Main Purpose and Scope of Job
purpose and scope of this role is to work on assembling numerous assemblies,
including populating and / or reworking PCB assemblies as necessary and
assembly of coaxial cables, connectors and electro-mechanical parts. For a suitable
candidate, this role could expand later to include testing, mainly with the use
of automated or semi-automated test equipment.
The Prototype Technician
reports to the Production Director.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
duties and responsibilities of the Prototype Technician include:
- Soldering of components down to 0201
packages onto PCBs.
- Assembly, 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.
- Ensuring 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 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.
- Working with the Production Director to
implement a continuous programme of improvement of the safety and
efficiency of the assembly process.
Skills and Experience Required
In order to be
able to successfully fulfil these responsibilities it is expected that the Prototype
Technician will be strongly results orientated with an eye for detail and have
good knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:
experience of working with small-scale package components.
experience of working with a wide range of soldering equipment for both
- assembly and rework activities.
with basic test equipment and / or automated test equipment is desirable.
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.