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Lab Technician

Lab Technician
by Admin on 05-01-2024 at 2:15 pm

Website Pragmatic


We are looking for an Apprentice Lab Technician to support our growing electronics R&D lab in Cambridge. The successful applicant will play a key role in the development of our technology and products. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about all aspects of semiconductor test. The chosen candidate will receive training in the operation of wafer probers, climate chambers, optical microscopes, to allow them to support the development of Pragmatic’s products and technology.

Key Tasks

  • Following a procedure to use electronic operate lab equipment, perform maintenance, and assemble prototypes.
  • Following a standard operating procedure to load, unload and run automatic test systems such as: Roll to roll RF tag tester, semiconductor wafer probers
  • Soldering, rework, and testing of PCBs (printed circuit boards)
  • Support engineers in setting up equipment, looking after stock and troubleshooting issues
  • Take a proactive approach to resolving issues, tackling problems, and learning about new systems.
  • Enthusiasm


  • GCSE Grade “C” equivalent or better in English, Maths, IT and a Science subject
  • Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • or “time served” Qualifications and experience

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional organisational skills.
  • A problem-solving attitude towards tasks.
  • A safety-first mindset.

Desirable Skills and experience

  • Previous experience as an electronics lab technician would be advantageous (but NOT essential)
  • Demonstrable experience in handling lab equipment’s such as oscilloscope, power supply, function generator. Etc  .
  • Experience in hardware handling, rework and soldering
  • Knowledge in calibration for lab equipment’s.
  • Knowledge of ESD and Health & Safety best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Previous experience troubleshooting issues with electronic test equipment
  • The ability to follow technical documents electrical and electronic circuit blueprints, diagrams, and schematics is an added advantage
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