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Date Added: Wed 08/11/2023

Assembly Technician

Buckman Corner, RH13, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25000 - £26000/annum

Weald Electronics is looking for a skilled Assembly Technician to join our dynamic team in Slinfold, near Horsham and excel in a hands-on manufacturing environment.

Assembly Technician
Horsham, RH13 0RN

*    Full time, permanent
*    Salary £25,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

About Weald Electronics:

A major UK manufacturer of electronic and electrical connectors and accessories for military and demanding industrial applications, Weald Electronics leads the way in high performance interconnection solutions.

We are looking for an Assembly Technician to produce fibre and copper cable assemblies and other electrical items in accordance with Company requirements.

About the role:

Working with the Assembly Supervisor and Assembly Technicians, you will ensure the accurate and timely build of Fibre Optic and Copper Cable Assemblies and other assemblies from technical drawings.

Together with the Weald Quality Technician and Engineering department, you will operate and maintain the Company's special purpose assembly equipment to produce the above.

Assist in timely and accurate assembly and testing of cables, connectors and piece parts.

Problem-solving and fault finding, particularly in relation to assemblies and new equipment.

Other assembly-related activities to support the assembly areas, within known capability, as and when required.

At all times, operate to relevant Company quality standards and guidelines.

To be in the running, you will need:

*    Competence in soldering essential, preferably to IPC standard, with copper cable/wire preparation an advantage.
*    Knowledge of fibre optic termination an advantage, but not essential as training will be given.
*    Attention to detail and high level of accuracy is essential, as is the ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative.
*    Basic level computer literacy to operate internal Company systems.
*    An aptitude towards technology essential.
*    The ability to take a logical approach when undertaking tasks and a willingness to learn new skills.
*    Problem-solving and fault finding.
*    Ability to develop and integrate new equipment.
*    A team player, dependable, efficient.
*    A good standard of general education, ideally to GCSE level.
*    Must be able to respond to pressure in a positive manner, with an adaptable and flexible 'can-do' attitude.

What's in it for you?

This position is a great opportunity to join a well-established, family-owned Company with an excellent reputation and a very low staff turnover.

As well as a competitive salary and early finish on a Friday, we operate a Company bonus scheme and long-term service awards.  You will be entitled to 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) with a rise to 33 days with service, pension scheme and access to their private medical scheme and free car parking.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience includes Soldering Technician, Fibre Optic Technician, Electronic Assembler, Cable Technician, Wiring Technician, Electro-Mechanical Assembler, Electronics Operator, Connector Technician
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