PCB Assembly Consultant

PCB Assembly Consultant

Job Title: PCB Assembly Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894662_1550487303
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2019 10:55

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will challenge and develop your technical capabilities, and offer you the chance to work in developing, cutting-edge technologies? Our client is a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of the most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise.

As a PCB Assembly Consultant, you'll be working within office, manufacturing and laboratory settings, covering all aspects of PCB and component technology from raw card fabrication through to assembly and reliability. Ultimately, you will be responsible for providing a design that is manufacturable to cost and time, meets the technical design requirements and will be reliable in the end environment. Knowledge growth, international travel and career development opportunities will be available to you.

As a PCB Assembly Consultant, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Advise on design for manufacture and design for reliability issues, working with multiple stakeholders
*Working with, liaising and influencing across UK and International project teams on similar technologies and design projects, to ensure best practice and technology needs are identified and managed to provide repeatable processes for manufacture.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Will ideally have a minimum qualification in Electronics or a closely related subject. This could be ONC, HNC etc.
*Experience in PCB assembly technology through either a PCB fabrication house, a PCB assembly house or other closely related experience.
*Have experience in solders, soldering and micro joining techniques. Providing process knowledge and advice for surface mount assembly and other soldering processes.
*Production / process engineering background.
*Experience in working closely with a design environment, advising on PCB design for manufacture and PCB layout technologies.
*Have experience in working closely with a design environment advising on PCB design for manufacture and PCB layout technologies.
*Propose board technology and structure for a PCB layout designer to use after consultation with PCB fabricators, particularly for circuit designs requiring controlled impedance.
*Assess mechanical design concepts for practicality of electrical routing & conformance to PCB design rules (electronic packaging assessment).
*Work in collaboration with mechanical & electronic designers, PCB layout group, PCB fabricators & manufacturing (board assembly), communicating to mechanical & electronic designers any PCB limitations associated with their initial proposals and influencing alternative solutions.
*Resolve conflicts within rules set, conflicts between rules and the circuit design requirements that the PCB Layout Designer, PCB Fabricator or Board Assembler may encounter.
*Using modelling tools, conduct mechanical vibration/shock & thermal assessments of boards
*Work to critical timescales, identifying critical aspects as a priority
*Excellent verbal communication and written communication skills
*Pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a task on time and to cost.

PCB Assembly Consultant
Location- Bedfordshire
Salary- Up to £50k DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words: PCB, Printed Circuit Boards, Assembly Technology, Layout, Electronics, Design, NPI, New Product Introduction, Materials, Component, Technology, Manufacture, Manufacturing, Fabrication, Soldering, Micro Joining, Electronic Packaging, Engineer, Fabrication House, Assembly House, Production, Process Engineering

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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