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    Bristol, England

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    James Doherty

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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The Role:

  • Construction and repair of Test Equipment for production using various materials, parts and techniques.
  • Working with design to identify the need/benefit of test equipment.
  • Translate specification requirements in to realistic and representative outcomes.
  • Working with the team members, from manufacturing to support investigations and product enhancements.
  • Compilation of documentation including test procedure and reports.
  • Buying parts for Production TE Build.
  • Assembly of surface mount and through hole PCB's, mechanical assembly and testing of monitoring systems

The Person and Requirements

You will be a self-motivated team player with effective communication and influencing skills.

Ideally you will be educated to City and Guilds standard in a relevant discipline, Electronics or machining/Metalwork with demonstrable experience within a manufacturing / engineering environment.

  • A basic knowledge of electronics, a basic knowledge of mechanical design.
  • Use of test rigs and associated test electrical/electronic equipment
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to interpret and create assembly & test instructions
  • Problem solving tools and techniques
  • Clear documentation skills MS Word and MS Excel
  • Familiarity with Requirements Management
  • Interdepartmental liaison skills
  • Aware of export compliance processes and be able to tag items and data (Training Available)
  • Must be able to work on both commercial and military programs (Security Clearance required)
  • Will possess general workshop skills
  • Keep a tidy working environment
  • Cable form manufacturing to include splicing and crimping to the required company standards

Desired Characteristics

  • Able to communicate at all levels i.e. Senior Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, external suppliers, customers and Lab Team.
  • Self-managing the all tasks in a creative flexible, collaborative and proactive way with proven competency.
  • Adaptable technical skills for future development of the lab.
  • Comfortable working and contributing into a rapid, experimental, development, prototype environment.
  • Prepared to work the system to ensure rapid task delivery, covering other job rolls where appropriate.
  • Proven ability to deliver complex tasks with minimal management support.
  • Flexibility and ability to deliver under tight time scales.