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Production Associate

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Livingston
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
Job Type

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United Kingdom
GBRWLN111: Livingston Scotland, Oakbank Park Drive, Mid Calder, Livingston, EH53 0TJ
Position Role Type:
Raytheon UK is seeking a Production Associate joining on a 12 month FTC. You will work within an electronics manufacturing facility at our Livingston site, with potential requirement to travel to our Glenrothes site when needed.

This role will be working Day Shifts, totalling 37 hours per week across Mon - Fri (specific hours will be confirmed with your recruiter and at interview).

We can offering full training to ensure you can be successful within the role, your first few weeks will be part of a training programme to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills.

Main Duties:

To perform production related tasks required in daily operations within one of the manufacturing business areas. Tasks may include:
  • mechanical and wiring assembly
  • kit preparation
  • bonding and coating.
  • testing of assemblies and sub-assemblies using specialised equipment
  • possibly, soldering and inspection to ANSI-J STD/IPC610
Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of two standard grades at C/3 pass or above, or previous electronics / mechanical assembly experience
  • Experience in a similar environment
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Basic PC skills
  • Quality focused, a high emphasis on the importance of quality to the customer
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Required to pass basic eye test (including colour blindness)
  • Must be a ble to travel to Glenrothes site for up to 5 weeks for the training period and wider cover of Glenrothes shifts if required
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills
If this the right match for you then Apply Now!

Interviews will start asap and your recruiter will confirm dates directly with you. We are ideally looking for a start date in April (pending security clearance).


All successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain BPSS (Baseline Personal Security Standard) check, sponsored by Raytheon UK.

About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Livingston, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester and a presence across customer sites together with remote working practices. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs over 2,000 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across its core mission areas Weapons & Sensors, and Cyber, Space & Training.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday ( increasing by up to 2 days with time in service ) + statutory public holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
  • 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme.
  • Discretionary Bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • Canteen facilities are available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Raytheon UK, we're committed to be building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Britain where all of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver the best work of their lives. We're proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the very best candidates for the job. We truly value the diversity of our workforce work hard to create an inclusive environment where our colleagues can bring the unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow our business, create innovative solutions and develop our people.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) act as the eyes and ears into the community they represent and support us in building a truly inclusive business. Our ERGs are open to all colleagues, regardless of background.

We're also delighted to have been recognised as a Gold Award Employer as part of the HM's Armed Forces Covenant and the Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index as a 'best place to work for LGBTQ Equality'.

If you need us to make any adjustments to support you during our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to help.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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