Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician Job in Dorchester, Dorset at Cygnus Instruments Ltd

Dorchester, Dorset, Full Time £15k - £20k

Role Electro-Mechanical Assembly Technician

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Production Department reporting to the Production Manager. This position will be part of a tight-knit Production Team, within the company’s Operations Dept.  The Assembly Technician will be recruited on a trainee basis and thereafter expected to:


execute electro-mechanical assembly and sub-assembly in all product areas as trained
solder components/wires to circuit boards
operate manual tools, power tools and simple machinery used in mechanical sub-assembly
assemble printed circuit boards into final product units
read, interpret and follow work instructions, simple blueprints, and other written material
recognise electrical components and basic functions
follow basic quality assurance procedures/requirements
use basic electronic assembly techniques
have basic computer skills
perform other duties as required

A full in-house training programme will be provided on a 1-to-1 basis to cover all required assembly skills and procedures

Permanent position

Starting salary: £9 per hour (£16,380 gross salary per annum) rising with successful progression through training program.

Following successful completion of a probationary period, the other benefits are:

·        Employers’ pension contribution 3.5% of salary

·        Permanent Health Insurance (which pays half your salary over long-term illness)

·        Death in Service (3 x salary)

·        Private Medical Insurance (please note this is a taxable benefit and is therefore optional)

20 days annual leave, with an additional day of leave earned after every full year of service, up to 25 days’ maximum.

Cygnus invests in its employees.  Over the long term, we always support training and develop opportunities, where the fit is right for both the company and the individual.

Company profile Established in 1983, Cygnus Instruments Ltd designs and manufactures state of the art ultrasonic measuring equipment used in industrial and subsea applications. Our headquarters are based in Dorchester with global distribution and sales networks. Quality is of paramount importance at Cygnus Instruments Ltd, our well-established brand is upheld in everything we do.

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