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Electrical Manufacturing Technician

Company: Thales    Location: Glasgow
Core Benefits:
Cash Plan, Gain share Incentive Plan, Notable Pension Contribution and
27 days holiday per year plus one additional company day


is an exciting opportunity to join our Land and Air Systems (LAS)
Optronics business unit as an electrical manufacturing engineer
working with key specialist technologies relating to fuze electronics.
This role would be ideal for an electrical technician with experience in
soldering with a background in both small and medium electronics. We
are looking for a motivated technician whos used to working in a team
environment who is passionate about solving problems.

expert teams develop solutions that provide sophisticated real-time
intelligence for soldiers in the field. From horizon-to-horizon airborne
reconnaissance to technology that captures and relays over nine million
pixels every second, our products include some of the most advanced
reconnaissance systems in the world. So whether our people are
developing next-generation infrared and thermal imaging, liaising with
global customers or providing essential business support, they play a
key role in information and enabling critical decisions.

Key responsibilities and tasks:
perform complex manufacturing operations in accordance with the
associated documentation provided - this must be done so to the quality
standards expected in a timely and professional manner)

To adhere to the defined company processes when carrying out all tasks

Perform self-assessment and approval of products

Input and support on continuous improvement actions being worked on within the industry

able to detect any fault or non-compliance and if necessary raise the
alert contribute to diagnostics and the finding of the cause/root

Manage and record build configuration of product/s

Use the specified company tools (IBS, Palma etc.) when carrying out product assembly tasks

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
Experience in working within an Industrial/Engineering environment is essential

IPC trained and accredited (IPC J standard soldering qualification is required)

Ability to assemble and test product to a high standard

Ability to perform complex electrical operations involving wiring and component soldering to IPC standards

To have an awareness / understanding of Manufacturing processes

Focussed on meeting deadlines with good time management and prioritisation skills

The ability to work on own initiative when required

The ability to work and contribute as a team player

A basic level of PC skills

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