Job Description

Job Location

Newbury, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate

£12-14.00 per hour

Job Ref:


Electronics Inspector

Our client is looking to recruit an Electronic Inspector to work in a fast-moving production environment, inspecting PCB assemblies to IPC-A-610 (Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies) visually and via Automated Optical Inspection (AOI), and programs the AOI from engineering data.


  • PCB Assembly Inspection – including post SMT inspection and final inspection.

  • AOI Programming – from Engineering data, setup and debug of component tests including presence, part number and solder joints.

  • AOI Inspection – predominantly of SMT components, but also THT where applicable.

  • Continuous Improvement – of procedures and processes to improve efficiency, accuracy and consistency.

Primary Objectives

  • Inspect PCB assemblies to IPC-A-610 (Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies) Class II as standard, Class III where specified.

  • Create consistent reliable new AOI programmes with minimal false calls to create reliable AOI programmes.

  • Resolve, develop and implement AOI problem resolution.

  • Feedback and report on process indicator errors, to improve processes feeding into AOI, to stop waste of time and labour through rework.

  • Keep your area of responsibility maintained clean and organised always.


  • Experience of IPC-A-610 (Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies) is preferred.

  • Problem solving mind-set to resolve root cause of problems and errors.

  • Experience of reading and following work/build instructions.

  • Accurate consistent assembly to target times.

  • Good communication and reporting skills, both verbal and written.

  • Good computer literacy with ability to learn new software.

  • Positive work ethic.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Work in an efficient manner.

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision when required.

  • Ability to multitask effectively and work well under pressure.

  • Good reliability.

  • Flexibility of skills.

Interested in this job? Call us on: 0118 981 1110