Manufacturing Technician

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Manufacturing Technician

Are you a skilled Electronic Assembly Technician wanting to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment? My client, an international Defence company, is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Technician to join its team in Luton on an initial 6-month contract basis.

Job Description

You will work within the company's Manufacturing & Supply Chain team on site, on an electronic warfare project and work on the Electro Mechanical assembly and repair of Production hardware to "MIL-STD" quality standard.

You will be required to exhibit a good technical knowledge and a practical "hands-on skill set", Core Technician skills, problem solving and continuous improvement are also a necessity.

The role will involve working in a clean room environment with up to 70% of the time spent on manual dexterity fine detailed work under a high power microscope.

Key Responsibility Areas

* To attain target hours and support the production schedule by keeping rework to a minimum.
* Identify improvements in process and yield.
* Maintain a clean working area and comply with Health and Safety Regulations.
* Keep Familiar and remain compliant with clean room and ESD disciplines.
* Ensure compliance to regulatory and legal requirements.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge

Essential

* Experience in a range of hybrid microelectronic assembly techniques including device attachment methods and interconnection techniques, MMIC attach & wire, tape and ball bonding.
* General RF microwave assembly.
* Previous Electro Mechanical experience.
* Certified to JST001, IPC610, IPC-7711/21.
* Ability to carry out both repeat production and varied one off types of work (prototypes).
* Attention to detail and pride in workmanship.
* Should be an effective communicator at all levels as you will be expected to liaise with as Industrial Engineering, Production Planning & Engineering.

Desirable

* Programming of PECs and EPROMs.
* Basic testing of PECs and sub-assemblies.
* Inspection.
* Previous auto-bonder experience.
* Previous Cable form and Surface mount experience.
* ONC or City and Guilds (or equivalent) or higher within a relevant Engineering subject.

Intrinsic Job Factors
Although predominately site based, the role may require some travel and driving for example to visit suppliers or test facilities, this is unlikely to be a regular occurrence however may be necessary as and when business needs dictate and would have occasional overnight stays. Occasionally the role will be required to support tight deadlines to meet the needs of business requirements.

Please note: Successful candidates will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance checks.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Rosy Hill

Profile

The range of roles I help recruit for is as wide as it is varied. In the (ARM Corporate Services) Engineering Division, I support a range of high profile global companies within the defence, satellite and telecommunications industries, which means an ongoing, steep, learning curve.