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Graduate Electronics Technician (25427)

Cambridge - North
up to £25k plus bonus

Assemble and test complex instrumentation and develop engineering skills

Our client’s high-value innovative scientific instrumentation products are used globally. They are currently looking for a Graduate Engineer to join their growing team to assemble and test these instruments. This is a super opportunity to develop your hands-on skills and knowledge alongside professional engineers and physicists.

The ideal candidate will have practical hands-on abilities in electronics and mechanical engineering, able to show a good understanding of circuit designs, PCBs and mechanical design.

The role involves the assembly and troubleshooting of precision high-cost instruments, incorporating electronics and complex sensors. Each instrument setup is customised for various applications and customers, providing a variety of technical challenges.

Experience / skills required:

  • BEng in electronics – most likely incorporating a high level of practical work.
  • Use of measurement and test equipment of high tech electronics and sensor systems.
  • Good surface mount soldering skills and assembly of PCBs.
  • Ability to interpret circuit diagrams and mechanical drawings.
  • Practical skills with hand and power tools, displaying manual dexterity and co-ordination.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, including documentation.
  • Ability to maintain component stocks in the lab in an orderly manner.
  • Working as part of a cohesive team, with potential for travel to installation sites.

The role offers excellent scope to develop your technical skills rapidly across a wide range of areas, working as part of the team of electronics engineers, systems engineers and mechanical engineers.

Keywords: PCB assembly, test, soldering, prototypes, circuit diagrams, CAD, mechanical, Cambridge.

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