Manufacturing Technician - Fife

Ref: 496 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024

2020 Recruitment are working with a Fife based manufacturing client who are looking to add Manufacturing Technicians to their Dunfermline team on a permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity to join a client who invest in their people whilst offering fantastic benefits and career development.

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have technical experience from a previous role and have a strong understanding of fault finding, assembly and knowledge of engineering.

Shift Times

As the Manufacturing Technician you will be offered the following shifts with overtime also available on the weekend. X 1.5 on a Saturday & X 2 on a Sunday.

37.5 hours per week.

Monday to Thursday – 7am – 4pm, 7:30am – 4:30pm or 8am – 5pm

Friday –  7am – 12:45pm (12:30pm with no break), 7:30am – 1:15pm (1pm with no break) or 8am – 1:45pm (1:30pm with no break)

Duties and Responsibilities

As the Manufacturing Technician your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assembling materials whilst stringently adhering to working procedures.
  • Aligning complicated systems.
  • Fault finding.
  • Ensuring capacity and quality levels are maintained.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of area ensuring cleanliness and functionality at all times.
  • Working as part of a team to help achieve targets.
  • Usage of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Potentially working in stores area packing, unpacking product.


To be considered for the Manufacturing Technician role you must have the following experience:

  • HNC or above (or equivalent) or equivalent education gained through work experience.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing.
  • An ability to work within tight deadlines and manage time effectively.
  • Team oriented - strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.
  • PC literate – specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Right to work in the UK.


As the Manufacturing Technician you will be offered the following package:

  • Starting salary of £24.6k
  • Overtime
  • Career development opportunities
  • 34 days annual leave
  • Company bonuses
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Paternal Leave
  • 5.5% Pension Scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme


To apply for this position or to learn more about the role please get in touch with 2020 Recruitment and we will invite you to a face to face informal chat to discuss this vacancy in more detail.