Electronics Technician

  • Location
    Congleton, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 17 / Hourly
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    CX198

Role: Electronics Technician (Laboratory Technician)


Location: Congleton


Pay rate: £12-£17p/h (dependent on experience)


Duration: Until 30/09/2021 - potential for extension


Working Hours: Monday to Friday - 36.25 hours, flexi time offered



Who are we looking for?



  • We are looking for a person who is passionate about supporting engineering, design and test related tasks and wants to apply their knowledge and experience in an electrical laboratory environment, whilst at the same time having the curiosity to seek out new ways of doing things and be open to learning and growing as a person.

  • You should ideally hold minimum a BTEC L3 in electrical engineering, and ideally have knowledge of low voltage power or electronics.

  • A base requirement for your experience is good soldering skills, knowledge in cable assemblies including cable crimping and mechanical skills like drilling and assembly.

  • Also, being able to demonstrate capability to learn, diversity of thinking and an excellent work ethic, including working with cross functional teams are extremely important to be successful in this role.



Key duties include



  • SMD soldering and rework

  • THT (e.g. large components) soldering and rework

  • Manufacture cable assemblies

  • Build up prototypes and interface to production for sample builds

  • Plan and prepare electrical test setups and installation for testing of new and existing products

  • Setup of test benches and all related test environment

  • Build up and maintain motor test rigs

  • Intensive collaboration and information exchange with the respective development projects

  • Coordinate laboratory maintenance with facilities

  • Organise/Maintain laboratory storage & supplies

  • Order stock and non-stock items



Skills & Competencies



  • Minimum of BTEC L3 in electrical engineering or relevant and demonstratable work history

  • Good soldering skills of SMD / THT Components

  • Knowledge in cable assemblies including cable crimping

  • Knowledge of measurement and test methods

  • Past experience working in a test laboratory is desirable

  • Mechanical Skills (Drilling, Assembly)

  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Office)

  • Show initiative, organise your work, take ownership of your tasks











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Please apply with your CV to: Courtney Simonds