PCB Assembler

Osborne Appointments are recruiting on behalf of our client based in Stevenage, an electronics manufacturer who are looking to recruit 2 experienced PCB assemblers to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis .

The hours for this role are Monday to Thursday, 7.30am till 4.00pm and till 12 noon on a Friday

Main duties & experience required:

– Working in the Production Department, you will be assembling PCBs and you will need to be proficient in the following, as you will be asked to carry out a trade test as part of your interview

– Work from assembly drawings and build packs

– Solder conventional components to IPC-A-610, class 2 and 3

– Pre-form, insert and crop component leads using hand tools such as cutters, pliers etc

– Hand place surface mount components using SMT soldering and rework to IPC class 3

– Undertake SMT wet board assembly

– Knowledge of SMT component recognition and SMT number codes

– Understand component identification codes such as resistors, capacitors and ICs

– Understand the general requirements for PCB assembly and static control

– Operate various machinery used in the assembly process, eg flow solder machine, cleaning tank, drill etc

– Marking / labeling

– Complete production documentation

Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Healthcare Support – Health & Protection Division

My client is an award winning top 10 independent insurance broker in the UK who specialises in the following sectors:

Private Client Insurance (Homes, Cars, Jewellery, Art, Yachts)
Commercial (SME to large multinationals)
Community (Local Councils, Churches and Charities)
Health & Protection (Group & Individual)

Overall Objective:

To provide the Health and Protection team with administration support and to specifically assist with private client renewals and new business.

Main duties / responsibilities:

Provide consultants and advisers with administrative support as required
Prepare and disseminate pre-renewal documentation for private clients
Obtain and check renewal and new business quotations for private clients
Liaise with insurers regarding individual client requirements
Manage the private client databases
Information gathering from insurers regarding private client products and services
Monthly debiting of client income on IT reporting platform
Assist the Head of Health and Protection in specific projects as required
Provide administrative and operational support to the Head of Health and Protection. This will include diary planning and meeting arrangements
Maintain and update the templates library and information resources
Circulate insurer updates and business magazines
Attend all team meetings and produce concise minutes
Arrange insurer visits and coordinate training programmes if required
Maintain sickness, holiday, anti-bribery and training registers
Become proficient in using the Acturis IT system and upload data as required.
Open, date and allocate incoming post and collate, stamp, and take all outgoing post to the post office.
Liaise with maintenance providers to coordinate office maintenance, including lighting, air conditioner, water cooler, photocopier, cleaner etc
Check and forward supplier invoices to head office
Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, colleagues and suppliers
Undergo training and development in line with agreed objectives
Maintain and develop personal knowledge and skills through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Knowledge / understanding required:

Good educational level. Graduate preferred but a degree is not essential. Experience of working within an office or customer facing environment.

IT knowledge / understanding required:

At advanced level Microsoft Word; Microsoft Outlook;
At intermediate level Microsoft Excel; Microsoft PowerPoint;
Skills and attributes required:

Presentable appearance and personable manner
Highly literate and numerate, demonstrating close attention to detail
The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
The ability to prioritise and organise own work load
The ability to work as a member of a team

Benefits include a company paid cash plan, and 25 days holiday

Hours 9am 5:00pm

There will not be an allocated parking space so the successful candidate will need to either find a space nearby or travel by public transport. Some days, when there are less than 6 people in the office (including the new joiner, the staff count will be 9) there will be a space for them to use.

Good working environment with a friendly, hard-working, but fun, team.

Despite our best efforts it is not always possible to respond to every application individually due to the high volume of responses we receive on each vacancy

Only candidates who are short listed will be contacted for this particular role and if you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume that you have not be successful. However, we will keep your details on our database, and will contact you when other suitable positions come in