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Tube Assembly & Test Technician - Shifts

Ref no. BHN572884
Salary £25,000 - £32,000/annum
Location Redhill, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

a production technician is required to play a key role in the processing, final assembly and testing of X-ray tubes ready for their incorporation into RTT scanning machines.

Key skills required for this role

processing, final assembly, testing, High voltage, fault finding, vacuum systems, X-Ray


processing, final assembly, testing, High voltage, fault finding, vacuum systems, X-Ray

Job description

Our client, a leader in detection technology, is currently seeking a Tube Assembly & Test Technician - Shifts to join their team in Salfords, Surrey. This role plays a crucial part in manufacturing and engineering, focusing on the assembly and testing of X-ray tubes used in advanced scanning systems. Our client serves various sectors, including ports, borders, military, and high-threat facilities, ensuring top-tier security solutions with their innovative designs and high-quality imaging performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the vacuum bake-out of X-ray tubes including diagnosis and rectification of vacuum leaks
  • Post bake-out Tube Activation, application of lead plates, tube assembly completion, and setup for testing of X-ray tubes
  • High Voltage conditioning and testing of X-ray tubes
  • Performing preventative maintenance on vacuum equipment and high voltage test rigs
  • Accurate and consistent recording of data, including the use of Excel
  • Using various plant equipment including vacuum bake-out ovens, conditioning rigs, and overhead gantry crane
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of processes and safe working practices
  • Basic fault finding on X-ray tubes, test equipment, and vacuum systems
  • Raising Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) as required
  • Ensuring compliance with COSHH regulations
  • Organising and maintaining a safe and efficient working environment

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a production, laboratory, R&D, or hi-tech engineering environment
  • Experience in operating sophisticated manufacturing, processing, or scientific equipment
  • Understanding of safe working practices and ensuring adherence to these practices
  • Technical qualifications in Engineering or Scientific discipline to ONC/HND level or significant experience in technical roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on X-ray tubes or similar hi-tech/scientific equipment
  • Experience in a clean room environment
  • Knowledge of helium leak checking and basic maintenance of vacuum systems
  • Experience working in accordance with a Quality system and COSHH regulations
  • Familiarity with 5S, 6 Sigma Practices and handling compressed gas cylinders
  • Experience with lifting equipment such as gantry cranes
  • Experience in a hi-tech manufacturing or research environment

If you have a background in test and inspection, assembly, and production within the manufacturing and engineering sectors, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our client's innovative and dynamic team in Salfords, Surrey.

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