Production Technician - Wiring / Soldering (PCB)

BAE Systems
England, Rochester, Kent
Closing date
5 Sep 2019
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Production Technician with outstanding Wiring / Soldering

Are you an enthusiastic and talented Production Technician with outstanding Wiring / Soldering skills? Are you looking to join a company that is world leading in innovation and technology? If so we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our site based in Rochester.

As a Production Technician (Wiring / Soldering) you will work within an integrated manufacturing / repair / project team to build, wire and/or inspect an assembly or sub assembly using our Manufacturing Execution System, working on state of the art equipment including advance pilot control systems and advanced pilot displays

In this role you will complete each operation, whether using paperwork or electronic aids, to set target times ensuring the standard of quality is also met.

HOURS: Twilight shift - 4 day shift Monday - Thursday 2pm-12am

Your main responsibilities as a Production Technician (Wiring / Soldering) will involve:

Wiring/soldering and assembling electronics

Undertaking inspection or test where trained and requested to do so

Working strictly to our MES electronic work instructions against IPC standard, to achieve the standard required

Maintaining accurate written and electronic records are essential

Your skills:

Ability to wire/solder to the IPC standard would be advantageous

Experience in defence industry /electronics would be advantageous

Basic inspecting/fitting/test experience would be advantageous

IT Literate

What we're looking for in you

You will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Be dexterous and have a keen eye for detail

Be able to work to deadlines

Have a strong work ethic and can-do attitude


Location: Rochester, Kent UK

Salary: £Dependent on Experience + 25% shift premium

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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