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Cable Technician

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Cable Technician - Swindon

Ref: 834 Date Posted: Monday 17 Dec 2018
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Cable Technician

 up to £13.00PH

Temp- Perm

Full Time

As an experienced Cable Technician, you will be working within a team working on cable assemblies and looms working to AS9100 Standard and will have experience within the Aerospace industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Follow manufacturing drawings, process control documents and Codes of Practice, Quality, Safety, General standards and Company Procedures.
  • Visually and electrically inspect and test wiring harnesses and cable assemblies when required
  • Build prototype harnesses and cable assembly as required.
  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of processes, procedures and quality within the department.
  • Working closely with our Engineering department  and assembly teams

Experience required:

  • You must have previous experience in wire harness/ loom building, connector assembly, and cable preparation, wire stripping and laying, braid, tubing, backshells and marker sleeves.
  • Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Experience of soldering (preferably fine soldering) and crimp contacts.  
  • A good understanding of cable assembly products, their performance, features, benefits and limitations.
  • Knowledge and trained to IPC/WHMA-A-620 would be highly advantageous.
  • Knowledgeable of quality control procedures, techniques and test methods required in the manufacture of military standard wiring harnesses.


  • A practical hands-on approach, with good concentration and attention to detail.
  • Show initiative and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Be prepared to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge.
  • Technical by nature whilst having a logical methodical approach to the given task.
  • Be an effective communicator, both written and verbal.
  • A willingness to get involved and be happy to move between production departments on occasions is also vital to success in this role.