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Status of vacancy: now currently interviewing for early appointment

Location: Newbury Electronics Ltd, Faraday Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2AD, UK

Annual remuneration: starting at £7.75 to £9.00 per hour, depending on age and experience, hourly paid, overtime rates apply when worked

Date posted: 1-11-2017

Job type: permanent

Company: Newbury Electronics Ltd

Contact: Philip King

Ref: Newb/PEK-11117

Hours of work

40 hours per week, starting 8.00 am or as agreed.

Job Description

Job Description

Production Operative / Technician (trainee or experienced). Pay dependent on age and experience. This job has a wide variety of interesting work, all applied to the manufacture of printed circuits boards, and assembly of complex electronic circuits. Processes include photomechanical printing, CNC drilling, automated assembly machine operation, process control, automated inspection, convection, vapour phase, and selective soldering, CADCAM programming, testing, etc. Experience in printed circuit board manufacturing and assembly work is desirable but not essential and we will train beginners. If you are dexterous, careful, and with an eye for detail this could be the job for you. This is a trainee position although applications from those with experience in these fields are welcome. As your skills advance, your rate of pay will be reviewed, and there is considerable opportunity for you to move forward within the business if you accept the challenge. Promotion within the business is almost always from our own staff. Newbury Electronics Ltd is a busy, very well equipped, and expanding family business based in Newbury and founded 60 years ago. We are recruiting now for early start. Opportunity for short period of work experience to learn more about the job. If you are interested, send us your CV now.


Newbury Electronics is an expanding and respected local family run business. We are one of the largest producers of prototype and small batch PCBs in the UK. We were founded in Newbury 60 years ago and now employ 85 staff. To achieve high quality production, and we have invested heavily in advanced production machinery. We value our skilled staff and successful progression through our training will be rewarded with increased pay according to the level of skill achieved.

Skills, Experience and Education

We do not expect any particular previous experience, but an interest in technology and technical qualifications are advantageous.  You must be at ease working with computers. You must have achieved 5 good GCSE’s including Maths and English. You must be curious and eager to learn. You must be punctual. You must be prepared for the responsibility of producing a high quality service. You must be prepared to learn our procedures, and follow instructions to the letter. You must aspire to work responsibly without close supervision.

Holidays & sick pay

20 days per annum plus statutory holidays will be paid. Up to 10 sick days will be paid at full pay per annum after 3 “waiting” days without pay for each occurrence.

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Annually on 1st October

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