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Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
« on: June 13, 2019, 07:32:13 pm »
I have a job vacancy based in Manchester as in subject topic. Not sure if it is a long shot posting here, but you never know... if any one is interested and can do this then see: for details.

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Re: Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2019, 03:03:15 pm »

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Re: Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2019, 11:58:23 am »
Full details:

Technical Concepts Ltd is a small company that designs and manufactures specialist mission critical products for the motion film industry and mining and quarrying industries.
We are now looking to recruit a new full time team member to work in the Whitefield area of Manchester. We need a motivated and hardworking technician, who already possesses and can demonstrate a high level of technical skill and quality focus.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible approach to working hours in a supportive and friendly working environment.

If you would like to apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter to outlining your experience and skills in relation to the job description and person specification below.

Person Specification:

•   Excellent organisational skills
•   Able to work on own initiative and at a fast pace
•   Highly dextrous and with a keen eye for detail
•   Excellent work ethics: punctual, trustworthy, enthusiastic and willing to learn and provide input to production process
•   Able to be quality focused at all times
•   Have a relevant NVQ Level 4 qualification (HNC) in production / electronic engineering or equivalent time served experience
•   A recent electronics degree engineering graduate with hands on project experience would be considered

Job Description:

Basic Skills:

•   Read circuit diagrams
•   Understanding parts lists and engineering drawings
•   Be able to identify electronics parts
•   Be able to use test equipment and do test procedures using equipment such as PSU’s, DMM’s and oscilloscopes
•   IT literate
•   Flashing of microcontrollers
•   Fault find to component level

PCB Assembly and Soldering Skills:

•   Manual placing and soldering conventional through hole components to PCBs
•   Manual placing and soldering of SMD components, including sizes down to 0603, 0.5mm pitch IC’s
•   Soldering wires
•   PCB re-work using soldering irons and hot air solder station
•   Knowledge of pick and place SMD machines, using simple stencil paste techniques and reflow ovens would be an advantage

Electro Mechanical Skills:

•   Mechanical assembly using screws, nuts, washers, assembling panels, PCB pillars, spacers etc
•   Electrical assembly using crimping tools, wire strippers, tinning, heat shrinking, hot air guns etc
•   Electrical assembly and mounting of switches, battery boxes, LED Indicators, connectors etc
•   Be able to use standard hand tools to carry out the full production process
•   Use workshop equipment such as drill presses, mitre saws etc…
•   Knowledge of using a desktop CNC router and 3D printer would be an advantage

Desirable Skills (but not essential):

•   Some knowledge of electronics related CAD
•   Some basic electronic design skills
•   Microcontroller software writing in C and assemble
•   Ability to build a circuit on veroboard from a circuit diagram

General Duties:

•   Packing and preparing products for dispatch
•   Tidying the workplace
•   Checking and receiving goods
•   Stock taking
•   Kitting up parts for production
•   Light to medium lifting
•   Any other duties required to carry out normal business activities


•   Hours of work – 40 hours / week
•   Salary £22,000 to £25,000 depending on experience
•   Flexible working hours available on agreement, with standard working day being 08:00 to 16:00
•   Half an hour for lunch break
•   20 days holiday + bank holidays
•   Free tea / coffee / mineral water provided
•   The possibility of becoming a key member of the company with potential share options for the right candidates

Additional information:

•   This position is not suitable for a person who has allergies to materials such as glue, resins, oils, grease, cleaning fluids, solder, fluxes and the like
•   A CRB/DBS check will be carried out prior to confirmation of employment
•   A military security check (National Security Vetting Solution) may also be required
•   If an interview is offered, part of the interviewing process will be a practical based on assembly of a product
•   Probation period (6 months)

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Re: Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2019, 02:07:47 pm »
Have filled this position today - thanks to all that looked.


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