Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Technician

Surface Mount Technology (SMT)

Salary:                                  £23,494 per annum (possible shift allowance applicable)
Term:                                    Permanent
Division:                               Surface Mount Technology (SMT)
Hours of work:                     Full time (possible shift work)

Job Outline:

To work as part of the Surface Mount Production Engineering department, participating in a small technical team providing maintenance and breakdown cover of surface mount machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Repair of surface mount machinery.
  • Continuous TPM (total productive maintenance) activities.
  • Make investigations around product quality.
  • Monitor machine performance rates.
  • Fault finding/root cause analysis
  • Writing technical reports, problem communication.

Equipment Used

Basic machine shop tools and hand tools
Soldering Iron
Test & measurement equipment
PC based software tools e.g. Microsoft Office

Person Specification:


  • Understanding of circuit board assembly machines
  • Understanding of electrical circuit diagrams
  • A sound mechanical competency is required
  • Able to communicate at all levels, write technical reports.
  • Qualified to ONC/HNC engineering discipline.


  • Plus the personal skills to work within a demanding production / target driven environment
  • Good Aptitude for complex and technical operations.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative.

What We Can Offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • A matched company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Private health care
  • Onsite gym and fitness/wellbeing classes
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen

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