Product Safety Technician

Recruiter
Charles Francis Cooper Ltd
Location
Market Drayton
Salary
20000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP24000/annum
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Product Safety Technician based in Market Drayton, Shropshire

Competitive Salary but after your training is complete, you will get a salary increase

24 days holiday plus statutory entitlement

pension

childcare voucher scheme benefits.

Job Description:

Test electrical and electronic products using established testing methodologies and document the results. Work under the guidance of a laboratory manager using a variety of test equipment.

Company overview

The company started over 25 years ago to provide EMC testing and consultancy for the European market. The business won an award in 1992 for design innovation and in 1996 emerged with a wider vision for European Conformity marking which included all aspects of evaluating products for safety and performance.

Our Client has multiple testing facilities accredited by UKAS to evaluate products for EMC, radio communication, electrical safety, mechanical and environmental performance and they have been appointed by Brussels as a Notified Body for 2014/30/EU Electromagnetic Compatibility.

An opportunity has arisen for an electronics technician, with a background in product development or testing, to join our new product assessment team in Market Drayton. This team is authorized to evaluate products on behalf of a Toronto-based business which specialises in certification for Canadian and US markets and the International IECEE/CB Scheme.

The technician's role will involve:

• Supporting customers

• Testing products using calibrated test equipment

• Understanding product safety standards

• Following technical procedures

The Product Safety Technician will be responsible for testing products against published specifications for demonstrating safety, and accurately recording and communicating the results. Ideally applicants would be familiar with accredited working practices in a testing or inspection laboratory.

The successful Product Safety Technician will:

• Be degree qualified or received higher education training

• Have a good understanding of electronic components and their use in circuits

• Be practically minded

• Understand the requirements for product safety and the approvals process

• Hold a full UK driving licence

So, do you have what it takes?

Charles Francis Cooper celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

(Charles Francis Cooper are acting as an employment agency)