Assembly Technician

Last updated: 3 days ago
Expires: 1 month from now
Job Role:
Aircraft type:
United Kingdom

Job description

Job Summary

Hand assembly and soldering of electronic PCB's, Micro Integrated Circuits, substrates and general assemblies to ESA (European Space Agency)/MIL SPEC (Military Specification) standards.

This includes analogue, digital and radio frequency type products.

The role requires -

A very high level of manual dexterity.

A very high standard of quality workmanship.

Attention to minute detail - significant amount of the work is carried out using binocular microscopes.

Reporting To

Team Leader

Skills/Experience Required

Essential -

  • Trained in Clean room disciplines and procedures, including ESD (Electrostatic Discharge)
  • Trained in the use of associated manufacturing processes, machines and tooling, including cleaning tanks, tape bonding machines, vacuum attachment of modules and component forming.
  • Trained in the use of chemical adhesives, epoxies, and glues. Including weighing, mixing and traceability control.
  • Understanding of health and safety requirements and controls.
  • Understanding of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)
  • Working to electrical drawings, wiring schedules and BOMs (Bills of Material).
  • Maintenance of accurate work records and documentation to enable full traceability of product, parts and workmanship.
  • Use of sap company electronic business tools.
  • Prototype wiring and new product development including working unsupervised from minimal information and verbal instructions.

Education & Training

Essential - ESA Qualified Assembly accreditation

Working Pattern

Monday to Friday - fortnightly rotating double day shifts - regular opportunity for extra hours mid-week & weekends




Possible extension after initial contract duration

Base of Work

This role will be working on site full time - free parking is provided

Reason for vacancy

Maternity/Paternity cover

Interview Process

One stage interview - on site (work clothes and safety footwear required for a skills test)

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Electrostatic Discharge, SAP