Job Title: Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894211_1528388510
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2018 17:21

Job Description

My client who are leaders in developing mission and safety critical equipment in the Aerospace and Defence industries. Your position would be within the Operations Team responsible for the final assembly and testing of our products.
Role & Responsibilities
-Test and check products and paperwork to the required specifications. Where non-conformities are found it will be the job holder's responsibility to carry out diagnostic testing and determine root cause to identify the necessary corrective action.
-Identify problems/issues and recommend solutions to prevent recurrence
-Act as the cell link into both the quality and engineering teams. Specifically, technician grade staff are technical champions and are expected to patrol technical compliance across the cell/team and mentor staff where appropriate to continuously improve technical output from the team/cell.
-To build, inspect and test new products to ATP documentation and quality standards
Key Skills & Experiences
-Full understanding of the expectations and requirements of your primary customer
-To work with fellow team members in a respectful and courteous manner
-A minimum of 6 months broad based cell experience (an understanding of the range and complexity of the products that the cell produces)
-IPC certified
-Thorough knowledge of continuous improvement methods, in particular 'lean' and use this understanding to question and where necessary challenge constructively any operation or instruction believed not to be the most effective option for the Company or its customers
-5 years' experience at level 3 minimum and/or a formal engineering qualification (NVQ/C&G/ONC etc)
-Already have, or willing to undergo BPSS security checks

Advantageous Skills
-Perfect colour vision - actual importance dependent upon specific role
-Previous experience in an electronics and/or PCB and/or harness manufacturing environment
-Previous experience in a supervisory capacity


-Position - Technician - Permanent
-Location - Cheltenham
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience

Key Words - Electronics, PCB, IPC, Technician, Test, Lean, Harness, Diagnostic, ATP, Supervisor

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 is a Permanent role

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

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