Electronics Technician

Joining a well-established, close-knit team, this is a demanding but exciting role with scope for development and progression.


Due to continued growth and expansion, Magnetic Shields Limited are currently recruiting for a new position of Electronics Technician to join their established team. This is a demanding but exciting role with scope for development and progression.


Staplehurst, Kent
Circa £26,000 DOE
40hrs, Monday - Friday
Full time, Permanent
Generous benefits package

About Us

MSL are leading specialists in the manufacture of bespoke magnetic shielding. Having been established for over 65 years, our experience and expertise allows us to adapt to the changing market and provide high quality, complex shielding solutions for emerging applications. Our products have assisted in medical research, electric automotive, aerospace, high-end audio and many more electronic applications. We are proud to pave the way forward in new innovative products and applications thanks to our specialist teams here on-site at Staplehurst.

Our ability to design and manufacture bespoke products, including installation of fully commissioned magnetically shielded rooms, offers our customer high quality products to meet their specific needs. With an expanding customer base throughout UK, Europe, USA and Asia plus a full manufacturing facility on site, MSL is fully equipped with the latest technology enabling us to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All our manufacturing processes (including heat treatment) are integrated in our production plant.


  • Competitive pay rates
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Quarterly staff bonus scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • 2x death in service cover
  • Competitive holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training and development

Key Tasks/Duties of the Role

  • Working with team on the practical build of repeating products to meet customer expectations within tight timescales
  • Documenting new and existing build procedures
  • Defining, documenting and sourcing suitable parts
  • Construction and operation of compensation coil systems for nullifying magnetic fields and systems for the degaussing of large enclosures
  • Perform test set ups plus operations (both in house and externally) whilst documenting procedures and results
  • Soldering / crimping key component parts as required
  • Fault finding as necessary
  • Meeting production deadlines for order
  • Ensuring suppliers meet quality expectations

Essential Skills

  • Educated to HNC level or similar in electronic engineering
  • 1-2 years practical, transferable experience
  • Electronic and mechanical assembly/testing experience
  • Understanding of basic fault finding and demonstration of logical method
  • Basic programming skills for equipment automation
  • Soldering, crimping and calibration experience
  • Electronic component recognition and understanding operation
  • Technical documentation skills with keen eye for detail
  • Strong analytical, alongside good computer skills & data presentation
  • Reliable, motivated with ability to demonstrate logical and reasoned approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, must be able to relay information internally &externally
  • Excellent IT skills

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of the generation and testing of DC & AC magnetic fields
  • Experience of MCAD and ECAD drawings
We acknowledge that the most valuable aspect of business, is the people, and we are looking to recruit the next generation of our workforce!

We will invest in your success, is it time for you to join our team and start your journey?
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