Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician to join rapidly expanding high technology company, part of Harwell Space cluster, based on research and development, innovation and deployment of high technology products. for use in a wide range of demanding telecommunications and navigation applications. 

 For a suitable candidate, this role could expand later to include testing of Antennas, mainly with the use of automated or semi-automated test equipment. The main purpose and scope of this role is to work on assembling numerous Antenna Assemblies, including populating and / or reworking PCB assemblies as necessary and assembly of coaxial cables, connectors and electro-mechanical parts.

 As an Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician, you will be required to: 

  • Solder the components down to 0201 packages onto PCBs
  • Assemble Antennas, including coaxial cables and other electro-mechanical components, currently with the use of soldering irons and hot air soldering equipment, with the possibility of operating more automated equipment in the future
  • Ensure a safe and efficient operation of the assembly equipment including compliance with all current health and safety legislation
  • Control and handling of localised stock of component parts for Antennas and sub-assemblies and consumable items required to complete the assembly processes and highlighting where stocks are low in a timely manner so as not to allow the assembly process to be held up
  • Work with the Production Director to implement a continuous programme of improvement of the safety and efficiency of the assembly process

To be considered for the Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician role you must have: 

  • Extensive experience of working with small-scale package components. Intermediate knowledge of Outlook and Excel 
  • Extensive experience of working with a wide range of soldering equipment for both assembly and rework activities.
  • Extensive experience of working with a wide range of soldering equipment for both assembly and rework activities.
  • Familiarity with current health and safety regulation with regard to the operation of soldering and assembly equipment
  • Good commercial awareness and recognition of the business goals of the company

Bluestream Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and as an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.