Production Packing/Kitting Operative

Wabtec Corporation

Barnsley, United Kingdom


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

About Melett

Melett Ltd supply precision-engineered turbochargers, core assemblies, repair kits and individual turbo components to the professional turbocharger aftermarket. Founded in 1995, Melett is the trusted aftermarket brand for precision engineered turbochargers and turbo repair parts and is renowned for producing OE quality products. In 2017 Melett was acquired by Wabtec Corporation, a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail.

Melett Ltd, a Wabtec company, is seeking a Production Packing/Kitting Operative to join their busy production facility in Barnsley .

The role involves preparing kits of components ready for the assembly process and packing of the finished product (turbochargers and the CHRA element of a turbocharger).  It is essential that you have had previous experience in a role requiring high quality output and possess a high level of manual dexterity. Previous experience of working in an engineering environment and assembling precision components would be preferable. You need to have the right to work in the UK without restrictions or permits.

We offer:

  • £10.50 per hour
  • 40 hours Monday - Friday (days)
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) rising to 27 after 5 years service and 28 after 10 years
  • Pension
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • 4x salary Life Insurance
  • On-site free parking
  • Healthcare cash benefit and discounts

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.