Manufacturing Technician

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Manufacturing Technician

A leading Defence & Aerospace company in Newport is looking for a new Manufacturing Technician to join its team on a contract basis. The contract will be an initial 6 months and will pay around £28.00p/hr, depending on experience.

Job Description

The role requires a person with extensive experience of electronic equipment assembly, test, diagnosis and repair. The person must be capable of working on complex prototype, pre-production and production electronic equipment and be capable of carrying our surface mount repair work to PCB’s

Key Responsibilities:

* Survey, test and repair a variety of communication products in accordance with test procedures.
* Build, test and repair of complex low volume communication products, in accordance with existing assembly and test procedures.
* Maintain and develop product assembly and test capability by identifying potential process improvements and contributing to their implementation.

Main Activities:

* To ensure cost, time and quality targets are achieved for allocated tasks.
* Build, survey, test, repair and maintain complex equipment.
* Control the security of these products whilst ensuring records and databases are kept up to date.
* Ensure PCB’s are repaired to IPC standards.
* Carry out Manufacturability analysis and formal feedback to design engineering.
* Manage stock of components to support workload.

Key Skills:

Self-Motivated, results driven with experience in diagnostic fault finding down to component level on complex communication products with a desire to improve products and the processes used to build/test.

Potential candidates must have knowledge/experience of:

* Must be capable of building trustworthy relationships with internal customer, sub-contractor and peers.
* Have knowledge of the cost of quality and providing value and recommendations to improve the quality of outgoing products.
* Hands on experience of applicable assembly, test and diagnosis techniques for complex electronic assemblies.
* Knowledge of low volume highly complex communication products.
* Must be able to co-ordinate and lead the activities necessary to ensure that products are built, repaired and tested efficiently.

Must be qualified to A-level/BTEC Level 3 in STEM subjects, or equivalent vocational qualifications

Please note: Successful candidates must be willing 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


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.