Electronic Engineer

Simple Recruitment Ltd
16 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Zeals Wiltshire is looking for an Electronic Engineer to join their team, this is a full-time permanent role and an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.

General Description

They require an Electronic Engineer to work alongside our off-site Electronic Design Engineer.
The role would be to support that Design Engineer in the following:

• Early design theory and practicalities
• Prototype build
• Development of procedure manuals and test boards
• Inspection of production parts
• Fault finding
• Assembly of production parts


HNC or equivalent in electronic or possibly electrical engineering.
Experience of working with analogue electronics
Competence with soldering irons, multi meters, and other common electronic lab equipment
Working knowledge within a manufacturing/assembly environment.
Computer literate
Ability to read and understand technical literature and drawings.
EMC experience would be useful
Candidates with practical experience but no formal qualifications will be considered
Recent graduates with little experience will be considered.


• To read and understand all build manuals, drawings, specifications, company policies and procedures in relation to any task set.

• To gather, set up and operate all equipment and machinery as per specifications or instructions included within the build manual, in a safe and controlled manner, reporting damage or breakages.
• To complete assigned work and associated paperwork correctly and efficiently, within the time set, following build manuals and using best practice where ambiguity lies.
• To perform regular inspections and testing in accordance with company procedures, including the cross-checking of colleague’s work.
• To contribute to the continued improvement of procedures, practices, and operations within the business, raising concerns and issues immediately with the most appropriate person, in the most appropriate way, offering suggestions and possible remedial actions.
• To support the design team in the manufacture of first offs, communicating any suggestions that may benefit, improve or contribute to the build manual, drawing or general design, in order to help drive efficiency.

• To ensure entire working environment is kept clean, tidy and safe.
• To ensure work space, operations and builds are in accordance with ISO 9001:2015.
• To attend mandatory training sessions and train others when necessary.
• To support colleagues across all departments where skills or experience may be lacking.
• To contribute to a positive working environment both in the production area and rest of business.

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

• Care and diligence in all that they do.
• Empathy with customers and suppliers, absorbing work and time pressures and being mindful that not everyone understands the technology that our client produces.
• Ensuring security and confidentiality both inside and outside the workplace.
• Being innovative and creative, contributing to the overall success of the business through new design and cost-effective solutions.
• Continuous Improvement, offering ideas and solutions for improving efficiency, motivation, cost savings or safety in the workplace.
• Transparency and honesty, ensuring you are being open with colleagues, suppliers and customers at all times, communicating when tasks are not going to be met and offering solutions and seeing mistakes as opportunities to grow and develop.
• Plain Speaking, able to adapt communication to any given audience, whether it be via phone, email or face-to-face.
• Operate safely, at all times, sharing responsibility of the protection of ourselves and others.
• Demonstrate quality in all tasks, operating under the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System.

This is a permanent position with an excellent salary for the right person if you have the required
experience, skills and would like to be considered for this role please send your current CV or call Bee on (phone number removed) for more information.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency where this vacancy is concerned

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