Electronics Technician - Higher Apprenticeship

Cambridge Design Partnership Ltd
The Long Barn, Church Road, Toft, Cambridge, CB23 2RF
Competitive salary
30 Nov 2020
14 Jan 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Supporting a multi-disciplinary team of engineers to help create electronic prototypes
  • Support CDP's team of electronic engineers to find faults/tune designs for prototypes
  • Manage prototype PCB builds with the use of external manufacturers, or manage and build complex designs using CDP's in-house population facilities
  • Confidently manage PCB designs with minimal input from design engineers
  • Working within defined quality processes and procedures, you are responsible for ensuring that ISO9001 (and ISO13485 where applicable) standards have been met during the PCB design and manufacturing process
  • Be able to utilise mechanical and electrical CAD packages to be able to test prototypes and design test rigs to test electrical systems
  • Liaise with appropriate internal and external stakeholders at all levels to ensure that engineering and manufacturing operations are completed in line with agreed time scales
  • Produce and maintain reports and ensure product and process documentation is completed and analysed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Decision making
  • Time management
  • Substantial amount of work experience in the engineering industry e.g. completion of aLevel 3 Engineering Apprenticeship/or work experiencein an engineering field

Personal qualities

  • Open and approachable individual who is friendly and confident
  • Creative
  • Own initiative
  • Hardworking
  • Ambitious
  • Good judgement
  • Dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • BTEC, OND or similar in a technical discipline required
  • 5 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above, including mathematics, English, and a science
  • Engineering related Apprenticeship in form of NVQ Level 3 (if applicable)
  • Essential work history of being involved in the Engineering industry

Future prospects

  • Strong career progression - if successful they will receive a pay rise
  • Progression to Senior Electronics Technician or Electronics Engineer

Things to consider

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas you receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 12% non-contributory pension
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday

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