Principal Systems Technician

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    Essex, England

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  • Salary:

    £31500 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Principal Systems Technician

A key player within the aerospace and defence industry are looking to recruit a Principal Systems Technician who will be responsible for first point of contact support for any product manufacturing issues and will communicate with the relevant Engineering Subject Matter Expert.

As Principal Systems Technician your responsibilities will include:

+ Provide their knowledge into new product development for manufacture

+ The generation and refinement of product test schedules, review and refinement of Methods Folders, input to Design Target Unit Production Cost

+ Act as first point of referral for Operations in the event of shop floor product issues

+ Use appropriate judgement and engineering capability to proactively address shop floor issues

+Close liaison between Engineering and Operations staff in order to maximise effectiveness whilst fostering rapport in both directions

Skills and knowledge required:

+ Highly knowledgeable of all aspects of manufacture of complex electro-optical instruments

+ Subject matter expert practitioner in electro-optical testing and associated equipment

+ Root cause analysis and fault-finding ability

+ Clear and effective communicator, both verbally and written

+ Natural ability to work with other disciplines and external suppliers/customers

+ HNC Level of education or with equivalent level of experience