Graduate Opportunity

Test Technician

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Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Air Traffic Management, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.

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Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Providing support to Production through first line support of test equipment breakdowns
  • Fault finding and driving improvements to equipment reliability and safety
  • Supporting the Test Engineering function in the smooth transfer of new products into production
  • Calibration and preventative maintenance of test equipment and fixtures
  • Supporting new test equipment release into manufacturing
  • Training of operators on correct use of test equipment
  • Identifying test and build improvements within company products.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of improvement techniques (e.g. DFMA, Value Engineering, Kaizen, 5S)
  • Knowledge and experience of Electronic systems/components
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Ability to interpret drawings and specifications
  • Ability to work well within a team and to obtain co-operation and lead change
  • Self-motivated with ability to see innovative solutions to problems and the enthusiasm to drive them to a successful conclusion
  • HNC or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or other relevant subject.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: R0059913
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Glasgow
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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