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Tuesday, 19 October 2021.

Manufacturing Associates

We are looking to recruit Manufacturing Associates who will report to the Team Leader (Production)/Operations Manager and will carry our printed circuit board assembly, including soldering (to IPC standards), ensuring the highest quality and on time delivery in full to the customer.

Key responsibilities include:

• Effective reading and implementation of Job Packs/Route Cards including engineering drawings, work instructions and BOMs (bill of material).

• Soldering to IPC standards.

• Correct identification of through-hole components and their values.

• Through-hole assembly.

• Test, including Takaya, ATE, In-circuit, functional and customer specific equipment.

• Utilisation of machinery (e.g. selective solder, wave solder, conformal coating), tools and equipment to process, to ensure product is manufactured correctly.

• Effectively cleaning PCAs using appropriate processes and machinery.

• Preforming of components/materials.

• Co-ordination of components into the correct component bins according to the bill of material.

• Checking components against the bill of material to ensure accuracy.

• Returning unused materials to stores when build is complete.

• Using factory management system (Aegis) to ensure accurate WIP tracking.

• Safe handling of materials at all times to minimize damage.

• Self- inspection to ensure product is manufactured to customer specification.

• Conforming to Health and Safety requirements at all times. Report all accidents, including near misses, as necessary.

• Actively engaging in continuous improvement activities within your team to identify and implementing improvements in quality, throughput, efficiency, utilisation of resources and customer experience.

• Making use of 6S to maintain a professional standard in the manufacturing area and to ensure a safe working environment.

• Appropriate use and knowledge of all company IT systems.

• Attending company meetings and training courses as appropriate.

The successful candidate may also have:

• Advanced soldering and manufacturing skills including crimping, wiring, torque, calibration to customer specification.

• Soldering rework and repair.

• Soldering rework up to ultra-fine pitch surface mount components.

• BGA rework/repair.

• Track/pad repair.

This list is not exhaustive and in addition to these duties and responsibilities the Manufacturing Associate may be required to carry out any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time.

Key Measures:

• Meeting personal performance and TAKT board requirements.

• 100% quality as per customer specification and work instructions.

• On time delivery of product.

• Achieving customer satisfaction.

• Keeping work area fully compliant with 6S.

The ideal candidate will have:

Essential -

• Good soldering skills (ideally IPC certified) or the potential to be trained to this level.

• Manual dexterity.

• Good attention to detail.

• Thorough and methodical approach.

• Self-motivated and a “can do” attitude.

• Good communication skills.

• Basic IT skills.

• Ability to differentiate between colours for accurate identification of materials.

• Ability to read work instructions and drawings.

Desirable -

• An understanding of manufacturing processes and requirements.

• Experience of through-hole assembly and through-hole multiple-leaded component orientation.

• Experience of electronic component recognition.

• Experience of basic de-soldering techniques.

• The ability to work flexibly when required including weekend working on occasions.

A Criminal Records and right to work check will be requested in the event of an individual being offered the position.

If you wish to be considered, or would like further details, please apply in writing to Sarah Wharton (Receptionist) by sending a copy of your CV together with a covering letter as to why you are interested.

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