for commercial and government applications. These broadband amplifier products serve the EMC, communications, science and defense markets.


The General Assembly Operator is responsible to the “Operations Manager” for activity relating to the production of RF Microwave Amplifiers, this includes RF Cable Assemblies, Sub-Assemblies of Microwave Amplifiers, Electrical cable assemblies, and the construction and build of the overall system.


Key Responsibilities of the General Assembly Operator include:


  • Assemble combiner/dividers to Milmega drawings within the high standard of Quality.
  • Assembly & Wire sub-assemblies to drawings and RF requirements including soldering.
  • Manufacture Cable assembly to wiring schedules and circuit diagrams.
  • Assemble RF and Microwave Amplifier systems including mechanical build and electrical wiring.
  • Assist in the Production of prototype units to Engineering sketches and instructions.

Position Requirements:


  • Experience of a production environment, utilizing assembly processes & soldering skills to a high standard, including the capability to work with surface mount components. 
  • Ability to read electrical and mechanical assembly drawings and have a proven ability to participate in solving problems in the Production environment.
  • IPC-A-610 or similar qualifications would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement processes would be an advantage.
  • ONC or equivalent qualification in Electrical & Electronic principals.

What we can offer you:


  • An interesting and challenging role in a dynamic environment
  • Interesting development opportunities in a global company
  • Cooperative working atmosphere within a highly motivated team
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into EMC processes
  • A flat organizational structure with short decision-making paths and a high level of personal responsibility and independence
  • Attractive employment conditions

Have we awakened your interest?

We look forward to receiving your online application. For further information, check our career page:

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this position.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.