Production Support Technician

Job Description - The Role

As a Production Support Technician you will be working in the Production Engineering Department and reporting directly to the Production Engineering Supervisor. This key role is to ensure efficient daily running of the Sony UK Technology Centre test and assembly operations. You will get the opportunity to become involved in creating and maintaining total productive maintenance procedures for test and assembly, as well as have an input in implementing and controlling process changes. During peak times within the organisation, your skills may be required to join other departments to assist in the development of new test and assembly facilities. This role requires strong technical ability, knowledge of both test and product operation, and an understanding of the production workflow would be an advantage. 

  • Test equipment investigation/fault finding
  • Carryout total productive maintenance procedures
  • Analysis and reporting of production data (breakdown and no fault found)
  • Analysis of test data
  • Control and implementation of key process changes (Production Change Notices, Engineering Change Notices, Failure Mode Effects Analysis)
  • Implementation of productive innovation ideas
  • Support the product repair operation
  • Provide input during Design For Manufacture evaluations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • HNC or above in electrical/electronic is anticipated (or time served apprentice with experience)
  • Ability to read and understand computer programming languages (C, Python, and Visual Basic) is highly desirable
  • An understanding of assembly techniques and basic mechanical engineering is also desirable
  • Ability to interact with employees from other departments
  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude towards achieving schedules
  • Self-motivated and strong sense of responsibility
  • There is a possibility that this role will include shift work at peak production times

Salary and Benefits
  • Salary: c£22,000pa, depending on experience
  • Generous Company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to public holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Private health care (subject to service)

Company: Sony UK Technology Centre

Pencoed Technology Park


CF35 5HZ

Nature of Business: Sony UK Technology Centre

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