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Lab Technician

An entry-level opportunity to master your skills within a hi-tech manufacturing environment

Atlantic Microwave - Braintree, Essex
37.5 hours
Production / Testing

Located in Braintree, Essex, Atlantic Microwave and is a division of the ETL Systems.

Due to continued growth and investment, we are seeking an individual who is looking to advance their career within electronic manufacturing. 


We can offer you:


  • One-to-one training & support
  • Learning in a state-of-the-art manufacturing & test facility
  • Opportunity to practice and master your skills in assembly
  • Continued professional development and career advancement


About your new role


Reporting directly to our Senior NPI Technician, you will gain valuable experience working in of our Test & Assembly department. Building the latest Satellite Communication test equipment in the market today, you will also have the opportunity to further support our advances in technology and help build prototype new products for testing.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Construction of wiring looms
  • Construction of Production and prototype chassis
  • Soldering and modification of printed circuit boards to IPC-610
  • Construction of test jigs
  • Compiling and assembly of simple bills of materials
  • Mechanical modification to housings as necessary
  • Test and measurement of circuits using instruments such as VNA, Oscilloscope, DVM
  • Provide technical assistance in resolving engineering problems
  • Arrange ordering of equipment, parts and lab supplies as necessary
  • Ensuring all Engineering Lab equipment is functional and arranging repair as necessary


What we need from you:


  • Technical qualification or equivalent experience
  • Strong interest in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
  • Soldering skills (IPC-610 standard)


Please note: This is a hands-on-role and will be based 100% on-site.



Next step

Click apply today and a member of our recruitment team will confirm that your application & CV has been received and is being reviewed.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert early should we find a suitable applicant prior to the advertised closing date.

For additional information about the role and responsibilities please refer to the attached job description or you can contact recruitment team by emailing any questions to