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Senior Electronics Technician

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Electronics
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.
We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our engineering approach starts with different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas – unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way. Today we employ more than 5,800 people around the world in software engineering, mechanical engineering and science-related roles.

About the role

The Senior Electronics Technician is responsible for a wide variety of electronics assembly and test tasks to support current and future Dyson products.  The technician will be responsible for managing and completing their tasks whilst working with the appropriate electronics engineers to validate and improve assembly or test.
The responsibilities for this role will cover the following areas: 
  • Read and understand mechanical and electronic schematics & assembly drawings. 
  • Assembly of prototype PCB boards using both through hole and SMD components from a BOM & from specification. 
  • Ability to build prototype wire harnesses and fit them to test rigs and products. 
  • experience of equipment, tools and methods used to build low volume wire harnesses 
  • Be able to design and build basic electronic circuits. 
  • Build small test rigs for Testing and evaluating electronic designs. 
  • Place component orders for prototype assembly. 
  • Work within the Electronics group advising and supporting others. 
  • Ensuring the laboratories are correctly stocked and maintained (including equipment) to enable testing & prototyping. 
  • Recording and analysis of test results to present to senior colleagues. 
  • Maintain a tidy and safe work place. 

About you

  • Practical experience of building test rigs and carrying out tests commission 
  • Soldering experience & PCB assembly 
  • Programming ICs (integrated circuits) 
  • Knowledge of test rig automation scripting - Labview, python would be desirable but not mandatory 
  • Previous experience of working in a lab environment 
  • A relevant HND / OND qualification would be desirable 
  • Experience of executing test plans to an exact standard, spotting anomalies and reporting back to relevant engineers.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.