Job Description

Assembly Technician/General Labourer - Freight, Stock, Materials

An Assembly Technician/General Labourer is required to work on a three month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Andover, Hampshire.

Our Client provides validated and compliant surface and airborne bio decontamination with 35% Hydrogen Peroxide Vapour technology

Overview of the Assembly Technician/General Labourer contract role

The main function of a general labourer is to manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other unskilled general labour.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attach identifying tags to containers, or mark them with identifying information.
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs.
  • Record numbers of units handled and moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets.
  • Move freight, stock, and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, ships, and containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, and other equipment.
  • Sort cargo before loading and unloading.
  • Assemble product containers and crates, using hand tools and precut lumber.
  • Load and unload ship cargo, using winches and other hoisting devices.
  • Pack containers and re-pack dam equivalent containers.
  • Carry needed tools and supplies from storage or trucks, and return them after use.

Key skills required for the Assembly Technician/General Labourer

  • Verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Team player and detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.


* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* 5-7 years experience required.

The role is based in Andover, Hampshire

If you are a general labourer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

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