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Polytec Personnel Ltd was established in 1984 and are a specialist engineering & scientific agency handling both permanent & temporary vacancies in the Cambs/Herts area. Please log onto our website which gets updated hourly for all the roles we currently have available.

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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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11500 - 16500/annum 
Location
Cambridgeshire 
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Our client in the Electronics Industry is looking for Production Operators to join their team at their site in Cambridgeshire. The role will be working within the Production Team and reporting to the Production Team Leader. The successful applicant will be required to carry out production tasks associated with the manufacturing process, including testing, product build and surface mount operation. The Production Operator must work with the Production Team to ensure that product is manufactured in the most cost-effective way and to the required quality standards, whilst working to customer delivery deadlines. Applicants should have previous production assembly experience with key skills to include cabling, soldering and box build/assembly. Key tasks: * Production tasks, including the following: Product Build * Mechanical assembly * Conventional PCB assembly * Surface Mount PCB assembly * Wiring or cable assembly Process * Surface Mount 'pick and place' * Flow solder * Conformal coating * Board cleaning * Component preparation Product Evaluation * Test General * Packing * Working to Quality levels as defined by the company and customer standards and process control. * Striving to meet zero defects. Investigating, identifying and rectifying issues affecting, or likely to affect Quality, process, product and/or due date conformance, and escalating if unable to resolve. * Ensuring the Production Floor is kept neat and tidy at all times, conforming to 5S standards. * Maintenance of machinery or equipment where applicable. * Understanding and complying with Company Procedures (including ESD). * Understanding and complying with Company Health and Safety Practices. * Carrying out other tasks as specified by the Production Team Leader or other Company managers - these tasks will be within your capabilities, or carried out with training or supervision. EXpereince and Skills: * Candidates must have previous experience in one or more of the following: * Mechanical assembly * Conventional PCB assembly * Surface Mount PCB assembly * Wiring or cable assembly * Experience or certification in IPC-610 and/or J-STD-001 is desirable * Excellent computer skills advantageous

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27202 
Job ID
201282705 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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We are seeking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer with strong mechanical skills for our Cambridgeshire based client. You will have at least a BS/BEng (Hons)/MEng in Mechanical, Industrial, Automatisation, Aeronautic Engineering and/or Naval architecture (Engineering) from a relevant university. The successful candidate will have to be an open minded, creative and hard working person who will collaboratively work with the technical team/staff throughout the entire product development process (from the conceptual idea to the internal and official trials). Your work will be focused on the projects mechanical parts and you will have a strong and fluent interaction process with the rest of the technical team members (Electronic, electrical, software, mechanical engineers, etc). Main Responsibilities: * Generation and creation of mechanical conceptual designs to achieve the project goals * Creation of the 3D CAD and 2D drawings from which parts can be effectively manufactured. (system and component level designs) * Execution and analysis of Mechanical simulations to evaluate the integrity and robustness of the design * Generation of rendered designs to support the technical presentation and meetings in front of the project partners/customers, etc * Looking for commercial mechanical parts and monitoring and control of their providers/manufacturers * Looking after the procurement and manufacturing costs of the mechanical systems and their development timeframes * Monitoring and Control of manufacturing processes (mechanical systems and sub-systems) * Participation in assessment of incoming parts and products * Participation in the systems and sub-systems assembled process * Participation in the internal and official product/projects trials * Provide technical support to the rest of the team members * Participation in design and peer reviews (Brainstorming technical meetings) * Creation of design/project documentation and test procedures Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * BS/BEng (Hons)/MEng in: Mechanical, Industrial, Automatisation, Aeronautic Engineering and/or Naval architecture (Engineering) from a relevant university * Minimum of 3 years production-environment and product design experience * High level of proficiency in CAD environments. (SolidWorks/CATIA, etc.) * Experience in more than one phase of the engineering life cycle, with sufficient experience of the total life cycle to ensure a good understanding of adjacent phases and through-life engineering issues * Experience preparing rapid preliminary and concept level design work, as well as detailed designs * Experience carrying out internal trials for the validations of the systems and official trials in front of the customers/partners * English is the official language in all projects, so a fully professional proficiency in this language is required * Additional languages skills will be welcomed and much appreciated * Substantial analytical and problem solving skills * Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently * Project activities will take place both in the UK and abroad (European countries) so a fully flexible approach to working hours and travel is essential for the role * Good communication and writing skills * Capability to work and interact with the rest of the technical team and project partners/customers. * Looking for long-term career and progression

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27064 
Job ID
201078020 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Hertfordshire 
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We are recruiting for a Manufacturing Cell Operator to join a team based near Royston. Due to an increase in workload, the team is being increased and there is an identified opportunity for a motivated team player to help strengthen it. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to day running of the manufacture cell including, all aspects of machine operation to produce product, working to clearly defined methods and tight tolerances to produce the consumable, basic troubleshooting of machine faults, stock control and record keeping. You should be educated to at least GCSE level and have suitable experience in a similar role, with an aptitude for and proven experience of working electro-mechanical devices. You must be PC literate and have excellent attention to detail with the ability to work in a team environment with minimum supervision. Main Responsibilities: * Day-to day running of Manufacture Cell * All aspects of machine operation to produce product, working to clearly defined methods and tight tolerances to produce the consumable * Basic troubleshooting of straight forward machine faults with a hands-on approach to all fault finding issues * The ability to produce creative solutions to known problems within production * Maintain proper records * Control of stock, maintaining clean and tidy areas Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * Educated to at least GCSE level * Aptitude for and proven experience of working electro-mechanical devices * Computer Literate * Good attention to detail * Able to work in a team environment * Self-motivated requiring minimum supervision * Flexible approach * Conscientious and hard-working

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27136 
Job ID
201179142 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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We are recruiting for a Head of QC to manage all aspects of the company QC function in line with company expectations and specifications. The client is based in Cambridgeshire and offers this six month contract, with a view to ensuring a permanent role for the right candidate. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7-10 years QC experience in pharmaceutical or allied industry. You will have excellent people management skills and excellent communication skills. You will also be experienced to effectively trouble shoot day to laboratory problems. Main Responsibilities: * Providing the necessary leadership skills to enable the laboratory to function effectively whilst adhering to GMP, company standard operating procedures, health and safety guidelines and regulatory requirements * Manage testing schedules for day to day analysis in support of testing company and 3rd party client products to achieve required deadlines * Overall responsibility for method transfer, stability and data checking activities * Manage OOS/OOT investigations * Sound understanding and current wide ranging experience of HPLC, UV, IR, TLC and wet chemistry problem solving * Effectively manage department to build a competent team with the necessary skills to meet company requirements for all aspects of analytical development and control * Ensure all analytical equipment is correctly maintained and calibrated * Coordination of writing, revising and updating of analytical reports, transfers, SOPs and similar * Participate in the company quality systems management. * To work with QA and regulatory in the preparation of internal and external audits, in particular MHRA * In conjunction with MD assist in the development and marketing of the laboratory and the retention and increasing of 3rd party clients * Keep up to date with technical developments Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * Minimum 7-10 years QC experience in pharmaceutical or allied industry * Excellent person management skills * Excellent communication skills * Good experience to effectively trouble shoot day to laboratory problems

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Contract 
Job Reference
26981 
Job ID
200984575 
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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Our Cambridgeshire based client has a new opportunity for a Quality Assurance Manager to lead the QA department and to ensure GMP compliance across the organisation. You will maintain and improve the company quality management system, support QA staff and perform internal and external audits. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 7 -10 years experience in Quality Assurance in the pharmaceutical or similar industry. Proven management experience is essential and you will have excellent communication skills and problem solving ability. This position is initially for a 6 month contract, with a view to becoming permanent for the right person. Main Responsibilities: * Manage the QA department and to ensure GMP compliance across the organisation * Take a lead role in the maintenance and improvement of the company quality management system * Coordination of all activities required to ensure readiness of company for external audits, in particular MHR * Investigation of deviations and customer complaints; implementation of corrective and preventative actions * Approve changes as per change control SOP and take an active role in the Change Control process * Support QA staff in their inspection, documentation and checking duties * Provide training to staff to increase understanding of the regulatory GMP requirements and implementation of best practices. * Perform internal and external audits to facilitate the importation of pharmaceutical products, including active pharmaceutical ingredient and finished product manufacturing and packaging sites Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * Minimum 7 -10 years experience in Quality Assurance in the pharmaceutical or allied industry * Proven management experience * Good communication skills and flexible approach to working in a smaller company environment * Pragmatic disposition and demonstrable problem solving ability * Ideally registered or able to be registered as a qualified person on company MIA - Desirable

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Job Type
Contract 
Job Reference
26980 
Job ID
200984573 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridge 
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Programme Manager - Wireless to join a world class, mixed disciplinary team based in Cambridge. You will enjoy leading teams through the full product development lifecycle, working closely with customers and with full financial accountability. With a good degree in engineering, you will have substantial industrial experience managing wireless product design and development covering the full product development lifecycle. You will also have experience in managing products into manufacture and experience managing multi-disciplinary projects (RF, analogue, digital, software, mechanics). Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential, as is strong financial control - both in estimating costs, and in tracking spend against plan. Main Responsibilities: * Manage wireless development projects, typically consisting of multidisciplinary teams (including RF, hardware, software, digital signal processing, mechanics and production engineering) * Cover the full Product Development Lifecycle from concept to manufacture * Work closely with clients to define a programme of work, after which you will manage that project to conclusion - taking full responsibility for achieving the project objectives within the time and budget for the work * Support the sales process, you will work with a small group of seniors in the Wireless Division to define a programme of work which solves a specific client need, for an agreed budget in an agreed time * Lead a team of talented engineers to deliver that programme through the complete development lifecycle, from requirements definition through to final delivery * Track progress, monitor spend, keep the client informed of progress and ensure that risks and issues are managed along the way Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * A good degree in engineering * Substantial industrial experience managing wireless product design and development covering the full product development lifecycle * Understanding of the wireless product development process * Experience in managing products into manufacture * Experienced in managing multi-disciplinary projects (RF, analogue, digital, software, mechanics) * Excellent communication and presentation skills * Strong financial control - both in estimating costs, and in tracking spend against plan * Direct client facing experience - Advantageous * Working knowledge and experience of the wireless regulatory and type approval environment - Desirable

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
25896 
Job ID
201274222 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Hardware Engineer (FPGA / VHDL) to enhance a talented team of engineers based in Cambridgeshire. You will be working on the next generation of high performance test and measurement equipment and automotive diagnostic products. The Client will consider applications ranging from new graduates through to experienced VHDL / FPGA engineers. The ideal candidate will have a passion for FPGA development, demonstrated through practical experience. Main responsibilities: * Complete design of complex FPGA-based data processing systems, from collating user requirements and creating specifications through to implementation in VHDL * Design challenges including: * Multiple asynchronous clock domains * Gigabit SERDES interfaces to high-speed ADCs * DDR3 memory interfacing * Timing closure on high-speed designs * Development of test benches for verification of VHDL modules * Development of Windows software for validating hardware and FPGA functionality Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * A good understanding of electronics and interaction with software * Familiarity with the operation of test and measurement equipment, especially oscilloscopes * Experience with Xilinx FPGAs and design tools (ISE, CoreGen, ChipScope) * Use of ModelSim for design verification * C# development in Visual Studio * Embedded software development for Cypress USB microcontrollers * Experience with FPGA-embedded DSP or processor cores * High-speed digital hardware design and PCB layout skills

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
26324 
Job ID
201274221 
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Location
Essex 
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We are looking for a motivated Sales Engineer who ideally has an engineering background and a sound technical understanding of highly complex security systems. This must be supplemented with commercial experience and proven sales track record. You will have previous experience of managing and growing/developing sales opportunities to achieve targets. Our client is based on the Cambridgeshire/Essex border. It is likely that you will have a technical degree, but significant experience in the military or security market will also be considered. Experience of radar technology and/or electro-optic systems is highly desirable. You will be working with a close-knit team but also working alone with customers both in the UK and abroad. As such you will be willing to travel and be responsible for representing the client in a professional manner under sometimes difficult and challenging conditions. You must be able to communicate effectively, in particular having good spoken and written English. You will be self motivated, able to take the initiative in customer discussions, be an effective team player and have efficient time management skills enabling you to work well on your own. Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * A technical degree or technical experience in lieu * Able to design and/or critique the design of multi-sensor security systems that include radars, cameras, thermal imagers, communication systems and Command and Control (C2) stations * Able to communicate detailed technical information about the sensor system with the team and customers including System Integrators and end-users * Able to prepare customer facing documents including technical proposals (e.g. response to RFI, RFP and RFQs), compliancy matrices, technical sales publications including white papers and radar propagation analysis * Be organised, allowing you to handle a large number of potential customers * Able to man exhibition stands and meet many new and diverse customers * Strong interpersonal communications skills with the ability to deal at all levels of an organisation, together with drive, energy, ambition and an outgoing personality * Good negotiation skills are essential, together with a good commercial awareness * Able to operate both independently and as part of a team, be resourceful and have good organisational, planning and presentation skills * Equipment is reasonably heavy and generally requires demonstration and installation on elevated platforms, therefore you should be in good health and able to lift equipment, climb ladders etc * Ideally located within commuting distance Cambridge * Willingness and ability to travel overseas * Have a valid UK driving licence with no major endorsements Advantageous: * Experience of working with a CRM system * Provide support on equipment training courses Being willing and able to help other members of the Sales and Marketing team with a diverse range of activities, often within challenging timescales and sometimes outside of normal working hours * Speaking another major foreign language * An understanding of UK and US technology export issues

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27054 
Job ID
201273583 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Essex 
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A new opportunity has arisen for a Senior Operations Engineer with our client, based on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border. The job will involve visits to customer sites and also include international travel. The successful degree level candidate must have extensive technical and commercial experience in installation, configuration and support of telecom systems with excellent customer facing and project delivery skills. The role will include some field based system installation, commissioning and customer support and involvement with the commercial and contractual relationship with customers. It will involve some day to day management of more junior members of the team. Once fully trained you will be working in the operations group helping to understand customer requirements, plan, install and commission new systems and assisting customers with the use of the system. The role will be broad and will need someone who is prepared to get involved in a wide range of different engineering disciplines from radio system deployment to database and web software support. There will be opportunities to work at a senior level with customers and to participate in educating them about the benefits and operation of the system. Practical hands on engineering in the field and the preparation of test and deployment documentation will also form part of the role. You will have good team working skills, be proactive and organised. You'll need to have good attention to detail, even under pressure. Have a keen interest in delivering systems, forming customer relationships and providing customer support. Candidates must have a Full UK Driving Licence. Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * An engineering degree or similar qualification * Experience of design, management or test of large IT systems * Experience of design or deployment of communication infrastructure * Customer support of IT or communications systems * Good Technical Skills * Team Player * Management of small engineering or field teams * Electrical installation experience * Education in a commercial, financial, marketing or business related field * Excellent computer skills * Negotiation Skills * Experience in the commercial aspects of system support contracts * Full UK Driving Licence Advantageous: * Linux system administration * Database and web based systems (we use Firebird and apache) * Radio systems design, planning or deployment

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27017 
Job ID
201273582 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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An opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer to be involved in a variety of projects in both the Engineering and Manufacturing areas of our client's business. Joining a team based in Cambridgeshire, the Project Engineer will report directly to the Engineering Manager, but will also carry out other tasks as defined by members of the senior management team. With a suitable qualification in a relevant subject, the successful candidate will be self-motivated and driven and be able to work individually and as part of team. Excellent communication skills and good attention to detail is essential Main Responsibilities: * Assisting in the development and implementation of new processes * Development of Capital Manufacturing Equipment justifications and proposals * Selection and Implementation of NPI/Manufacturing software systems * Lean and continuous improvement in both Engineering and Manufacturing areas Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * HNC / BEng / MEng / BSc / MSc in Electronic Engineering/Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering/Physics/Other relevant engineering disciplines * Self-motivated and driven - able to work individually and as part of team * Attention to detail * Good communication skills

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27123 
Job ID
201273581 
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Location
Cambridge, 
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Our client is seeking a Controls Engineer to join a team responsible for the development, improvement and maintenance of electrical and control systems. The position is based in Cambridge and the successful candidate ideally will have a degree in Electrical/Control Engineering with previous experience gained in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods manufacturer or Systems Integrator setting. The role requires a flexible approach together with the ability to work under pressure, strong team working skills and the ability to build relationships with other functions. The position would attract engineers who enjoy problem solving and have an interest new technology. Main Responsibilities: * To develop specifications for electrical control systems * To design, develop, upgrade and troubleshoot PLC programs, HMI and electrical control hardware * To prepare and maintain design documentation Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * Degree or equivalent (minimum HND) in Electrical/Control Engineering * Proven knowledge of PLC electrical control and multi-axis motion control systems * Previous experience gained within a Fast Moving Consumer Goods manufacture or System Integrator setting in the design and commissioning of electrical control systems * Knowledge of national and international electrical and safety regulations will be advantageous

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27132 
Job ID
201273580 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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Our Cambridgeshire based client is a growing security systems installation and maintenance company and is currently looking to appoint a Security Systems Engineer for general installation and servicing of security systems. You will be responsible for a number of significant customers. Candidates must have experience in the security sector (installation and repair of CCTV systems, fire detection systems and access control and intruder alarms). A full UK driving license is essential. Main Responsibilities: * Installation of security systems at various sites, both commercial and domestic, to include fire, CCTV, intruder and access control systems, including all programming and commissioning, adhering to codes, regulations and standards * Ensure installation (and repairs where necessary) of security systems are to a high standard, testing equipment, connections and signals * Identifying and correcting problems * Maintaining on-site history records * Liaise with customers and ensure a first class service delivery when on-site, resolving concerns and answering questions * Work to strict deadlines on the project * Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * Previous experience of planning and installation of security systems projects in the UK - to include previous experience of commissioning * Experience of security system servicing and repair * Experience of working closely with customers * Self-motivated and able to work to deadlines * Full UK driving license is a must

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27191 
Job ID
201273579 
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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We have a new opportunity for a Security Systems Service / Maintenance Engineer to join a growing security systems installation and maintenance company specialising in the field of CCTV solutions, access control, fire detection systems and intruder alarms; currently looking to appoint security systems engineers for general installation and servicing of security systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to play an integral part of this growing Cambridgeshire based company. You will be responsible for a number of significant customers. Candidates must have experience in the security sector (installation and repair of security systems). A full UK driving license is a must . Main Responsibilities: * Service and maintenance of security systems at various sites, both commercial and domestic, adhering to codes, regulations and standards * Ensure maintenance and repairs are to a high standard, testing equipment, connections and signals * Identifying and correcting problems * Maintaining on-site history records * Liaise with clients and ensure a first class service delivery when on-site, resolving concerns and answering questions * Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * Previous experience of servicing and repair of security systems * Experience of working closely with clients and customers * Self-motivated and able to work to deadlines * Full UK driving license is a must

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27192 
Job ID
201273578 
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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Our client in the Electronics Industry is seeking a Quality Engineer for their site based in Cambridgeshire. The role will be reporting to the Site Quality Lead and the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that customers' quality requirements are met whilst working within standards and business management system frameworks. The Quality Engineer will be required to focus on improving product quality through the use of pro-active quality principles in conjunction with customers, suppliers and internal departments and will strive to foster excellent working relationships throughout. Our client operates across a number of sites in the UK and applicants should be willing to travel and work at any of these sites for periods of time if required. Main Responsibilities: * Constantly strive to increase "right-first-time" performance and eliminate failures whilst maximising efficiency * To be the champion and mentor for the business management system processes, assisting process owners with documented process improvements * To be the main quality point of contact for all customer support * Create and maintain documentation e.g. Quality plans, FMEA, Control Plans * Develop good customer relationships by supporting customer communications and visits * Produce quality and control plans as required by customers and to assist with setting of customer quality conditions identifying any special quality requirements * Attend and facilitate defect reviews, MRB reviews and corrective action reviews and stage and gate reviews * Facilitate FMEA/risk assessments, conduct product audits and assist process owners with NCR corrective actions as required * Work with the operations team to recommend processes and best practice for inspection methodologies (e.g. sample or batch inspection, use of the process control tools) to ensure effective operations and the delivery of defect-free product to the customer * Manage and/or conduct First Article Inspections (FAI) to AS9102 * To work with the Production and Repairs Departments to identify, investigate and produce 8D reports and to coordinate the implementation of any corrective actions * Monitor warranty returns to confirm liability, identify trends and to produce agreed KPI's and implement improvement activities * To identify possible improvements, including cost reduction and process improvements, and to lead or participate in continuous Improvement activity, ensuring all processes are documented correctly Qualifications, Experience and Skills: Essential: * Minimum HNC qualified in a relevant Engineering discipline * Experience of working within a AS9100 or ISO9001 business management system * Minimum 3 years previous experience in a Quality Engineering role * Good mechanical or electronics background within a quality environment, knowledge of manufacturing techniques in a related industry * Knowledge / Familiarity with IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620, J STD 001 standards, current certification would be advantageous * Ability to manage own workload and interact at all levels both internally and externally. * Experienced auditor * Knowledge of working with customer specified or industry standards. * Self-starter, Conscientious, adaptable individual, willing to accept ownership and responsibility * Good communication skills / confident manner. * Ability to identify and improve Manufacturing and Quality processes directly with process owners * Able to prepare quality documentation * Good problem solving skills and understanding of corrective actions, familiar with 8D * Must be numerate and literate ( English is a requirement) Desirable: * IQA Qualification and > 5 Years in a quality engineering role * Proven quality engineering experience within contract Electronic manufacturing with a good knowledge and experience of PCB manufacture, Surface Mount, Conventional assembly, wiring and system integration build. * Qualified lead auditor auditing to AS9100, ISO9001, ISO14001 * Knowledge of Nadcap 7120 * Able to lead teams conducting and outputting FMEA, Control Plans, Contract Reviews, NPI Reviews.

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27200 
Job ID
201267025 
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Location
Royston, Hertfordshire 
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Our client is seeking RF engineers to work on demanding and exciting projects in the RF sector. Projects undertaken tend to be highly complex bespoke developments that require innovative approaches and thinking. In addition to RF experience, candidates will have flexible skills in general electronics development to adapt to the broad variety of projects undertaken. In addition, you should have the potential to lead projects, interface with clients and have the ability to help grow the business into new areas. Skills required: * An outstanding academic foundation, ideally a PhD, 1st or 2.1 honours degree in a related engineering or science discipline. * Demonstrable capability in system-level design of radio hardware including: - design to meet customer and regulatory requirements; - system level implementation of software defined radio, A to D and D to A conversion and DSP techniques; - good understanding of the interactions between radio, baseband and software systems * Experience of simulation and modelling tools e.g. - ADS - RF simulation - CST - 3D electromagnetic simulation and antenna design - Matlab - system level and digital simulation * Detailed design of RF circuits for cost sensitive products, including: - frequency synthesis - gain stages including LNAs, drivers and power amplifiers - mixers and Modulators - peripheral circuits such as power management and control - antenna design * Bench skills including: - a methodical measurement approach - circuit and system debugging - soldering skills with fine pitch components Personal qualities needed: * A desire to solve difficult technical problems within tight commercial deadlines, * Excellent communications, presentation and team working interpersonal skills, typically working in teams of 5 engineers of different disciplines. * A methodical, considered, and pragmatic approach to development and problem solving.

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27195 
Job ID
201266154 
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22000 - 30000/annum 
Location
Cambridge 
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A new opportunity has arisen for an Electronics Technician to join a team based just outside Cambridge. The duties will be varied and management of time will be critical. The company's products are very densely populated and as such excellent Fault Finding and soldering skills are required. The ideal candidate will have 5 years fault finding experience within a complex low volume electronic manufacturing environment, good soldering skills, work to IPC-610-C class 3, able to follow detailed build and test assembly notes, use Microsoft products Excel, Word and Outlook, and work closely within a small group to tight schedules. Main Responsibilities: * Fault-finding to component level, test and service of product range, loggers and other products * Servicing the range of products * Building low volume top level assemblies * Prototype builds for engineering * Loom testing * Assist with Apprentice development * Liaising with other members of the team including Service Admin, Purchasing and Stores Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * Five years fault-finding in a similar batch build environment * Five years Test experience * Ideally Soldering skills down to 0402 and other fine pitch devices * Understanding of the IPC Standard IPC-610-C * Undertake tasks with little supervision * Ability to discuss issues with Engineering Team * Good level of English and Maths * PC Literate * MRP Experience ideally SAP

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27001 
Job ID
201265665 
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Location
Cambridgeshire 
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We are recruiting for a Development Engineer (Cycles) to assist with the build and development of high end electrically assisted bike systems. The position is based south of Cambridge and we are looking for an experienced person (with Cytech Technical 2 or 3, or equivalent qualification) with a proven track record of working with high end cycles. You will be expected to have good knowledge and experience of ancillary equipment (i.e. Shimano, Campagnallo, SRAM etc), hydraulics and electric gears, with a good understanding of the cycle market. Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * Good team player * Good communicator at all levels * Excellent attention to detail * An engineering background/qualification (advantageous) * Good problem solving skills * Able to work to deadlines * Excellent computer skills (essential) * Knowledge of electric bike drive systems (advantageous) * Experience of wheel building to a high standard (essential) * Ability to work unsupervised

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27194 
Job ID
201264385 
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Location
Essex 
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We are looking to recruit a Database and Applications Software Engineer to join a software team based on the Cambridgeshire/Essex border to develop our client's current product and system solutions. You should have a technical degree or equivalent from a good university with experience of developing solutions based on Microsoft family of products. In most cases this role will involve working with one or more software or hardware engineers as part of a multidisciplinary project team. You will be expected to participate in sales meetings with clients and be able to generate the technical responses to bids and tenders. Examples of recent work include developing central system and database solutions for IOT and vehicle asset management systems. Qualifications, Skills and Experience: * Technical degree or equivalent from a good university * Experience of developing solutions based on Microsoft family of products * Microsoft Visual Studio family * Microsoft C# and .Net * Microsoft SQL server family * Microsoft and associated web technologies (ASP.Net , WCF, SOAP, Java, JQuery etc). * Familiarity with Microsoft server administration (Active directory, IIS, Firewalls etc) * Be an enthusiastic team player, but be able to work independently * Be prepared to learn new skills as necessary * Have good communications skills * Have good organisation skills Advantageous: * Familiarity with IP networking protocols * Familiarity with cloud technologies (Rackspace, Amazon AWS, virtualisation etc) * Experience of JavaScript development for web browsers * Experience of working with XML * Experience of network management * Working knowledge of Linux environments * Exposure to other languages including C/C , Perl, Python, shell scripts * Relevant commercial domain experience in medical, automotive or defence

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Permanent 
Job Reference
27129 
Job ID
201166188 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Essex 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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We are looking to recruit an Embedded Software Engineer to join a software team based on the Cambridgeshire/Essex border to support our client's latest developments. The role requires all-round software development skills with the emphasis on embedded operating systems and applications. You should have a technical degree or equivalent from a good university with experience of developing software in C and one or more of C , C# and Java. You should be comfortable developing software for a variety of platforms. In most cases this role will involve working with one or more software or hardware engineers as part of a multidisciplinary project team. You will be expected to participate in sales meetings with clients and be able to generate the technical responses to bids and tenders. Examples of recent work include Android for Car Infotainment systems. You will be self motivated, able to take the initiative in customer discussions, be an effective team player and have efficient time management skills enabling you to work well on your own. Due to the nature of the work and role, there may be a small amount of UK and international travel involved from time to time. We would expect the successful candidates to have the following skills and experience: * Experience in embedded software in C * Experience in Embedded Linux or Android Operating Systems - kernel/device driver development * Embedded application development experience ideally on Linux and Android platforms * Familiarity with software-hardware interfacing * Experience of some of the following would be advantageous: * C , C# or Java * IOS/Objective C * Perl * Real-time * Communications protocols * Wireless technologies * Build systems, source control and defect tracking * Test frameworks and design-for-test methodology * Windows programming * One or more scripting languages * Relevant commercial domain experience in medical, automotive or defence

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27128 
Job ID
201165346 
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Polytec Personnel Ltd
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Cambridge, 
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Our Cambridge based client is recruiting for an Engineering Laboratory Manager to manage all of the experimental facilities and equipment in the company's laboratories. This includes extensive materials testing facilities that are used for both teaching and research activities. The Laboratory Manager also provides technical leadership for all of the laboratory's activities, and works closely with staff at all levels. The role holder will manage a team of six technicians. In addition, the role holder will develop, construct and maintain the mechanical and electronic equipment associated with combustion rugs, IC engines and hydraulic rigs in the Laboratories. They will give guidance to others in the operation of laboratory equipment and facilitate the provision of appropriate resources. The role holder will also perform administrative duties to document the activities being conducted in the laboratory. The successful applicant should have a HNC or equivalent level qualification in Engineering or Physical Science as well as sound and proven practical workshop experience, ideally gained from having completed an engineering apprenticeship. You should also have experience in the management and daily operation of a research laboratory, workshop or similar facility. You should also be capable of designing and building experimental apparatus. The post holder is also expected to be able to manage a team of staff, take responsibility for the team's work, and adapt the service delivered according to need. The successful applicant should have effective communication skills and be confident in giving guidance to and working with staff. The ability to deal sympathetically and effectively with a wide range of people is also desirable. Qualifications, Experience and Skills: * HNC or equivalent level qualification in Engineering or Physical Science * Proven practical workshop experience, ideally gained from having completed an engineering apprenticeship. * Experience in the management and daily operation of a research laboratory, workshop or similar facility * Capable of designing and building experimental apparatus * Able to manage a team of staff and take responsibility for the team's work * Effective communication skills and be confident in giving guidance to and working with staff and students

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Job Type
Permanent 
Job Reference
27126 
Job ID
201164723 
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