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Electrical Skilled Production Technician

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Role: Electrical Skilled Production Technician

Location: Farnborough

Length of Contract: 6 months

Rate of Pay: Please apply for further details

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday Days - Standard day shift approx. 37 hours per week in office hours with flexible working.


Description of the Job:

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

Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Equipment assembly, test, installation, wiring and system integration of engineering 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 components

Required Skills & Experience:

  • We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
  • Hands-on multi-skilled practical avionic/electronic engineering technician·
  • Experience of hands-on production of hardware and wiring installations·
  • Demonstrated experience / knowledge / delivery of product test phase·
  • Demonstrated knowledge of aerospace or similar production/maintenance processes to high quality standards·
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and interpret requirements into finished products· Conducting and recording of installation and system integration tests·
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team·
  • Demonstrated experience pro-actively solving technical problems·
  • 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


Academic qualifications in an avionic/electronic engineering discipline and /or time served apprenticeship in avionic/electronic manufacture / installation / test or relevant equivalent experience

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Nº employees 11-50
Founding year 2016
Products / Services Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Supply Chain, Sales & Support, Flight Operations, Management
Mission Our purpose is to help people succeed.
overview TARCG is an international Aviation & MRO recruitment partner providing Temporary, Permanent & Headhunting hiring solutions. Created in 2016 by industry professionals, we work with MRO’s, Manufactures, Airlines, Operators, OEM’s, Airports, Rotary, Logistics, VIP & Business, Military & Defence Companies & Regulatory Authorities etc. We are a family run business with a personable approach, and we are committed to delivering the highest quality service through teamwork and trusted partnerships. We have fun, don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we do take the job seriously. Our business is to better match candidates with clients and provide a friendly, professional, and world-class recruitment service.

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