Technical Engineer

Job ref:
1487
Location:
Capenhurst, Near Chester
Job sector:
Operations - Engineering
Job function:
Operations - Engineering
Salary:
£28,000 - £32,000
Status:
Full Time
Type:
Permanent
Hours:
37 per week

More details

EA Technology is a well-established, positive culture-based company with innovation and creativity at our core. We are a forward thinking, employee-owned business and we live by our values: Contribution, Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration & Fairness. This ensures employee wellbeing is always at the forefront and our amazing people have the autonomy to do their best work.

We encourage and cultivate individual creativeness, understanding that every person at EA Technology is critical to achieving our company goals. This spirit impacts our internal culture and the positive way we interact which is why so many of our employees stay with us long term.

Due to internal promotions, we have a Technical Engineer vacancy so if you have experience working in an electronics production environment and want to work with a great team of people, we’d love to hear from you. The team you’ll be joining are fun to work with, supportive, collaborative and very inclusive.

About the role:
As part of our production team you will complete production testing, calibration and repair of our wide range of instruments. You will have the opportunity to be involved in refining production processes and help bring our growing range of leading edge products to the market.

Your activities will require:
• Soldering electrical and electronic components to a high standard
• Operating standard electrical and electronic test equipment
• Use of In-Circuit debug and programming software
• Fault finding and repair at PCB component level
• Assembly of test rigs and custom fixtures to aid production.
• Understanding and interpreting engineering drawings, technical specifications and work instructions
• Using hand tools safely and effectively
• Potential to travel to UK suppliers to offer technical support

What we’ll need from you:

• Educated to HNC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or a recognised engineering apprenticeship and appropriate work experience
• Experience of working in an electronics production environment
• Experience of new parts introduction processes
• Experience of continuous improvement and lean processes is advantageous
• Current knowledge of safe engineering practices
• Be able to support others and have a flexible teamwork approach to work

What we can offer you:

• £28,000 - £32,000 salary p.a.
• Company performance bonus
• 25 days holiday + stats + 1 day extra after every 3 completed years, to a max of 30
• Flexible working options with genuine career development
• Pension: 8% employer contributions – or cash equivalent
• Group Life Insurance/Group Income Protection/Critical Illness – or cash equivalents
• Private Medical Insurance: single cover – or cash equivalent
• A great work environment with truly amazing colleagues!