Senior Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Manufacturing Engineer

Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
Salary - £32,859 - £35,131
07 Jan 2019
20 Feb 2019

Who we are

Welcome to HMGCC, Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre. Where the most highly innovative and complex communication systems used by the British Government are brought to life. It’s manufacturing like you’ve never known it before. Ours is a world of pioneering products, custom one-offs and very special builds, so there’s always a new challenge to test your skills and keep your mind fresh. Add to that our brand new, state-of-the-art facility and the chance to safeguard our nation - it’s the perfect place to hone your expertise.

What you’ll do

What makes us different is that you’ll get involved in the whole printed circuit manufacturing process – from carrying out basic machine maintenance and chemical additions, to providing creative manufacturing solutions. Working within our modern manufacturing plan, you’ll use your skills and experience to create a wide range of printed circuit boards, all while working with a variety of our customers.

You’ll also:

  • Deal with equipment and chemical suppliers to ensure smooth operation of our processes.
  • Design and manufacture bespoke, high-quality components within challenging and demanding timescales.
  • Take pride in your work and adhere to our procedures, policies and responsibilities including health and safety best practice.
  • Ensure everything you work with is looked after and put back in its place.
  • Be willing to work (paid) overtime when required.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience using UCamco (or similar) software.
  • Proven knowledge of using PCP Softwires or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
  • Working experience in either CNC drill/router or PCB (Printed Circuit Board) ‘wet’ processes.
  • Good computer and communication skills.
  • The desire to produce high-quality work, and the ability to spot and make improvements.
  • To enjoy working in a team and support others to make sure they achieve their goals.
  • Confidence in your ability to get the job done, even under pressure.

High-tech and modern with a real campus feel, our home at Hanslope Park is a Government centre of excellence. We ensure that the Government's cyber security is watertight, so of course our resources are world-class. Here, more than 500 of us (and growing) combine the creative adrenaline of a small-to-medium sized technology company with the in-depth resources and security of a rapidly growing organisation. Join us.

To apply

To find out more and apply, visit

*If you are relocating to the area then we can discuss the possibility of a relocation package.

To apply to HMGCC you must be a born or naturalised British citizen, over 21 years old and primarily have lived in the UK for eight of the last ten years. In addition, one of your parents must be a British citizen, or have substantial ties to the UK.

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