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Working with some high-profile customers within the Military and Aerospace sectors, we have ambitious growth plans over the next 5 years and are looking for enthusiastic team players with a passion in supporting our mission to provide market leading customers with a high technology, high reliability Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS). Our delivery targets are equally ambitious at 100% on time with zero defects to achieve our Vision to add value to our customers’ business every day. Long-term trusting relationships with our colleagues, customers and suppliers are at the core of what we do. If you believe we’re a good fit with your own values and have a passion for being part of our future success, we would love to hear from you. We invest in our people with training and coaching helping every individual achieve their potential. If you are interested in joining a business that strives to be the best in People Excellence, with comprehensive benefits and career opportunities please apply below.

SMT Manufacturing Technician

Axis Electronics Ltd.

Job Ref: MT/0602
Salary: Circa £28,000 DOE + Benefits
Position: SMT Manufacturing Technician

Hours: 39 per week. 7.30 - 4.30 Monday - Thursday, 7.30 - 12.30 Friday
Location: Bedford
Date Listed: 01-07-2024
Date Closing: 19-07-2024


We are currently looking for a SMT Technician to carry out manufacturing process steps for the assembly of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and assemble product to agreed quality levels to meet customer expectations

Main Duties:

  • Set-up and run SMT lines to specified efficiency and process quality levels
  • Ensure product meets IPC 610 to the specified class
  • Input and preparation of process control documentation including first off inspection
  • Work closely with ENG team and other technicians to support in fault finding and innovative solutions
  • Ensure you are familiar with the department’s output production targets
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and update databases to meet the requirements of the quality management system
  • Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process
  • Maintain to the highest level workmanship and product standards, and ensure no scrap is created with minimal re-work outside of design

Person Specification:

  • Professional manner with excellent internal customer service skills
  • Good understanding of English including verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable and strives for high quality standards
  • Accurate with good manual dexterity
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Interest in electronics / manufacturing

 Previous experience:

  • Experience of running pick and place machines, preferably MyData, Dek, Jet printer, SPI,X-ray and reflow ovens
  • Preferable creating DEK, SPI, Jet printer programs, not essential as training will be given
  • Good component recognition skills
  • Previous experience of package creation would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in working from circuit and Engineering drawings 

At Axis we expect every employee to commit to our Teamship Rules:

  • Caring: for each other, our customers, our suppliers and all other stakeholders
  • Hardworking: with diligence, creativity, and by going the extra mile
  • Integrity: through honesty with oneself and with others
  • Positivity: a can do attitude
  • Synergy: a united front as team Axis


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