Electronic Technician

  • Location

    Dorset, England

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  • Salary:

    £10.50 - £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Purpose of job:

To produce electrical/electronic products in line with drawings/specification

Role Overview:

Accountable to the Team Leader, the Electronics Technician will be responsible for a variety of production tasks over a wide product range. He/she will be responsible for the manufacture and test of a variety of products and assist in the implementation of processes and tooling/test equipment to support reliable and cost-effective manufacturing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out or support prototyping and first build activity and prepare products for the transfer to production
  • Manufacture and assembly of a variety of multi discipline products in accordance with engineering specifications and instructions. To include, wiring, soldering/desoldering, PCB assembly and fault finding
  • Set up & operate test equipment in accordance with engineering instructions. Appropriate training will be provided to be able to perform the various manufacturing operations
  • Communicating errors in drawings or assembly to the Production Engineers/Team Leaders
  • Assist with the implementation of lean manufacturing systems
  • Adhere to control processes to achieve conforming product
  • Complete paperwork in accordance with quality & contractual requirements ensuring materials & product traceability
  • Communicate manufacturing failures and process improvement ideas to Team leader
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping standards in areas of activity.
  • Follow company procedures on ESD compliance
  • Be aware and compliant with Environmental, Health & Safety requirements.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:

  • Able to read electrical/electronic diagrams
  • Have a good practical experience of PCB assembly and rework
  • worked in a multi-disciplined manufacturing or production environment
  • Flexible approach
  • Have a good practical experience of soldering/de-soldering to IPC J-STD-00
  • Understands the principles and need for production control documentation and traceability
  • Able to trace faults in end product and identify production inefficiencies and suggest solutions
  • Possess a working knowledge of ISO 9000 requirements in a production environment
  • Knowledge of both analogue and digital electronics
  • Qualified to at least HNC/HND level


  • Meeting sometimes challenging timescales, work as part of a team to reliably deliver a range of products to production quality, on time and to budget with minimum wastage
  • As a pre-requisite must work as part of a small team supporting all members in achieving both quality of product and meeting customer delivery dates

**Candidates must hold or be able to achieve the required level of security clearance**