Manufacturing Technician

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £28.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Job Outline

The role requires a person with extensive experience of electronic equipment assembly, test, diagnosis and repair. The person must be capable of working on complex prototype, pre-production and production electronic equipment and be capable of carrying our surface mount repair work to PCB's

Key Responsibilities:

  • Survey, test and repair a variety of communication products in accordance with test procedures
  • Build, test and repair of complex low volume communication products, in accordance with existing assembly and test procedures.
  • Maintain and develop product assembly and test capability by identifying potential process improvements and contributing to their implementation.

Main Activities

  • To ensure cost, time and quality targets are achieved for allocated tasks
  • Build, survey, test, repair and maintain complex equipment
  • Control the security of these products whilst ensuring records and databases are kept up to date
  • Ensure PCB's are repaired to IPC standards
  • Carry out Manufacturability analysis and formal feedback to design engineering
  • Manage stock of components to support workload.

Key Skills

  • Hands on experience of applicable assembly, test and diagnosis techniques for complex electronic assemblies.
  • experience in diagnostic fault finding down to component level
  • Knowledge of low volume highly complex communication products.
  • familiarity with complex communication products
  • desire to improve products and the processes used to build/test
  • Must be capable of building trustworthy relationships with internal customer, sub-contractor and peers.
  • Have knowledge of the cost of quality and providing value and recommendations to improve the quality of outgoing products
  • Must be able to co-ordinate and lead the activities necessary to ensure that products are built, repaired and tested efficiently.
  • self-Motivated, results driven with


Must be qualified to A-level/BTEC Level 3 in STEM subjects, or equivalent vocational qualifications