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MPI are looking for a Cable/Assembly Technician for a permanent position for our client who is based in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.

Rate of Pay

From £13.00 Per Hour

The position is either fulltime - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or Part Time of a minimum 5 hours per day.


Our client has been trading since 1996, they are a small company. They make Cable-forms, Populates P.C.B.'s and builds electronic and mechanical assemblies and systems.



To build custom and bespoke cable assemblies, wiring looms, harnesses, conduits and umbilicals. Assemble, wire and test products to customer's wiring schedules, drawings, samples or procedures. Any other duties consider relevant to the above.


Update drawings or write build notes and procedures if and when required.


Knowledge of various cable termination methods and components and any other electronic experience would be a significant advantage.

The successful applicant must have previous cabling experience in an electronic or mechanical assembly environment.

Know how to strip and terminate wire and cable ends, solder and crimp to a high standard and understand the differences between a good and bad solder joint and crimp termination.

Be familiar with Heat shrink and various sleeving and braiding products, and Identify wires using cable markers, labels, and ties.

Feel competent using hand tools and automated wire preparation machinery and equipment.

Build Cables from a drawing or sample, read and understand wiring diagrams and schedules, and follow written procedures.

Capable of working under pressure and being prepared to complete jobs on time.

Have good eyesight and a steady hand.

Some familiarisation with modern manufacturing techniques and components would also be desirable.

The successful candidate will work in a small but friendly environment within a team not just committed to satisfying customers' requirements but exceeding them. You may be required to start and stop, run jobs in parallel and take over other people's work from time to time.

 Work can be repetitive, and the same job may take days, weeks or even months to complete.

 The working environment is clean and tidy, and all tooling, stationary, and protective equipment "if required" will be provided.