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Cable / Harness Technician

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 20 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81890_1707323171

Are you experience withing cable and harness manufacturing? Are you keen to work supporting solutions within the Aerospace and Defence sector? If so, the following role could be for you….

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cable / Harness Technician to join our award winning manufacturing team based from Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

My client is looking for a competent technician, capable of cable and harness manufacturing working from drawings and engineering instruction. The ideal candidate will be competent in the safe use of all hand tools and with the use of Jigs, fixtures and measuring tools. You will work with support from the engineering group with a methodical and precise approach to ensure successful completion of production tasks on high value hardware.

This role is offered on a 4 day working week and 12 month fixed term contract basis !


  • Will have Cable and Harness manufacturing experience, to specifications using Work instructions and Engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of ESD controls
  • Experience in the use of crimp tools and ability to hand solder to high accuracy.
  • Competent with using IT/Software packages.
  • Cleanliness and housekeeping (5S) methodology
  • Certified IPC J-STD 001 OR experience working with IPC J-STD 001 standards (highly desirable)

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development
  • You will be provided with meaningful work and education opportunities that will allow you to develop your skills and enhance your career, but equally important you can also enjoy a strong work life balance.
  • A 4 day working week (Monday-Thursday), a particular favourite amongst the team, giving you every Friday off, to spend more time doing the things you enjoy!!

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***