We are always pleased to receive applications from qualified or experienced people within the Electronics Manufacturing industry.  If you would like to work at Adapt ems please send us your CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in joining us.

You can send your details either via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via post addressed to Recruitment at Adapt ems, 27 – 29 Knowl Piece, Wilbury Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0TY.

We offer:

38 Hour working week

4 ½ day week with Friday afternoons off

Friendly environment

Work place pension

Training and development

Opportunities for career progression


Current Vacancies

Finance Manager / Management Accountant

Site: Hitchin

Ref: HN-FM-0419

Job Description

Working with an accounts assistant and reporting to the company’s directors, the successful candidate will:

  • Ensure the smooth running of the day to day company’s finances, including
  • Manage Bank accounts + period end reporting
  • Monitor cashflow/credit control
  • Payroll + staff expenses
  • Reconciliation of accounts, suppliers invoices, customers payments and VAT reporting.
  • Manage Stakeholder Pension scheme
  • In conjunction with the company’s external accountants prepare information for the company annual accounts and audits. Other administrative tasks and office duties as required

The Company currently uses Sage 50 and is reviewing changing to Xero accounting. Experience in at least one of these packages is essential. You must also have solid experience in Microsoft Excel and Office and familiarity with HMRC reporting eg RTI and MTDfV.

Currently or recently having worked in a similar role, perhaps looking to step up in responsibility, you will need to demonstrate accuracy in your work, initiative to bring new ideas and improve working practices, strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and a good telephone manner.

A desire to be part of a small but successful, hard-working and friendly team. Qualifications eg CIMA/ACCA/AAT 3+ are desirable; however at least 3 years relevant experience in a similar role is essential.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £32,000.00 to £38,000.00 /year dependent on experience


Mechanical/Electro Mechanical Assembly Operators 

Site: Based Hitchin 

Ref: HN-MOR-1218

Reporting to the Production Manager/Supervisor You will be responsible for assembly of a range on complex electronic based equipment, including mechanical assembly, integration of pre-assembled PCBs, wiring and final assembly.

Previous experience is desirable but full training will be provided for candidates with the right potential.  Successful candidates must have a positive attitude with a high level of dexterity and be capable of using a variety of hand tools.  Good attention to detail and an ability to meet production deadlines is essential.

Test Technician

Site: Hitchin 

Ref: HN-TTE-1218

As Test Technician you will Report to the Production Manager/Supervisor. 

Your primary duty is to carry out functional testing of complex electronic assemblies in accordance with contractual and quality requirements as well as being able to achieve customer delivery requirements.  You must be PC literate and confident with the use of general purpose test equipment such and PSU, Multimeters, and Oscilloscopes plus be able to diagnose any faulty products down to component level, recommending appropriate corrective actions.

You will also be required to keep accurate test records, carry out any maintenance tasks and aid other disciplines to improve overall cost and quality of product, as well as assisting with any ongoing investigations / initiatives.