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Aircraft Electrical Wireperson

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  • Location

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £18.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Primary Purpose of the Role:

To work as an aircraft electrical wireperson manufacturing cables and electrical assemblies to the quality standards demanded within the missile sub-assembly, assembly environment. Role involves provides a flexible, adaptable, efficient and effective service to our internal/external customers, at all times.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Cable assembly manufacture
  • Panel Wiring & Cable looming, to achieve the required dimensional visual standards as defined by assembly drawing and wiring schedule
  • Demonstrate an understanding of general electrical assembly practices of soldering, crimping
  • Compliance with Wiring standards as defined by IPC 620
  • Continuity and Insulation testing against Production Test Specifications and recording of test results
  • Soldering in accordance with recognised company standard as defined by IPC-A-610C
  • Ability to assemble in accordance with circuit diagram requirements and under engineering instruction
  • Integrating and working in harmony with the established team so as to achieve targets
  • Become familiar with and adopting the principles of the 5's housekeeping standard
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement activities that are ongoing within the work place with the goal of eliminating waste and reduce operating costs

Skills / Experience / Qualifications:


  • Experienced in the assembly/soldering/crimping of small electronic components
  • Fault finding and repair of looms and circuit boards down to component level
  • Must be capable of working to Manufacturing Instruction and Engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to the quality standards required within the missile industry
  • City & Guilds Electronics or equivalent
  • At least 3 years in a Production environment or similar
  • Experienced PC user MS Word & Excel in particular
  • Manual dexterity
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work under pressure (to tight deadlines)


  • Lean 5s experience
  • Telecommunications systems knowledge, and installation skills
  • ONC/BTEC Electronics or equivalent