Assembly Operator

Acorn Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Assembly Operator (Electronics) - Portsmouth
6 months minimum contract - Full Time - Highly Competitive Rates

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes

We are currently seeking an Electronics Assembly Operator at the Portsmouth facility on a 6 months contract. The contract will likely be extended for the right people.

Role Responsibilities

* Hand assembly and soldering of electronic PCB's, Micro Integrated Circuits, substrates and general assemblies to ESA (European Space Agency)/MIL SPEC (Military Specification) standards. This includes analogue, digital and radio frequency type products.
* Understanding of health and safety requirements and controls.
* Understanding of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)
* Working to electrical drawings, wiring schedules and BOMs (Bills of Material).
* Maintenance of accurate work records and documentation to enable full traceability of product, parts and workmanship.
* Use of SAP company electronic business tools.
* Prototype wiring and new product development including working unsupervised from minimal information and verbal instructions.

Experience Required

* A very high level of manual dexterity.
* A very high standard of quality workmanship.
* Attention to minute detail. A significant amount of the work is carried out using binocular microscopes.
* Ideally trained in Clean room disciplines and procedures, including ESD (Electrostatic Discharge)
* Ideally trained in the use of associated manufacturing processes, machines and tooling, including cleaning tanks, tape bonding machines, vacuum attachment of modules and component forming.
* Trained in the use of chemical adhesives, epoxies and glues. Including weighing, mixing and traceability control.

The role will require shift work. The working pattern will be:

Shift early 06:00hrs to 14:00 hrs
Shift late 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs

Electronics, Assembly, soldering, PCB, circuits, electrical drawings, schematics, wiring

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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