Production Technician, Somerset West – Ref: 1089958-8


Ref: 1089958-8

Job Description:

Our client is a leader in astronomy and highly optimised reflectors within South Africa. This is a world-class team that designs and builds state of the art receiver systems for the world’s most powerful radio telescopes. They currently have an opportunity for a Production Technician to take ownership of the assembly and testing of product ranges produced at the production facility.

Position details:
Type: Contract which may well become a permanent position.

Reports to: Production Manager
Primary purpose:

To take ownership of the assembly and testing of product ranges produced at the production facility.
To share/transfer relevant knowledge and skills to technicians and other technical personnel.

Location: Somerset West, Western Cape

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in electrical or electronic engineering with 2-3 years’ experience.
  • Experience working within an ISO 9001 certified production facility would be advantageous.
  • A well-balanced, top achiever individual with a demonstrated track record.
  • Eager to take ownership and be accountable.
  • Able to lead, supervise and mentor.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to prioritise and multi-task.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with management and staff at all levels.
  • Flexible enough for an SME environment.
  • A general attitude of serving others to achieve a common goal.
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently.
  • Goal-oriented, organised team player.
  • General measurements – multimeter, oscilloscope, network & spectrum analyser.
  • Experience with electronic assembly and testing.
  • Advanced spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of RF principles (up to 10 GHz) would be advantageous.
  • Basic knowledge of fibre optics would be advantageous.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Company Description:


Production Technician, Somerset West – Ref: 1089958-8

Production Technician

Production Technician

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