Current Vacancies

updated 12th September 2019


(All positions are based at our Woolpit, Bury St. Edmunds headquarters)

Assembly Technician

This role requires a hardworking, highly motivated electro-mechanical assembler to work in the cutting-edge field of scientific instrumentation. The individual is required to assemble mechanical/electronic assemblies of moderate to difficult complexity, including prototypes, first-offs and some legacy products. Work is typically a mixture of PCB, cable and mechanical assembly, of sub-assemblies, chassis and final product build. They will also be expected to assist others during assembly of components, complete subassemblies, assemblies, and or system tools.


  •  Work as part of the production team, reporting to the Production Manager
  • Produce mechanical/electronic assemblies on time to the required quality standard
  • To provide fault finding assistance, both on production and service items
  • To undertake training required to effectively perform within your role
  • Promote and adhere to good housekeeping for an efficient working environment
  • Comply with all Company Health and Safety guidelines
  • Any other reasonable request as identified by the Production Manager in order to meet business needs


  • Electronics/mechanical assembly experience
  • Previous experience working in mechanical/electronics environment
  • Computer literacy, minimum MS office and outlook
  • Conscientious with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to understand and follow engineering drawings
  • Formal qualification in electronics or mechanical assembly would be desirable

Additional Information: 

  • Working week is Monday to Friday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Initially offered on a part time basis with the potential for an increase to full time hours (starting: 25 hours per week)
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays per annum (note* 3 days will be retained for Company Christmas shutdown)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Onsite kitchen facilities
  • Two paid daily 15-minute breaks


Please apply in writing to:

The Personnel Manager
Deben UK Limited,
Brickfields Business Park,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk IP30 9QS.

[email protected]

We are an equal opportunities employer, offer competitive salaries, many benefits and excellent working conditions.


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