Build Technician

Job title : Build Technician
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Didcot
Sectors :
Salary : £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN 3595_1711553662
Contact name : Layla Chehab
Contact email :

Build Technician

Location: Based close to Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Type: Full-Time

Here at Syntech Recruitment, we are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Build Technician to join our our client's innovative Design and Manufacturing business based close to Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Job Description

Working within our Manufacturing Assembly, Integration and Testing (MAIT) team this role will be responsible for ensuring our products are built and tested to high standards, they will work across our product portfolio which will include flight hardware and research and development programmes.

Build Technician Responsibilities

  • Assembly of research and development products and flight hardware
  • Testing of future products and flight hardware including functional testing/electrical testing/vibration/shock/TVAC/RF testing
  • Development and write up of Manufacturing Assembly Procedures (MAPs) and Test Procedures
  • Carry out Detailed inspections of Machined Parts using in house metrology equipment.
  • Work closely with the Product Assurance team to define and write up qualified MAIT processes when required
  • Identify and propose business improvements and if approved support the implementation
  • Support customer/internal reviews
  • Visit sub-contractors/suppliers when required

Qualifications, Skills & Experience


  • Strong discipline in engineering knowledge with experience in assembly of precision components
  • Demonstrable experience of using Metrology equipment
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of MAIT (Manufacturing, Assembly, Integration, Test (functional testing, Electrical bonding/isolation, Vibration, shock, TVAC, kinematic testing of deployable systems)
  • Demonstrable experience of using assembly procedures.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of detailed drawings, surface finishes, tolerances, materials Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
  • Self-motivated to meet objectives within defined timescales
  • Excellent organisational & prioritisation skills
  • Demonstrate a common sense/pragmatic and logical approach to problem-solving - ability to find simple solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams as required by the individual task


  • Technical knowledge of machine components
  • Knowledge of the relevant ECSS standards for the Space sector is advantageous
  • Previous experience in the aerospace, automotive industry is desirable, but Space industry is advantageous
  • Apprentice trained (Mechanical) a distinct advantage
  • An understanding of aerospace processes and components would be advantageous.

*This role may require occasional travel to suppliers, test facilities and could involve occasional longer days or some weekend work to complete builds and tests.*

How to Apply

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