Electro-Mechanical Instrument Assembler

Electro-Mechanical Instrument Assembler


East Grinstead

Reports to:

Production Manager

Date of Issue:

March 2022

FTT is the world’s leading supplier of reaction-to-fire testing equipment, with an enviable growth record has become the major supplier dedicated to the design and manufacture of fire testing equipment. During the last 10 years, its directors and senior researchers have participated in British, International, CEN and ASTM standardisation committees, ensuring the company is totally involved in the future of fire testing methods and equipment.

From our headquarters in East Grinstead, these instruments are sold worldwide, with over 90% of our production being exported.


We are part of the Judges Scientific group (https://www.judges.uk.com/), a UK-based group of scientific and engineering-based companies.


FTT require an electro-mechanical instrument assembler build instruments and spares from their range of fire science instruments.  Working as part of the production team the instrument assembler will have responsibility for building assemblies and complete instruments ready for the Test and Installation team to perform final tests and shipment to FTT’s customers worldwide.

Tasks and main responsibilities:

  • Assembly of electro-mechanical subsystems and complete instruments
  • Gas, water and pneumatic plumbing in copper, stainless steel and plastic tubing
  • Loom wiring
  • Wiring of control units and interface boxes.
  • Fine mechanical assembly of delicate glass and ceramic assemblies
  • Large scale mechanical assembly
  • Cladding using calcium silicate board

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanical assembly experience at large scale and fine assembly level
  • Experience of plumbing gas, water or pneumatic systems in copper, stainless steel, nylon or PTFE
  • Experience of control system wiring e.g., control boxes, 19” rack systems
  • Experience of fabricating wiring looms
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative with a pro-active approach to challenges

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of pre-testing assemblies or instruments.

Other Duties:

Any reasonable task requested by the company.

Principal Contacts:

  • Internal: Operations, Test, Service & Support, Technical.
  • External.

Fire Testing Technology is an equal opportunities employer

You will need to be prepared to move within easy commuting distance of our headquarters in East Grinstead and have permission to live and work within the UK.

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the role we cannot offer home working.  Our site is COVID 19 secure and we take the health and safety of our staff very seriously

Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the right candidate for this position to:


Fire Testing Technology

Unit 19, Charlwoods Road, East Grinstead,
West Sussex, RH19 2HL, UK

Tel.: +44.(0)1342.323600
Fax: +44.(0)1342.323608
Email: sales@fire-testing.com

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    The current volatility in the global supply chain is causing raw material demand to outstrip supply. In addition the effects of the COVID pandemic and the current world-wide shipping crisis has led to delivery times on some of our products to be longer than we would like.
    Please be assured we are working hard to deliver your orders as quickly as possible and are doing everything we can to improve on the lead times provided.