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PCB Inspector


Job Description:

Job Title: PCB Inspector

Job Location: Wokingham

Job Type: 3-6month contract

Rate: £15-16 per hour PAYE - £19-21 per hour LTD/umbrella - EXEMPT FROM IR35


Due to a period of growth we are looking for an experienced PCB Inspector to join our client for a 3-6 month contract.


As a PCB Inspector your duties will include: 

  • Visual Inspection: Visually inspect PCBs (printed circuit boards) to ensure they meet quality standards. This involves checking solder joints, components, and overall workmanship.
  • Quality Standards: Ensure that products adhere to the IPC-A-610 standard, which defines acceptability criteria for electronic assemblies. This includes classifying defects based on severity (e.g., class 1, 2, or 3).
  • Documentation: Read and interpret quality policies, procedures, drawings, and other relevant documentation. This helps maintain consistency and compliance during inspections.
  • Receiving Inspection: When materials arrive in the warehouse, inspect them for quality. This includes dimensional checks, surface finish assessment, and verifying assembly quality.
  • Final Inspection: Before products are shipped, perform a final inspection. This ensures that the assembled PCBs meet all quality requirements.
  • Rework: Rework PCBAs to the highest standards. Components down to 0201


The successfully PCB Inspector will ideally have the below experience:

  • Must be previously certified to J and IPC standard
  • A history of PCB assembly
  • A history of PCB inspection
  • A knowledge of all common electronic assembly standards
  • Good component knowledge
  • A knowledge of AOI


If you are interested in this PCB Inspector role please click "apply" or contact Sami at Orion Reading, thank you.




Due to the volume of applications we receive unfortunately, we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing