Technical Assistant

Recruiter
Sussex Recruitment Ltd
Location
Lewes
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sussex Recruitment requires a Technical Assistant for their client based near Lewes. The ideal candidate will have min HNC/HND in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, good design/technical ability and a background working in an electronics business. You will be self-motivated with the ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner. A driving licence and transport will be necessary due to occasional commuting between two UK sites.
Key responsibilities
Read drawings and instructions to comprehend the expectations for the product and supplies
Design components that meet the needs and requirements of the customer and budget
Produce outline designs, bills of material and arrange samples
Test and evaluate theoretical designs
Evaluate final product’s overall performance, reliability and safety
Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions
Estimate budget and scope of project
Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems
Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and evaluate new technologies and materials for future needs
Keep accurate documentation
Essential/desired skills
Experience with electronics, magnetic components, electronic transformers
HNC or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Experience of 2D/3D software ideally Solidworks or similar
Ability to read engineering drawings and design components
Be able to test and evaluate designs and modify if necessary to meet requirements
Estimate budget and cost of project, including bills of material
Proficient in MS Office
Driving licence

Person specification
Good attention to detail
Conscientious, self-motivated and responsible
Excellent organisational and problem solving ability
Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner

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