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Production Technician - Electronics

  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Aerospace Electronics Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Rate on application

  • Contact:

    Catriona Dawson

  • Contact email:

    Catriona.Dawson@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    167084CBK_1574690802

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Morson International currently have a position for an Electronic Production Technicians to work for one of our defence clients based in Winfrith. This is a 6 month rolling contract position.

Job scope

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

  • Qualified to at least HNC/HND level and worked in a multi-disciplined manufacturing or production environment for at least 3 years.
  • Able to read/generate electrical/electronic diagrams.
  • Have a good practical experience of soldering/de-soldering to IPC J-STD-00
  • Have a good practical experience of PCB assembly and rework.
  • A knowledge of both analogue and digital electronics.
  • 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.

Challenges

  • 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.

Key accountabilities

  • Directly reports to the area team leader
  • 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.
  • Good planning and organisation, effective communicator, self-motivated, flexible, ability to analyse, creative, good judgement, ability to influence, shows initiative, team player.