Technical Assistant

Posted 14 June by Sussex Recruitment Ltd

Sussex Recruitment requires a Technical Assistant for their client based near Lewes. The ideal candidate will have min HNC/HND in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, good design/technical ability and a background working in an electronics business. You will be self-motivated with the ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner. A driving licence and transport will be necessary due to occasional commuting between two UK sites.

Key responsibilities

Read drawings and instructions to comprehend the expectations for the product and supplies
Design components that meet the needs and requirements of the customer and budget
Produce outline designs, bills of material and arrange samples
Test and evaluate theoretical designs
Evaluate final product’s overall performance, reliability and safety
Alter and modify design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions
Estimate budget and scope of project
Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems
Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and evaluate new technologies and materials for future needs
Keep accurate documentation

Essential/desired skills

Experience with electronics, magnetic components, electronic transformers

HNC or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Experience of 2D/3D software ideally Solidworks or similar

Ability to read engineering drawings and design components

Be able to test and evaluate designs and modify if necessary to meet requirements

Estimate budget and cost of project, including bills of material

Proficient in MS Office

Driving licence

Person specification

Good attention to detail

Conscientious, self-motivated and responsible

Excellent organisational and problem solving ability

Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner

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Required skills

  • Engineering Drawings
  • Microsoft Office
  • Solidworks
  • Technical Ability
  • Transport

Application questions

Do you have HNC/HND in Electrical or Electronic Engineering?
Are you familiar with 2D/3D Engineering design & manufacturing software ie Solidworks or Autocad?
Are you able to design components and read engineering drawings?
Are you competent with MS Office?
Do you drive and have your own transport?

Reference: 34431144

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