ElectroMechanical Technician

  • Job Reference: REQ_27052
  • Date Posted: 26 June 2024
  • Employer: Saab AB
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Introduction

Saab UK is a British company that is part of Saab Group's global high-technology operations. Saab offers world-leading solutions and services in defence, aviation, space and civil security. In the UK we bring together the best of Swedish and British innovation and engineering to provide our customers with products and solutions that push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. Our mission is to help our customers to keep people and society safe.

Our Saab UK business is going through a period of rapid growth, this means that we can offer a wide range of opportunities for personal fulfilment and career growth. As part of the global entity Saab AB, Saab UK Ltd combines the innovative spirit of a start-up with the resources and expertise of a larger corporation. Across the country we have seven principle sites which focus on software engineering, underwater robotics, training services and radars. Globally we number over 22,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and we reinvest a high proportion of our earnings in internal research and development. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge - to make the world a safer place.

Saab is a company with opportunities, a company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility as well as good opportunities for advancing in your career. Additionally, Saab is a company that respects each person's needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

The Job:

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

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.