Production Technician in Christchurch bei Curtiss-Wright

Veröffentlicht: 9/20/2021



Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the product brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

We develop and manufacture electronic throttle controls, transmission shifters and sensors for commercial off-highway equipment and heavy trucks, helping to address the long-term trend towards attaining higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions. We also supply operator controls and advanced motor controllers for hybrid and electric vehicles, such as buses, forklift trucks, pallet stackers, wheelchairs, and rehabilitation chairs.

Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Test Technician to join our state-of-the-art-facility by Bournemouth Airport. This new position will be joining our busy team to provide key support for our increased workload. You will be highly self-motivated, able to work both independently and as part of our team.

Your Challenge:

  • Use the departmental IT systems to book in and record customer returns and their associated documentation.
  • Test and investigate products returned by customers to identify failure causes and determine appropriate rework or repair schemes.
  • Determine the root causes of failures and identify improvement opportunities where appropriate.
  • Record investigation findings in a manner suitable for direct customer response including the use of 8D format reports.
  • Perform repair or rework in accordance with company workmanship guidelines.
  • Communicate directly with customers regarding returns and products to provide status updates and technical details.
  • Comply with health, safety and environmental requirements applicable to work being undertaken.
  • Support production activities by investigating and reworking end-of-line test failures.
  • Support department activities such as 6S, stock management and general housekeeping.

Your Expertise:

  • BTEC ONC in electronics or relevant experience
  • Computer literate
  • Able to read schematic diagrams and mechanical drawings
  • Working knowledge of electronic fault finding and repair techniques, including surface mount components
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Able to work under pressure, produce quality work with attention to detail

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition opens an email client applicationopens an email client applicationand we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.