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Electronics Assembly Technician


Barnstaple, Devon

Pay rate, Salary

£21131.76 - £23000.00 per annum

Contract Type



Job Role: Electronics Assembly Technician
Location: Barnstaple
Hours: Permanent, Full time
Salary: £21,131.76 - £23,000 DOE

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Job description

Job Role: Electronics Assembly Technician
Location: Barnstaple
Hours: Permanent, Full time
Salary: £21,131.76 - £23,000 DOE

Acorn by Synergie is excited to be recruiting Magnetic Manufacturing Operatives for their client, a leading global electronics company at their Barnstaple Facility.

Scope of the role:

Working as an essential part of the assembly team, the Electronics Assembly Technician will be directly manufacturing Electrical based products in accordance with recognised industry standards to Detailed Drawings/Schedules & specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

* A strong safety-orientated approach in accordance with "Zero Harm" initiatives. It also requires the ability to manufacture
* check & follow detailed build instructions to a high degree of accuracy in a timely manner in line with expected costed time restraints.
* Complete manufacturing tasks within a Quality Accredited environment, in accordance with both General Manufacturing and Aerospace controls.
* The role requires a zero tolerance to defects & proactive outlook on an improvements culture with a view of continuous improvement.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes


* Knowledge of basic electrical concepts.
* Electronic and Electro-Mechanical assembly and hand soldering.
* Ability to read blueprints and designs and interpret.
* Previous experience within an Electronics/Assembly Technician Role
* Assembly experience.
* Soldering, crimping and wiring skills.
* Experienced in Aerospace industry or similar industry.
* Extensive experience in working in low volume, high product mix, build-to-print environments, and design to spec environments.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Ability to thrive under pressure and deliver against deadlines.
* Experience in the use of ERP/Shop booking systems.
* Good numeracy and literacy skills are essential.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Able to work as part of a team in order to satisfy the needs of schedules and deadlines.


* Accreditations in IPC 610/620 or Recognised Similar such ESA/ECS
* Experience of Accredited Quality Systems such as ISO9001 or AS9100
* Knowledge or experience of Lean manufacturing or production techniques
* Formal Apprenticeship in electronics engineering


In addition to adopting a great working atmosphere, our client is also pleased to offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits including:

* Discounted Gym membership
* Life assurance
* Fresh fruit and hot drinks
* Cycle to work scheme
* Company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period)
* Contributory pension scheme
* Medical Cover
* Performance related Incentive Bonus Scheme
* Free Parking

Working Hours:

Dreaming of a better work/life balance? Our client is currently trialling a 4-day working week
Monday to Thursday 7.15am to 5.30pm.

Company overview:

Our client believes that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future. Whether its advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people - working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world.

If you are interested, please apply below. For more information and an informal discussion about the role please call the Barnstaple Office on 01271 343222 or email [email protected]

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Our specialist consultant
Jemma Wheelden

Account Coordinator

Jemma Wheelden


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