HAPS Avionics Production Technician

Job Ref: 56249
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 17 April 2018
  • Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Nigel Bishop
  • 02392708532

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HAPS Avionics Skilled Production Technician:

Our client is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. They are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale.

The High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) "Zephyr" is a new, award winning and state-of-the-art solar powered ultralight weight CFRP Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) for use in both commercial and military applications from Airbus Defence and Space.The HAPS Operations team are responsible for the design, build, operation and maintenance of the aircraft throughout its entire lifecycle. They are experiencing phenomenal growth at the moment and, as a result, a number of new roles are being created for Skilled Manufacturing Technicians.The scope of this role is to manufacture to time, cost and quality the new HAPS Zephyr aircraft and associated Ground Support Equipment to fulfil the HAPS Global Business case.Reporting into the HAPS Production Operations Manager, you'll join our ground breaking production team, based in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.TasksYour main tasks and responsibilities will include: Avionic equipment assembly, test, installation, wiring and system integration of UAV's platforms Maintain build records Health and Safety process adherence and reporting Self-certification of work completed Continuous Improvement of the production system Contribution to Problem Solving and corrective action delivery Safe handling and protection of very fragile and flexible componentsSkills & Experience We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:The successful candidate will demonstrate the following: Academic qualifications in an avionic/electronic engineering discipline and /or time served apprenticeship in avionic/electronic manufacture / installation / test Hands-on multi-skilled practical avionic/electronic engineering technician Conducting and recording of installation and system integration tests Demonstrated experience / knowledge / delivery of avionic test phase Demonstrated knowledge of production/maintenance processes to high quality standards Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and interpret requirements into finished products Demonstrated experience pro-actively solving technical problems Experience of hands-on production of avionic hardware and wiring installations Ability to work flexibly as part of a team Quality conscious working method and organised approach to tasks Enjoy using own initiative, working unsupervised and taking responsibility for own task package Enjoy providing technical input and advice to design teams and peers on manufacturing procedures, issues and ideas for improvement

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.