Manufacturing Technician


Brand:   Brooks Automation

REQ ID:   R3967

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The chosen candidate will be engaged in the assembly of Brooks’ automated modules, related sub-assemblies and Bio-store and sample-store equipment.  Therefore, will require a general level of electrical/mechanical engineering and understanding, to perform the functions required for the role.


  • Performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with design/manufacturing engineers in new development or prototype assembly. As well as performing work, rework and testing and troubleshooting related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final system assemblies.
  • Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment.
  • Assist in developing methods and procedures from drawings and/or diagrams and schematics to control or modify the manufacturing process.
  • Works with engineers, quality dept, commissioning engineers in conducting experiments.
  • May be asked to prepare technical reports summarising findings and recommending solutions to technical problems.
  • Take on ad-hoc functions required by the team.

Technical Skills and Experience


  • Completed a course of Further Education study to BTEC or NVQ level 3 or higher.
  • Must have served a recognised apprenticeship.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and work instructions.
  • Familiar with Microsoft PC based software (Word, Excel, Outlook etc)
  • Working within a Health & Safety management system


  • Experience of automation systems, and manufacturing or testing of 3-axis robots.
  • Working within an MRP controlled manufacturing environment.
  • Working within an ISO 9001 Quality Assurance system

Personal Skills

•             Self-motivated in the pursuit of daily production objectives.

•             Ability to work as part of a larger team.

•             Work Commitment – must be prepared to expend the effort required to meet production objectives

•             Problem solving – must be able to analyse issues logically to resolve technical issues.

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