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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Build Technician (Prototypes)

Fareham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 3 April 2024

Join Saab Seaye in creating the most innovative robotic technology for the harshest environment in the deepest oceans and most turbulent waters. We lead the world with the most advanced engineering, electronics and software systems for pioneering electric underwater technology.

We don’t just create products – we are revolutionising the underwater world. So come and be part of an innovative and agile team that is dedicated to smart and inspired technology that is rapidly changing the future of underwater robotics.

Job Purpose:    

In this role, you will be at the forefront of undersea robotic technology. Your focus will be working on the development and productionisation of our new robotic manipulator. You will be required to carry out wiring and build of complex assemblies, working closely with our Projects & Production Engineering departments.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • To ensure all wiring, soldering and electrical looming of assemblies is completed, on time and in-line with delivery schedules whilst ensuring the highest quality IPC 610/620 standards are maintained.
  • To work with complex and intricate mechanical assemblies including oil filling, harmonic drives, electrical braking systems and rotor/stators.
  • To have a good understanding of electrical drawings and to be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and General Assembly instructions.
  • To have good problem solving abilities, working within an evolving process, generating innovative ideas and ensuring any design or build issues are highlighted to Production Engineering.
  • To maintain a good knowledge in the use of crimp tools, crimps, receptacle, sleeving, connectors and heatshrink materials.
  • To assist the development and implementation of standard operating procedures in a lean manufacturing cell, ensuring prototypes are transferred smoothly into production.
  • To help and support others with training when possible by passing on knowledge and skills.
  • To be able to carry out duties alone or as part of a small team.
  • To ensure the working area is a safe and clean environment in compliance with the 6S, best practice and health & safety policies.
  • To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information & Technology) and other systems required to perform the role.
  • To act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times.
  • To maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments in order to deliver business and delivery objectives or deadlines.

Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE)

  • Cooperate with the company to achieve a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment
  • Work in ways that ensure your own safety and that of others; “Do the right thing even when no one is looking”
  • Report any incidents, near misses  or other health, safety and environmental concerns
  • Deliver all products and services in line with Saab Seaeye quality standards to ensure we meet our customer requirements and highlight any quality concerns or potential improvements