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Engineering Technician

Job Description

Location: Leeds, UK

Filtronic is looking for an Engineering Technician to join our team to work on a range of exciting products. Our products range from low volume niche opportunity devices to high volume telecommunication, Public Safety and defence equipment.

There is an opportunity to join a dynamic, growing team focused on developing a wide range of products.

Purpose of Role

Assembly, Alignment and Test of prototype, qualification and small production quantities of Filters and RF subsystems.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Mechanical assembly of Filters and RF subsystems.
  • Alignment and test of Filters and RF subsystems, as instructed by engineering.
  • Defining test sequences using in-house test software.
  • Fully document build instructions and collate test results.
  • Qualification of products against documented test plans.
  • Electronic integration assembly.
  • Any other reasonable activities involved with the business, as instructed.


  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (C and above) including Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant field.
  • An understanding of basic RF principles and familiarity with RF test equipment.
  • RF/microwave mechanical assembly experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience in automated testing of RF systems would be an advantage.
  • Self-motivated and able to carry out tasks with a reasonable degree of independence.
  • Willingness to learn and perform previously unfamiliar tasks related to test and alignment.
  • Willing to travel occasionally (domestic and international travel).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to pass UK clearance to SC level.

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