Electrical Mechanical

  • Job Reference: REQ_27925
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Employer: Saab AB
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Introduction

Saab UK is part of Scandinavia's largest defence company, bringing together the best of Swedish and British innovation. Saab offers world-leading solutions and services in defence, aviation, space, and civil security to keep people and society safe. Our UK presence has been growing at pace, meaning we can offer a wide range of opportunities for personal fulfilment and career growth. We currently employ over 500 people across eight sites in the UK, and our specialisations include software engineering, underwater robotics, radars, AI, and armed forces training.

As part of the global entity Saab AB, Saab UK combines the innovative spirit of a start-up with the resources and expertise of a larger corporation. Globally, Saab employs over 22,000 people, with operations on every continent. Our partnerships with UK customers and industry mean we are able to deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges, anticipating the threats of tomorrow. We invest 23% of our annual revenue into research and development, collaborating with a range of partners including industry and academia.

Saab is a company that offers our employees plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing a workplace where individuals can thrive professionally, paving the way for future progression. We also recognise the need for a healthy work-life balance to ensure our staff have the chance to live a fulfilling life beyond the workplace.

Job Purpose:

The role of the Electro-Mechanical Technician will be to assemble a variety of small and large mechanical assemblies to customer specification.

General accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • To be responsible and accountable for the manufacture and repair of electro-mechanical assemblies.

  • To ensure soldering and electrical looming is carried out to a high standard.

  • To be able to read and interpret electrical/mechanical drawings and general assembly instructions.

  • Ability to machine parts to drawing specification using basic milling/turning skills a desirable skillset.

  • Good knowledge of hydraulic systems would be an advantage.

  • To be able to carry out duties alone or as part of a small team.

  • To be aware of, and employ excellent 5S / housekeeping standards.

  • To use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in day-to-day activities and procedures within the specified role.

  • To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information & Technology) and other systems required to adequately perform the role.

  • To act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times.

  • To maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments in order to deliver business and delivery objectives or deadlines.

  • To carry out any other duties as detailed by your Supervisor or Manager from time to time.

  • To keep good time management to minimise any wasted time and maximise productivity and effectiveness.

Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE)

  • Cooperate with the company to achieve a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment

  • Work in ways that ensure your own safety and that of others; "Do the right thing even when no one is looking."

  • Report any incidents, near misses or other health, safety and environmental concerns

  • Deliver all products and services in line with Saab Seaeye quality standards to ensure we meet our customer requirements and highlight any quality concerns or potential improvements.