Skilled Wire Operatives

By Danny Kimber January 17, 2024

Responsive Personnel are currently looking for Skilled Wire Operatives in the Swindon area.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Independently assemble cables, harnesses, and other products on time and to the desired standard.
  • Offer advice and support to less experienced colleagues and act as a ‘buddy’ to new starters in your team.
  • Work in line with company standard operating procedures, demonstrate advanced skills in crimping, soldering, measuring materials and electronic assembly, and be fully competent in using data packs including; bill of materials, engineering specifications and technical drawings.
  • Accurately record details of the assembly you are working on in an internal computer system and on paper documents.
  • Provide suggestions and ideas to your Team Leader and Production Manager on ways to streamline production processes, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Keep your workspace and floor area clean and tidy and take care of assembly parts.
  • Continuously develop your skills by completing online and classroom-based training and maintain your internationally recognised certification, IPC620.
  • Complete our on-line safety training, take care of your own health and safety on site and contributing towards a safe working environment for your team members.

Key Skills and requirements: 

  • IPC620 certified
  • Has significant experience in a similar organisation within our industry, and you can demonstrate your advanced assembly skills during a short trade test.
  • Arrives on time ready for the start of your shift.
  • Works well as part of a team and on your own.
  • Will speak up if there is a problem offer ideas and help to others.
  • Wants to learn and you are keen to develop your career with us.


  • Company Pension Scheme with up to 7% employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medical Health Cash Back Benefit
  • Company Share save Scheme
  • Discounted Shopping, Gym and RAC schemes
  • 195 hours Annual Leave plus Public Holidays
  • A supportive and friendly working environment with a focus on wellbeing

Hours – To be confirmed.

Pay – £23,000 – £25,000

Location – Swindon

Terms – Permanent

Start date – ASAP