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Senior PCB Engineer

Location: Rochester Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Taylor

Senior PCB Engineer

Rochester - Onsite

£40,000 - £50,000


Pension contributions (up to 14% total), 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays, free shares, flexible working hours.

Senior PCB Engineer needed to join an established electronics engineering firm in Rochester, Kent.

What the role of the PCB Engineer entails:

Some of the main duties of the PCB Engineer will include:

  • Working within a team of PCB Process Engineers to create routings, modify BOMs, author technical instructions, define tooling and write machine programs for prototype, development and production PCB Assemblies
  • Providing general support to the shop floor to resolve any issues and training shop floor technicians in the safe and controlled operation of PCB manufacturing processes
  • Initiating and supporting continuous process improvement efforts to benefit time, cost and quality
  • Working with other PCB Process Engineers to identification new and emerging manufacturing technologies and create business case justifications for capital investment to advance our manufacturing capabilities
  • Working with Engineering to influence the manufacturability of new and emerging designs by ensuring adherence to design rules and process capabilities
  • Generating metrics to illustrate performance

What experience you need to be the successful PCB Engineer:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant engineering or manufacturing discipline
  • Experience of working within a PCBA Manufacturing environment including: SMT, Vapour Phase/Convection Reflow, Wave Solder, Selective Solder, Manual Assembly, Conformal Coating or PCBA Test processes
  • Ability to interpret drawing sets into manufacturing instructions
  • Root cause capability to investigate manufacturing issues that arise during PCB assembly


  • IPC-600, IPC610 and IPC-2581 Qualified
  • Experience working as a PCB Process Engineer in a low volume, high mix and high complexity manufacturing environment
  • Working within an EN9100 / AS9145 compliant environment

To be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a PCB Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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