SMT Technician

Portsmouth, Hampshire





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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a SMT Technician on an initial 12-month contract. As a SMT Technician you will be performing all assembly operations and activities relating to the surface mount technology line including – programming, set-up, maintenance, running the line, first off inspection & manual soldering operations in line with ECSS specifications.

Role: SMT Technician
Pay: £38 per hour via umbrella + 20% Uplift
Location: Portsmouth
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week, Monday to Friday – fortnightly rotating double day shifts, 12 Months Contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS


  • Taking responsibility for the completion of assembly work and the recording in relevant documentation in line with -internal processes company lean and quality standards.
  • Maintaining 5S principles and carry out daily audits to keep integration areas (tools, toolboxes, workstations, etc.) clean and organised + respect and maintain tool control system.
  • Mechanical sub assembly and installation of all structural components following installation drawing and procedures.

Essential Skills:

  • Accreditation in soldering operations in conformance with:
  • ECSS-Q-ST-70-08C
  • ECSS-Q-ST-70-28C
  • ECSS-Q-ST-70-38C
  • Proven experience in an assembly, manufacturing or production environment.
  • Previous experience of working with and an understanding of technical documents; drawings, procedures and technical notes.
  • Experience of working in a clean room.
  • Awareness of work place health and safety practices.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of ASM (DEK) stencil printer, Mycronic P&P, BTU reflow oven & X-Ray machine.

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of SAP Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Experience with vapour phase
  • HNC in engineering discipline or equivalent.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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