Electronics Assembly Technician

11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronics Assembly Technician

Building your career…

Would you love to work for an award-winning company where you can fully utilise your electronic soldering experience? If so, and you’ve got a driven work ethic and excellent levels of attention to detail, Altimex have the perfect opportunity to join the friendly and professional team in Warrington. Read on to discover more…

Who will I be working with?

Altimex is an award-winning specialist supplier of electronic manufacturing services. The innovative and ambitious company supports one-off bespoke projects as well as large scale high volume roll outs. The business scope covers from initial concept and design through to electronic and mechanical assembly, with technical advice and service available throughout the entire process. The small yet highly trained team of electronic assembly experts provide the familiar and friendly service of a smaller company, with the ability to conduct projects of a much larger scale. Over the past 20 years, Altimex has served a range of sectors, spanning aerospace through to automotive, communications, security and traffic management.

So, what will the role of Electronics Assembly Technician entail?

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, as an Electronics Assembly Technician you’ll be responsible for assembling products using both Plated Through Hole (PTH) and Surface Mount (SMT) assembly techniques. Your duties will include but not be limited to:

* Operating Surface Mount equipment in accordance to company procedures, quality standards and IPC standards
* Identifying components, placing and hand soldering PTH Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)
* Understanding and working to drawings and bills of material
* Ensuring all tasks are carried out in accordance with the quality management system and ISO 9001 as appropriate
* Carrying out all tasks in compliance with company health and safety procedures, and ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in the work area

What will I need in order to be considered for this Electronics Assembly Technician vacancy?

* Proven experience in electronic soldering and testing activities
* Ability to read and understand assembly drawings, schematic diagrams and work instructions
* Proven experience of setting up, maintaining and operating production equipment in accordance to good manufacturing practices
* Excellent organisation and time management skills with high levels of attention to detail
* A proactive, driven and willing work ethic with the ability to work well as part of a team and autonomously

Although not essential, proven experience of sub assembly work following standardised assembly instructions, and operational familiarity with soldering irons, hand tools, electrical test and precision measuring instruments would be highly advantageous.

Should you be shortlisted for interview, you will be required to complete a short soldering exercise to determine your suitability and competence.

What will I receive in return?

You will be part of an ambitious business where hard work, dedication and contribution to business goals will be noticed and rewarded.

Salary: £15,600 (equivalent to £8 per hour), level dependent on experience. On occasions where overtime is required this will be paid in addition to your salary.

Other Benefits: Performance bonus, annual leave starting at 20 days plus bank holidays rising by one day each year to a maximum of 25 days plus public holidays, and free onsite car parking.

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm. Friday 8am to 12:15pm.

Location: Warrington

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Electronics Assembly Technician vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Altimex. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Altimex, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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