November 30, 2022

Assembly/ Soldering Technician

JOB TYPELOCATIONREPORT TO
Full-TimeSouth Africa, Somerset WestProduction Manager

KEY PURPOSE OF JOB

A Satellite Component Manufacturing company in Somerset West has a permanent position for a Soldering Technician to support the manufacture of electronic equipment for use in satellite-based systems.

• You will be trained in the demanding soldering and assembly requirements of building equipment for space products.
• You will be expected to undertake extensive training in soldering of through-hole and surface mount components, assembly, and wiring and crimping techniques to international standards.

KEY TASKS

• Liaising with senior management and project engineers
• Planning and sequencing of workflow through the different manufacturing processes
• Hand soldering of through hole and surface mount components
• Assembly of complex harnessing.
• Assisting in any aspect of the build and test of space equipment.
Beneficial experiences:
• Familiarity with assembly for space environment.
• Familiarity with clean room procedures.
• Assembly of optical systems.
• Familiarity with electronic testing of boards, sub-assemblies, and completed units.
• Familiarity with traceability requirements and store procedures.
• Sound knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel)

PREREQUISITES

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Qualifications:
• Post-secondary training in electronic engineering technology.

Experience:
• At least five years of soldering and assembling complex and high-reliability electro-mechanical equipment
• IPC 3 certified

Prerequisites:
• Good soldering experience
• Appreciation of ISO9001 requirements.
• Familiarity with working in a highly controlled assembly environment such as military or medical equipment.
• Ability to work to tight schedules while maintaining high-quality manufacture.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work with small components and assemblies extensively using a microscope daily.
• Ability to interpret mechanical and electronic drawings.
• Be self-motivated and have the willingness to learn.
• Good attention to detail.
• Ability to manage time and work to deadlines.
The post holder will be required to interact frequently and effectively with other Company team members.

LANGUAGE
• Fluent English essential, second and/or additional languages beneficial

NewSpace Systems is committed to Employment Equity therefore preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.


APPLICATION

If you meet the requirements of this vacancy, please send your cv to:
lm@newspacesystems.com OR contact us on +27 (0) 21 300 0160

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