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Electronics Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title: Electronics Engineer
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Salary: £35,000-£40,000

Company Overview:
A leading manufacturer of specialist equipment for testing electronics reliability, with over 40 years of industry experience.

Role Outline:
As an Electronics Engineer, you will lead production support and contribute to product development. This hands-on role involves solving production issues, supporting development staff, and ensuring high-quality assembly and calibration of products.

Key Responsibilities of Electronics Engineer:

  • Provide support to production and development teams, customers, and distributors.
  • Lead production support and coordinate with colleagues to resolve issues.
  • Support development and improvement of electronic circuitry with soldering, re-work, and test jig skills.
  • Create and modify PCB schematics, layouts, and BOMs for manufacturing.
  • Ensure all development work aligns with hardware, firmware, and calibration procedures.
  • Collaborate with Production Technicians to maintain effective quality control.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure documentation accuracy and control.

Experience and Qualifications of Electronics Engineer:

  • HNC/HND in Electronic Engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience in electronic production assembly, maintenance, development, and customer support.
  • Experience working in a small business environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively.
  • Ability to fault-find down to component level.
  • Knowledge of calibration methods is essential.

Key Skills of Electronics Engineer:

  • Expertise in microcontroller and DSP-based circuits, embedded firmware development, and analogue circuit functionality.
  • Proficiency in surface-mount and through-hole soldering.
  • Strong electro-mechanical assembly skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office and PCB design software.
  • Analytical skills for test data analysis and quality assurance.

Desirable Skills of Electronics Engineer:

  • Customer-facing communication skills.
  • Knowledge of PCBA manufacture and design standards (e.g., EMC, Low Voltage Directive).
  • Experience in CAD and Circuit Simulation tools.

Benefits of Electronics Engineer:

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Optical contribution.
  • Optional dental scheme.
  • Optional pension.
  • Private medical coverage (optional after 1 year of service).

If you are interested in the Electro-Mechanical Assembler position, please click Apply Now or contact Aiden at Orion Reading today.

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

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing