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Surface Mount Engineer

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Ethan Muse

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Job Description

Job Title: Surface Mount Engineer

Location: Atherstone, Coventry

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours / Days:

  • 07:45 – 16:45 – Monday – Thursday
  • 07:45 – 12:45 – Friday

Salary: £10-12ph

Immediate start available

The Company:

Our client, a leading UK manufacturer for the electronics industry based in Atherstone, are looking for an experienced Surface Mount Engineer, to join their long-standing team. The company specialises in the design and development of small to large scale SMT assembly products.

Role & Main Duties:

  • Setting Up & Maintenance of SMT Machines
  • Working in line with production specifications
  • Conducting IPC checks in relevant areas
  • Working in a strong team-based environment
  • Calibrating equipment
  • Following production schedules & offering input on improvements for such schedules/processes
  • Quality control

Qualities required:

    • Multi skilled – with experience in surface mount high volume manufacturing environment
    • Flexible – ability to undertake general equipment repairs & maintenance as required
    • Self-starting & highly motivated – impeccable time & attendance and a ‘can do’ attitude
    • High safety standards – demonstrable by examples – ie; knowledge of risk & method statements, safe systems of work etc.
    • PC skills – must be a proficient user of Office based programs and company based software
    • Able to interpret mechanical and electrical elements of the production equipment through diagrams/manuals.
    • Able to detect areas for improvements in the production equipment, and monitor the progression of such improvements.
    • Make adjustments (set-ups) in the machinery and equipment necessary for the development of the production process
    • Carry out corrective maintenance or repair on the equipment and machinery required by the production areas
  • Carry out preventive maintenance services on equipment

The Candidate:

  • Mechanical engineering background required and the ability to read from technical/engineering drawings
  • Understanding of SMT/PCB Electronics industry, with electrical and mechanical bias
  • Strong IT Skills – Ability to pick up in-house systems and use of Office based programs
  • Electrical/Mechanical multi-discipline based qualifications will be advantageous

Immediate interview available so please contact Ethan @ Regional Recruitment Services on 0116 366 7605, or click “Apply Now” to send your CV directly to

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