Assembly Technician

Recruiter
Travail Employment Group
Location
Wiltshire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available at an established company for an Assembly Technician.
In the role you will be primarily involved in engineering activities with respect to instrument production, but also providing engineering support to other areas of the company.

Preferably you will have a BTEC NC in an engineering discipline, ideally electronics or mechanical. However, candidates with relevant experience and expertise will also be considered.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a high level of self-motivation and ideally a proven background in engineering with an excellent hands-on, practical approach to work. The successful candidate will have some mechanical and/or electronics knowledge perhaps gained through instrument design, manufacture or support work.

The role requires a broad range of technical and engineering skills and understanding, principally with a focus on electronics and mechanics, but also optics and computing disciplines.

Within the role specific responsibilities will include:
Assembly and testing of equipment associated with our range of scientific instruments. This predominantly involves electronic and electro-mechanical assembly, but can also entail pneumatics and optics.
Full instrument, as well as sub assembly testing; ensuring conformance to test procedures/protocols.
Generate new or update existing production support literature i.e. test, assembly and operational procedures.
Take an active role in trouble-shooting technical problems, whether at a circuit board/component level or of a mechanical nature, ill-fitting parts.

The successful candidate will engage with suppliers in procuring materials for production, ensuring that these are delivered on time and to specification. Assisting on technical matters relating to component selection, obsolescence or availability, and will also participate in the development of new products from building and evaluating prototypes to validating design material and production documentation. As you will be working within a small team you will be expected to perform any other duties as required.

This vacancy is being advertised by Travail Employment Group - Trowbridge is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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