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Job Title: Graduate Design Technician

Location: Northampton

Salary: £22,000-£25,000/year

Contract: Permanent

Sector: Manufacturing

Office: Wellingborough

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Graduate Design Technician

Our client is currently looking to appoint a Graduate Design Technician on a permanent basis for a local company based in Northampton.

Hours are Monday to Friday 08.00-17.00pm.

You will be reporting to the R and D Manager.

The overall purpose of the job: The support of electronics design and project activities with R and D

Main Activities / Tasks:

- Assisting in day-to-day R&D new product development activities.
- General duties within the department, such as keeping laboratories and sound-room tidy and well-stocked.
- Setting up and performing sound tests and competitor evaluations.
- Assisting in the building and testing of prototypes.
- Sourcing components for prototype production and testing.
- Writing and performing new product test procedures and recording/presenting results.
- The modification of electronics schematics, with guidance from the Design Engineers.
- The modification of PCB artworks using CAD, with guidance from the Design Engineers.
- Creation and maintenance of parts lists and associated documentation on assigned projects.
- The maintenance and filing of approvals documentation.
- The creation and upkeep of project plans and timescales.
- Coordinating activities between the UK and China design resources on given projects.
- Updating the R&D manager daily and provide written reports.
- Occasional travel to OEMs in the Far East if required.

Person Specification

- 1-2 years’ experience of electronic and/or mechanical design in a consumer audio or electronics environment.
- Degree in electronics or associated engineering subject.
- Training / Technical Skills.
- Some experience of design in a fast-moving engineering environment. Some experience of high voltage valve equipment.
- Some experience in fault testing and diagnosis.
- Knowledge of CAD PCB design.
- A demonstrable aptitude for electronics. Will have been interested in guitar amps, consumer electronics and circuitry, or mechanical construction/design as a hobby or in a previous role.

Experience / Knowledge

- Used to working to tight deadlines.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
- Bass/guitar player.
- High level of attention to detail.
- Highly organised.
- Independent and self-reliant.
- A flexible approach to work.

Personality / Characteristics

- Passion for the music industry.
- A structured engineering approach.

Please call Amanda at the Wellingborough office to discuss the role on 01933 227189.


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