Electronic Manufacturing Technician

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    £35000 - £40000 per annum

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    Tommy Collishaw

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    Tommy Collishaw

iO Associates have partnered with an global aerospace and defence technology innovator in the search for a Manufacturing Technician to join their team in Farnborough.

The company provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains, with around $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.
The Farnborough site specialising in secure ground and airborne communication and network systems for the US military, international forces and commercial customers.

They are looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join their Operations Department. The role will require the ability to troubleshoot to component level using Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), circuit diagrams and debug software.

You will report directly to the Operations Manager and will be responsible for Fault Finding to component level on both RF modules and complex CCA's, performing assembly/test of highly complex assemblies used in military communications, conduct Special To Type Equipment (STTE) acceptance and/or qualification and/or type tests.

The role will involve some design/development and improvements to existing processes and procedures for new products working to tight timescales.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Broad knowledge of component level troubleshooting

  • UK national, Eligible for Security Clearance

  • Experience with RF components desirable

In return you will receive a salary of £40,000 along with benefits that include:

  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days

  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover

  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution

  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)

  • Group income protection

  • Flexible opt-in extras such as a health care cash plan, dental insurance, gym membership, critical illness cover and cycle to work scheme

  • Employee assistance program providing mental health and wellbeing support

Important to know
Due to the nature of our work many our roles require a UK nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet the requirement of right to work in the UK and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and will be subject to government security checks.

If you meet most of these criteria and you would like to find out more, don't hesitate to get in touch and apply today.