Electronic Technician

Electronic Technician

Job Title: Electronic Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £24k - £32k + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15535+AD
Contact Name: Alex Dobson
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2017 14:49

Job Description

  • Electronic Technician
  • Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
  • £24k - £32k depending on experience
  • Major chemical and petrochemical service organisation
  • Hands on experience is essential

A varied and challenging new position has arisen in Borehamwood, Herts, for an Electronic Technician with a Mechanical skills background. This is a brand new opportunity with a growing organisation who offer a range of bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimetry services to different businesses in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical sectors. If you are looking for variety, accountability and a strong opportunities for career progression, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Company

An established, well-respected organisation, involved in the custom supply of services to major global chemical and petrochemical corporations, to develop new chemicals, plastics and medicines. Based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, the company do not carry out process research themselves, but rather provide their clients with bench and pilot scale automated reactor and calorimeters, for such work. Their systems typically consist of a stirred reactor with all the necessary probes and liquid/gas dosing capability to enable a wide range of processes to be investigated. Their equipment consists of electronics for measuring things such as temperature, pressure and pH plus stirred glass and metal chambers that are heated/cooled for performing the experiments.

Operating internationally, they are a company that specializes in the research and development of chemical reactors and systems. They provide both automated and manual tools for process R&D to clients in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in academia. Originally established in 1987, the company has grown to include a complete team of chemists and chemical engineers, working from a fully equipped testing facility, backed with powerful and chemist-friendly software.

The Role

Ideally the company are looking for a hands-on electronics technician with some experience of chemical workshop skills. You will work within the projects department where you will be involved in assembly and complete testing of experimental systems before they are shipped out to our clients worldwide.

It is important to be able to understand electronic layout drawings and some number of repairs, cabling and general fault finding is necessary ideally together with familiarity with mechanical and pressure fittings, and use of machine tools. Experience in the region of 3-5+ years would be beneficial.


In addition to a generous salary (£24k - £32k depending on experience), the company offers an annual bonus, 22 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) and an excellent pension (after 1 year’s service).


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