Manufacturing and Packing Operatives

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
Salary: £10 - £11 an hour
Saffron Walden

Job Description

Position: Manufacturing and packing operative

Job Responsibilities:

We have a range of assembly roles, the list of responsibilities are aggregated and we will decide which role would suit you and the company the best.

  • Assembly of small components into plastic test cartridges
  • Inspection of components for defects
  • Kit packing and labeling
  • Operation of small-scale manufacturing equipment and tools (fillers, sealers, etc.)
  • Working according to ISO 13485 and cGMP requirements and following written operating instructions with strict documentation of their work
  • Perform repetitive manual and semi-automated processes
  • Cleaning and maintaining workspaces


  • Must have proven diligence, with meticulous attention for detail
  • Good manual dexterity and hand eye coordination are essential. Must be able to work at a consistent pace and maintaining focus while working to targets.
  • Continuous focus
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow written English instructions
  • Self-motivated and excited about working as a team in a small company environment
  • You will be required to take on other tasks as and when instructed so will be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work
  • Lab work experience is highly preferred but not a must
  • Mechanical/engineering work experience is highly preferred but not a must

DRW was established nearly two decades ago by a group of senior industry scientists. Our mission is to develop innovative, cost-effective, high-performance and simple to use point of care diagnostics that can handle the harsh conditions of resource-limited settings in both developing and developed countries.

DRW has two R&D and manufacturing sites, both ISO 13485:2016 certified.

  • DRW EU – located in Chesterford Research park Cambridge, UK
  • DRW US – located in San Jose, California, USA

We encourage internal transfer to different departments, and it can happen fairly quickly, the rate would increase according to what is the ultimate responsibility.

Position: Manufacturing and packing operative

Please email your CV to apply.

We are producing COVID-19 test kits and all employees are routinely tested

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £10.00-£11.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Regular testing of staff for COVID

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