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Test Operative

Job Details
  • 4794
  • IQD Frequency Products
  • Crewkerne, Somerset
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • An attractive salary + excellent benefits

Test Operative

IQD Frequency Products Ltd has been providing electronic components for time and frequency control for 45 years. We are based in the UK but support customers across the world. Four years ago, IQD became part of the Wurth eiSos group who supply a large range of electronic components. The eiSos group includes more than 7,300 employees and has an active sales team based in every country in the world.

We are a small company thinking dynamically and constantly looking to change and adapt to market needs, but we are also part of a very large global company with all the infrastructure, support and opportunities this offers.

The Role – Test Operative

As a Test Operative, you be trained in the use of specialist test and measurement equipment to verify our products to meet specifications. Our equipment will make the measurements, but you will need to spot any failing parts and take action to report this. Our components are very small, so you will be comfortable using tweezers and magnifying equipment.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Testing of IQD product on specialised test equipment
  • Loading test equipment for automated testing
  • Analysing, reporting and documenting results of testing
  • Routine housekeeping and maintenance of test equipment and jigging

You’ll be joining a small, yet highly experienced team based at our Crewkerne (Somerset) office. We are hardworking and passionate people, we are excited by the prospect of growth and the changes this brings with it. Our company is growing fast, providing you scope to develop your career within many areas of the business.

The Package

As a Test Operative, you’ll benefit from:

  • A permanent contract, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm
  • An attractive salary, level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with length of service)
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance (x3 salary)
  • Profit share scheme
  • On-site car parking
  • Free daily refreshments, with plenty of social events including our annual summer BBQ

Our Requirements –Test Operative

No previous experience is required for this role, as full in-depth training will be provided, although you will be required to have:

  • Confidence / manual dexterity using tweezers and magnifying equipment
  • Comfortable working on a computer, with accurate and timely data entry skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with superb attention to detail
  • Responsible, self-motivated, adaptable, and team player attitude

Although not essential, previous experience working with test equipment would be highly advantageous.

More about us

We have operations in America, Asia and Europe, offering a comprehensive frequency product range, from low cost commercial grade products to those used in high reliability military and professional grade applications including Quartz Crystals, Crystal Clock Oscillators and Rubidium Oscillators covering frequencies from the kHz range to over 1GHz. We were acquired by Würth Elektronik eiSos Group in 2017.

All applications for this Test Operative vacancy are to be submitted online.

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