Trainee Test Technician

Location: Weymouth, Dorset Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alex Spraggett

Trainee Test Technician


Trainee Test Technician needed for a multinational Defence and Electronics organisation based in Weymouth who are looking to employ a Trainee Test Technician with a willingness to perform hands-on tasks in a workshop/ testing environment working to appropriate standards within an ISO 9001 Quality System and who is able to read and create basic electronic designs/circuit diagrams.

The successful Trainee Test Technician will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits package (car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sports and Social club
  • Free parking
  • 4x your annual salary in life assurance
  • 5-hour work week

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Trainee Test Technician will include:

  • Electronically test items from production, in accordance with customer specifications and by completing relevant test documentation.
  • Fault finding to component level using customer circuit diagrams
  • Write and maintain process notes for all products tested
  • Carry out visual inspections to IPC610 on all products tested.
  • Record defect information.
  • Assist in internal audits
  • Escalate failures and assist in analysing data.
  • Support the Production Supervisor on quality defects.
  • Repair and maintain test equipment (where appropriate)
  • Identify future equipment requirement
  • Support products on and off site (where necessary)
  • Assist in the compilation of process notes for testing of all product variants
  • Complete product tests to agreed schedules.
  • Assist in writing profiles for environmental ovens.
  • Strive to meet zero defects. Investigate, identify and rectify

What you need to be the successful Trainee Test Technician:

In order to be the successful Trainee Test Technician and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, able to prioritise work and learn quickly whilst working alongside experienced colleagues.
  • Technically strong with an enquiring mind, willing to learn, contribute effectively and take full ownership of tasks
  • Willing to perform hands-on tasks in a workshop/ testing environment working to appropriate standards within an ISO 9001 Quality System.
  • Able to read and create basic electronic designs/circuit diagrams
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Test Technician 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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