Trainee Electrical Assembler | Edenbridge | £11.85ph | PERMANENT

Overview

As a Trainee Electrical Assembler, you can expect a full-time, permanent contract, competitive pay, and annual bonus. It’s an ideal opportunity for those looking to move away from less secure or low-paid industries. We’ve seen success in placing individuals from catering, retail and basic production positions.

NO PRIOR experience is needed making this role ideal for those looking to kick start a career. What is crucial is that you’ve a willingness to learn, are happy working with your hands and fit in with the business culturally.

As a Trainee Electrical Assembler, you’ll help build & test a variety of bespoke and stock products for a truly global client base.  Our client is seeking individuals with a naturally techy mindset who are willing to learn to support them through this surge in work.

Previous successful candidates have had interests in building their own gaming PCs, general tinkering with their car or even a track record in DIY.

Responsibilities

As a Trainee Electrical Assembler, you’ll be taught how to:

  • Work from technical drawings
  • Conduct basic inspection of finished products
  • Use test equipment to ensure units function as expected
  • Connect a variety of different modules / components together in a network
  • Carry out testing on the completed units
  • Follow workflow instructions to help sign off units
  • Basic wiring through the units in a tidy manner


Background

The successful Trainee Electrical Assembler will:

  • Have a genuine desire to learn
  • Feel confident in using hand and power tools
  • Have previous experience with computers
  • Ideally have had exposure to a manufacturing environment
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have their own transport or live locally


Employer

Rubicon Recruitment’s client is an established manufacturer of quality and bespoke products specifically engineered to meet the varied demands of an ever-growing automated TECH sector.  Using innovative and award-winning technologies they’ve developed customer specific solutions for national government, public and private services for 70 years. The company operator out of a state-of-the-art facility with free on site parking. 

Other benefits include:

  • An annual bonus (average of around £1,000)
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Working for an employee-owned business
  • Security
  • Monday to Friday working week (no more weekends or evenings!)

For more information on your next career step please apply via this advert. We’re expecting a large number of applications to this position so please apply sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment. 

INDEDE

CAD Technician, Blandford, £34,800

Purpose of the role

As an CAD Technician, you will perform a variety of design/drafting activities and process administration for the Design function. In particular to support the Design Engineer and Senior Design Engineer in achieving departmental objectives.

Background 

Rubicon People Partnership’s client is an established manufacturer of quality and bespoke products specifically engineered to meet the varied demands of an ever-growing health sector. Using innovative and award-winning technologies they’ve developed customer specific solutions for national government, public and private services for 70 years.

Benefits include: Company pension (4.5%), Life Assurance, Company Sick pay, 25 days annual holiday (excluding statutory holidays), Holiday entitlement increases with Long Service after 3 years service.

Working hours are likely to be 07:30 – 16:00 M-F.

As a CAD Technician, your responsibilities will include

  • Develop concepts through to production for new products and/or components.
  • Assess Engineering Change Notes and were deemed necessary, develop new concepts and/or deliver design changes to existing products in response.
  • Revise and update existing drawings for products and/or components to ensure they accurately reflect design changes.
  • Ensure design documentation is completed consistently and in accordance with training and procedures and is fully checked and signed off prior to issue.
  • Work in collaboration with the Design team to support new product idea generation, including but not limited to, carrying out materials and manufacturing research and sourcing potential new suppliers.
  • Provide support and information for the Production Engineer to ensure that BOM accuracy is maintained within the ERP system.
  • Provide support for Production Engineering, Production & Sales with respect to design related issues.

As a CAD Technician, you will have

  • Experience using CAD software.
  • Experience with sheet metal or light fabrication would  be advantageous.
  • High level of care and attention to detail – self-motivated, proactive and dedicated.
  • Able to work in a small team and be keen to learn.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If this role is for you:

Call Charlie, on 01202 688 555 for more information about this CAD Technician vacancy or apply to this advert.

INDENGHV

Production Engineer, Poole, £40,000

Purpose

As a Production Engineer, you will support the NPI team, introducing new products into production. You will also support existing product lines and be involved in lean initiatives and seek to optimise the production process through waste elimination and six sigma projects.

Employer

This is a great opporunity to work for a market leading engineering business, who offer a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, and a company funded benefits package, which includes:

  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options.
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave
  • Pension: Excellent pension scheme
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free 24 hour medical and mental health support
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees

You must be eligible for full security clearance and access to UK-caveated and ITAR controlled information.

Production Engineer Responsibilities

  • Maintain and enhance product build documentation and test specifications.
  • Improve existing processes and procedures for improvements to manufacturing quality, efficiencies and repeatability.
  • Identify and collate production concerns and lead solutions for improved product design for manufacture.
  • Own all production raised product concerns and investigation required to arrive at suitable rectifying actions.
  • Provide technical support to production technicians, sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Function as the primary intermediary between production and engineering departments.
  • Lead the design and implementation of all required tooling, jigs and fixtures for both in house and external production.

Production Engineer Skills & Experience

  • Experience in Electronics manufacturing and awareness to mechanical considerations.
  • Proactive ability to take ownership of issues raised from identification to implementation of effective solutions.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to best support forecast production requirements.
  • Experience working to deadlines and multiple tasks at any one time.

If this role is for you

Call Charlie, on 01202 688 555 for more information about this Production Engineer vacancy or apply to this advert.

Our team guarantees complete confidentiality and will never submit candidate’s details or share them with a third party without first obtaining their permission. Here at Rubicon, our dedicated team take the time to review each and every application, please help us by submitting your CV in a Word document to allow us to more easily upload your details on to our system.

INDENGHV

Electronic Systems Engineer, Poole, £50,000pa

Purpose 

As an Electronic Systems Engineer, you will play a key role in helping to develop initial engineering and technology concepts and requirements into a safe and reliable system. You’ll be confident in bridging the gap between theoretical models to practical applications.

To be considered for this position, you must be eligible for full Security Clearance, including ITAR and UK-caveated controlled information.

Background & Benefits:

Rubicon’s client is a market leader, renowned for developing and delivering cutting-edge technology into the Defence, Aerospace and Space industries. Offering a commitment to learning and development, flexible working hours and a competitive benefits package, the needs of both employees and customers are core to their way of doing business.

As an Electronic Systems Engineer you’ll benefit from:

  • Bonus scheme.
  • Flexible hours with hybrid working options. 
  • Benefits package including private healthcare, dental schemes, technology, and lifestyle options.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to buy/sell.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme with access to free 24 hour medical and mental health support.

As an Electronic Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Contribute to early concept studies, investigating the application of emerging technologies in future projects.
  • Engage with stakeholders to define requirements for new systems.
  • Design and integrate new functionality into existing products.
  • Develop prototype ideas into concepts, communicating their value to the team. 
  • Review non-conformance reports and carry out root cause investigations and identify bugs and anomalies.
  • Reduce reliance on manual unit testing while developing your knowledge of automation.

The successful Electronic Systems Engineer will be able to demonstrate familiarity with:

  • Circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, PCB layout, prototype, test & debug
  • Embedded systems and programming (such as C, Python, VB, etc).
  • Product safety / FMECA / Fault Tree analysis.
  • Verification and validation.
  • Data capture, analysis and technical reporting & presentation.
  • Machine vision / video analysis.
  • Additive manufacturing / 3D printing.

If this role is for you, call Ollie on 01202 688555 for more information about this Electronic System Engineer vacancy or apply to this advert. 

Our team guarantees complete confidentiality and will never submit candidate’s details or share them with a third party without first obtaining their permission. Here at Rubicon, our dedicated team take the time to review each and every application, please help us by submitting your CV in a Word document to allow us to more easily upload your details on to our system. 

INDENGHV 

Machine Shop Supervisor, Salisbury, £40’000pa

Purpose

As a Machine Shop Supervisor for this established engineering company, you will be a pivotal member of the company. You’ll have a 50/50 split between the shopfloor and office, between the shopfloor and office, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the machine shop as well as utilising your CNC skills in programming, setting, and operating machines. This role would be suited to a skilled machinist looking for the next step in their career.

Employer / Benefits

Rubicon People Partnership’s client are a highly accomplished, successful engineering business who specialise in automotive restoration. There is a real family feel throughout the business with most staff having been with them for several years. In recent years the business has invested heavily in its future with the purchasing of some very expensive and high-tech machinery. There are further plans for expansion over the next 5 years. Continued profitable growth have led to this Machine Shop Supervisor vacancy and benefits include:

  • Day shifts (37.5 hours a week)
  • 20 days holiday increasing by 1 day per year of service (capped at 25 days), plus the bank holidays
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Benefits package with Eden Red which includes retail, utilities and holiday discounts to name a few and employee assistance
  • Employer’s pension
  • Free parking
  • Supported and guided learning with opportunities for training and development

Responsibilities

As a Machine Shop Supervisor your responsibilities will include:

  • Working both on the shopfloor and in the office (50/50 split)
  • Producing work schedules and arranging the day to day running of the machine shop
  • Being the first point of contact for any issues within the machine shop
  • Coordinating with other departments to determine best possible methods, practices and processes
  • Producing tooling and fixtures as required
  • Programming, setting and operating CNC machines
  • Assist with prototyping and development
  • Maintenance of the machinery and managing services for machines and equipment

Background

As a Machine Shop Supervisor, you’ll have:

  • Previous experience working within a machine shop programming, setting and operating CNC machinery
  • Ideally have some prior supervisory experience either within an established role or perhaps covering for a leader when necessary
  • Good communication, planning and organisational skills to manage the day to day running of the machine shop and operators
  • A consistent employment history with references available
  • Residence within sensible distance to our customers site as relocations won’t be considered

Interested?

To show your interest in this Machine Shop Supervisor vacancy please apply to this advert with an up-to-date CV showing your relevant experience.

INDENGHV

Key words: machine, machinery, supervisor, team leader, engineering, engineer, production, manufacturing, CNC, milling, turning, fabrication

Quality Inspector, Salisbury, £30’000

Purpose

As a Quality Inspector for this established engineering company, you will play a crucial part in ensuring that what is produced is in line with customers’ expectations and each day will vary dependant on the departments focus.

Employer / Benefits

Rubicon People Partnership’s client are a highly accomplished, successful engineering business who specialise in automotive restoration. There is a real family feel throughout the business with most staff having been with them for several years. In recent years the business has invested heavily in its future with the purchasing of some very expensive and high-tech machinery. There are further plans for expansion over the next 5 years. Continued profitable growth have led to this Quality Inspector vacancy and benefits include:

  • Day shifts (37.5 hours a week)
  • 20 days holiday increasing by 1 day per year of service (capped at 25 days), plus the bank holidays
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Benefits package with Eden Red which includes retail, utilities and holiday discounts to name a few and employee assistance
  • Employer’s pension
  • Free parking
  • Supported and guided learning with opportunities for training and development

Responsibilities

As a Quality Inspector your responsibilities will include:

  • Visually inspect components and assemblies for obvious defects
  • Read technical drawings in both Metric and Imperial measurements
  • Use a variety of inspection tools including Verniers and Micrometres
  • Work with the production lines and assembly teams to rectify issues
  • Record and document findings for identification of reoccurring problems and trends
  • Carry out packaging and manufacturing inspections, sampling, and testing of incoming components and raw materials to ensure that company standards are met
  • Assist with drafting inspection procedures and validate or troubleshoot testing methods

As a Quality Inspector, you’ll have:

  • An engineering background, either within inspection or within another shopfloor role with transferable skills
  • A genuine passion about all things engineering
  • Ability to work in a very small team and a proactive attitude as this role involves working alone at times
  • Good communication skills to liaise with various departments within the business
  • Competency working with computers
  • A consistent employment history with references available

Interested?

Call Scott, on 01202 688 555 for more information about this Quality Inspector vacancy or apply to this advert with an up-to-date CV showing your relevant experience. Please note in order to be successful for this role you must live locally.

INDENG

Key words: quality, inspection, inspector, tester, testing, engineering, manufacturing, production

Warehouse Operative | £24,000 | Edenbridge

Are you technically minded and passionate about contributing towards the success of an engineering business? Do you want to get stuck in and learn new skills within a technical environment?

Rubicon’s client is a well-established manufacturing company within the Tech Sector. They are on the hunt for a new Warehouse Operative to play a pivotal role in contributing towards the smooth running of business operations.

As the new Warehouse Operative, you’ll benefit from:

  • An annual performance-based bonus
  • 25 days holiday (+BH’s)
  • On-the-job training opportunities
  • Monday to Friday working week (no more weekends or evenings!)

As a Warehouse Operative, you’ll be:

  • Stocking products for a global client base
  • Supporting with the incoming shipment of materials
  • Creating kits for the production team and distributing as required
  • General housekeeping within the department and assisting other team members when needed

To be the successful Warehouse Operative, you’ll have:

  • Previous experience within an engineering environment (desirable)
  • Confidence in communicating with both colleagues and clients
  • Advanced IT skills, including Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • An ambitious attitude and desire to learn

For more information on your next career step please apply via this advert or call Scott at Rubicon. We’re expecting a large number of applications to this position so please apply sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.

INDEDE

Senior Electronics Engineer, Lymington, £80,000pa to £85,000pa

The purpose of this role:

As the Senior Electronics Engineer, you’ll be familiar with electronics design, configuration management, EMC design, testing, and reliability having worked on NPI for specialist electronic products. As the most senior member of the Electronics team, you’ll provide leadership to a high-performance, multidisciplinary team delivering in the full lifecycle development and commissioning of specialist equipment.

Background & Benefits 

Rubicon’s client is a world renowned, highly accredited manufacturer of specialist monitoring and control equipment for Defence, Research, Industrial and Oil & Gas applications. They are going through a period of formidable growth and are looking promote internally as the company grows. With their systems often being deployed in some the harshest environments on earth, the Research & Development team are experts in making sure the systems meet highly specific requirements.

As the Senior Electronics Engineer you’ll benefit from:

  • Hybrid working – open to negotiation on this.
  • Profit related bonuses.
  • 24 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Buy/Sell-Back Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

As the Senior Electronics Engineer, you will:

  • Provide technical expertise, working hands on with design, schematics, and hardware commissioning.
  • Oversee the production and maintenance of documentation, effectively communicating electronics functionality requirements.
  • Working closely across functions to ensure system requirements are met.
  • Overseeing the skills development of the team.
  • Be actively involved in undertaking technical reviews.
  • Facilitate full product lifecycle from initial concept through to manufacture, working to cost and time constraints while ensuring quality and specification targets are met.

The successful Senior Electronics Engineer will:

  • Have previous experience of end-to-end product development and NPI from initial concept, design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Be familiar with high-level electronics design, testing and hardware commissioning for product manufacture and deployment.
  • Have experience with electronic schematic design systems such as Altium and PAD.
  • Be accustomed with creating proposals and design documentation, as well as effectively communicating requirements to team members across departments.
  • Take responsibility for overseeing risk management through project lifecycle.

Interested? 

For more information on this Senior Electronics Engineer opportunity, contact Ollie at Rubicon on 01202 688555 or apply via the link or directly through our website.

Please ensure your CV is submitted in Microsoft Word so that we can upload your details more easily to our system. If sent as a PDF, it will cause delays.

Senior Systems Engineer, Lymington, £80,000pa £85,000pa

The purpose of this role:

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you’ll be familiar with system architectural design, systems definition, analysis, testing and reliability within specialist electronic and mechanical product design and NPI. As the most senior member of the Systems Engineering team, you’ll provide leadership to a high-performance, multidisciplinary team delivering in the full lifecycle development and commissioning of specialist equipment.

Background & Benefits 

Rubicon’s client is a world-renowned, highly accredited manufacturer of specialist monitoring and control equipment for Defence, Research, Industrial and Oil & Gas applications. They are going through a period of formidable growth and will look to promote internally as the company grows. With their systems often being deployed in some of the harshest environments on earth, the Research & Development team are experts in making sure the systems meet highly specific requirements.

As the Senior Systems Engineer you’ll benefit from:

  • Hybrid working – open to negotiation on this.
  • Profit-related bonuses.
  • 24 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Buy/Sell-Back Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

As the Senior Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Provide technical expertise, working hands-on with design, modelling and simulation, analysis, and testing.
  • Oversee the production and maintenance of documentation, effectively communicating systems functionality requirements.
  • Work closely across functions to deal with failure analysis.
  • Oversee the skills development of the team.
  • Be actively involved in undertaking technical reviews.
  • Facilitate full product lifecycle from initial concept through to manufacture, working to cost and time constraints while ensuring quality and specification targets are met.

The successful Senior Systems Engineer will:

  • Have previous experience of end-to-end product development and NPI from initial approval, design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Be familiar with converting systems definitions to detailed system design specifications for product manufacture and deployment.
  • Have a strong background in system architectural design, modelling, and simulation as well as systems analysis, testing and reliability engineering.
  • Be accustomed to creating proposals and design documentation, as well as effectively communicating requirements to team members across departments.
  • Take responsibility for overseeing risk management through the project lifecycle.

Interested? 

For more information on this Senior Systems Engineer opportunity, contact Ollie at Rubicon on 01202 688555 or apply via the link or directly through our website.

Please ensure your CV is submitted in Microsoft Word so that we can upload your details more easily to our system. If sent as a PDF, it will cause delays.

Senior Software Engineer, Lymington, £80,000pa £85,000pa

The purpose of this role:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be familiar with software architectural design, implementation guidelines, configuration management, validation, and verification. As the most senior member of the Software Engineering team, you’ll provide leadership to a high-performance, multidisciplinary team delivering in the full lifecycle development and commissioning of bare-metal firmware and OS based software systems.

Background & Benefits 

Rubicon’s client is a world-renowned, highly accredited manufacturer of specialist monitoring and control equipment for Defence, Research, Industrial and Oil & Gas applications. They are going through a period of formidable growth and will look to promote internally as the company grows. With their systems often being deployed in some of the harshest environments on earth, the Research & Development team are experts in making sure the systems meet highly specific requirements.

As the Senior Software Engineer, you’ll benefit from:

  • Hybrid working – open to negotiation on this.
  • Profit-related bonuses.
  • 24 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Holiday Buy/Sell-Back Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

As the Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Provide technical expertise, working hands-on with software design, implementation, configuration, and verification of software on custom hardware platforms.
  • Oversee the production and maintenance of documentation, effectively communicating software functionality requirements.
  • Oversee the skills development of the team.
  • Be actively involved in undertaking technical reviews.
  • Facilitate full software lifecycle from initial approval through to manufacture, working to cost and time constraints while ensuring quality and specification targets are met.

The successful Senior Software Engineer will:

  • Have previous experience of end-to-end software development from initial approval, design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Be familiar with both microprocessor firmware and PC based implementations.
  • Have a strong background with bare-metal and OS software systems, using custom hardware platforms.
  • Be accustomed to creating documentation and model representation, as well as effectively communicating requirements to team members across departments.
  • Take responsibility for overseeing risk management through the project lifecycle.

Interested? 

For more information on this Senior Software Engineer opportunity, contact Ollie at Rubicon on 01202 688555 or apply via the link or directly through our website.

Please ensure your CV is submitted in Microsoft Word so that we can upload your details more easily to our system. If sent as a PDF, it will cause delays.