electronics technician in peterborough

19 July 2018
chris fine, randstad cpe
job type
£ 16 - £ 22 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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job type
working hours
£ 16 - £ 22 per hour
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chris fine, randstad cpe
01489 560 124
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job description

Electronics Technician required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of of engine technology? Do you have a background strategically controlling the maintenance of equipment, instrumentation and systems? Have you got experience of working in a fast paced R&D / Engineering environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the role for you!

You will play a key role in part of the Electronics, Controls and Instrumentation Department within a dedicated state of the art Europe Research & Development Centre. Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this vacancy is a servicing and maintenance position, with emphasis on electronic and control systems knowledge and experience.

The role will assist engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future instrumentation, components and processes both in laboratory and field environments. Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative.

Key responsibilities:

* Practical, hands-on responsibility for maintenance & servicing of various instrumentation & equipment
* Operating test equipment and conducting diagnostic investigations
* Panel building and validation
* Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of electronic equipment
* Wiring harness build and TPM
* Modifications to facility plant/Test rigs and equipment
* Evaluating new products and processes alongside the engineers

Experience required:


* Either Apprentice qualified in a technical apprenticeship with electrical/electronic bias or equivalent extensive industry experience
* Theoretical knowledge or experience of electronics and control systems
* The capacity for continuous learning
* Must be able to adapt to a fast paced working environment
* Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes
* Customer focus
* Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative
* Strong attention to detail and focus on quality
* High work standards
* A focus on Safety must always remain a priority


* Previous experience in calibrations of test equipment
* Knowledge of measurement systems and equipment, an understanding of possible errors within the measurement chain, this includes, (but is not exclusive to): Speed, Torque, Pressure and Temperature

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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