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Test & Repair Technician

Test & Repair Technician

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Test & Repair Technician based in Irlam. The successful candidate will earn £22,000-£30,000 depending on experience.

The role involves inspecting and testing power supplies in the range of 200W to 24kW prior to shipping, investigating any problems down to component level, also repairing product which is returned from the field and occasionally offering technical support to customers over the phone.

Role Requirements

  • Candidates ideally will be qualified to HNC/HND/Degree level in Electronic & Electrical engineering.
  • Ability to use hand tools and good soldering skills are essential.
  • Have 2+ years’ experience of Power Electronics test or repair.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new skills are valued as much as specific experience.
  • You should be able to work well as part of a team and under pressure.
  • Be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Be familiar with basic test equipment such as DVMs, Oscilloscopes, PAT testers etc.
  • Able to read and understand circuit schematics and test procedures.

Role Responsibilities

  • Testing low voltage control circuits
  • Testing completed power supplies
  • Final inspection of completed product
  • Diagnosing faults down to component level
  • Replacing faulty through-hole and SMD components
  • Repairing returned products
  • Providing technical support to customers


Power Gems have been established for over 20 years and are based in Irlam. Our client manufactures a range of electronic power supplies for the entertainment lighting market.

The company pride themselves in ensuring that each member of their team feel valued, and never like they are a small cog in a big machine. Each member of the team is appreciated and plays an important role in the business.

Our client endeavours to seek out fresh faces and values enthusiasm and a can-do attitude as much as years of experience.

Why should you apply?

  • The chance to join a well-established company
  • To join a fantastic team
  • To showcase your knowledge and skill set
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension
  • Periodic overtime

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

Keywords: Test Technician, Electronics Engineer, Test & Repair Technician, HNC, HND, Degree Level, SMD Components, Testing, Control Circuits, Power Supplies, Power Electronics

Manchester, England, UK