Cogent Technology careers

Careers at Cogent Technology

Become a member of a highly motivated team at Cogent Technology Limited, providing electronics manufacturing services to a wide range of companies for applications such as Medical Diagnostics, Communications and Industrial Instrumentation.

We seek to recruit people that share our values of delivering excellence, on time, to our customers for PCB Assembly, Electromechanical Assembly and Box Build services. We have excellent long term customer relationships and believe that the way our customers see us is a reflection of the way we respect and reward our staff.

Apprentice Surface Mount Technician

Duties to include:

– Running of Automated Assembly PCB line
– Operation/Management of machines
– Setting machines
– Stock control using MRP system

Skills Required:

– Flexibility
– Self-starter
– Practically oriented
– Motivated
– Basic IT skills
– Some understanding of Assembly documentation


– 3-4 GCSE passes

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Stores Technician

Duties to Include:

-To be completely conversant with the processes and procedures in stores.
-Work to agreed timescales and delivery targets for kits.
-Assist in the clearance & inspection of Goods Inward materials daily.
-Agree and perform stock checks as required to maintain the integrity of the stock held.
-Report on Key Performance Indicators as agreed with Line Manager.
-Work to Cogent’s Quality Manual and to the appropriate quality standards – FDA 21 CFR 820, ISO9001 & ISO13485 as appropriate.
-Review on a daily basis progress against planned work with the Stores Controller.
-Work effectively and efficiently at all times.
-Highlight any process improvements necessary.
-Process Waste Transfer Notes, Container Storage and Waste Control Area
-Ensure Pride in Our Work Place is part of daily agenda.
-To carry out all tasks in line with the Cogent Technology Ltd Quality Manual and Work Instructions.
-To follow all processes relating to Health and Safety standards.
-To support and be an effective communicator of change in Cogent policies, processes and products, delivering the communication in an effective and timely manner to ensure that the team are fully informed and positively adapt to change.

Skills Required:

-Be familiar with and understand 5S methods.
-Counting accuracy.
-Attention to detail.
-Ability to read technical drawings and specifications.
-Basic understanding of Electronic components.
-Review and understand and contribute to Stock Control Processes.
-IT literate.
-To be familiar with and able to coach others in the use of MS Office, MRP and Sharepoint.
-Effective communication.
-Coaching and development of technicians you are working with.
-Familiar with the appropriate ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 quality standards.
-Be trained or have a Forklift Operation license (not essential).

Previous stock control experience is desired, but not essential.

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Test Technician

We are seeking a Test Technician to test, fault find and repair a portfolio of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, instrumentation, industrial and medical devices and support our Service Department.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, willing and flexible member of the team with good communication skills and attention to detail.

Skills Required:

•ONC in electronics; or an equivalent qualification or experience.
•Component level fault diagnosis capability.
•Ability to read and understand circuit diagrams.
•Functional Test experience.
•Computer literate.

Previous experience is desired but not essential.

Contact us today if you would like to be part of a growing and dynamic company!

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Automated Assembly Technician

Duties to Include:

-Undertaking assembly tasks as directed by the Automated Assembly Controller or Specialist.
-Understanding and working to drawings and Bills of Material.
-Identifying components, placing and hand soldering.
-Operating surface mount pick and place, selective wave solder and AOI equipment as per Business requirements.
-Ensuring all tasks are carried out in accordance with the QMS and ISO 9001 or ISO13485 as appropriate.
-Meeting production standards of quality and quantity.
-Carry out all tasks in compliance with company Health and Safety procedures.
-Ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in work area.

Skills Required:

-Good manual dexterity.
-Ability to pay close attention to detail.
-Ability to read and understand drawings/documentation.
-Familiar with electronic components and PCB’s.
-Trained in the use of surface mount pick and place, selective wave solder and AOI equipment.
-Hand soldering skills.

Previous experience is required, minimum 2 years surface mount pick and place.

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Applying for vacancies

Enquires about our positions can be made by emailing with the Job Reference as the email subject line.

To apply for the position please download the application form and return it to the address detailed within the form.

Please include a brief summary detailing why you would be suitable for the position and include it with your application form. Your application will be judged on the content of your covering letter and application form so please ensure it is relevant to the vacancy.

Cogent Technology Ltd is committed to an Equal Opportunities Policy in employment and will assess applicants for jobs fairly and without regard to sex, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins.

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Employment Agencies and Job Search Firms

Cogent Technology Ltd is not accepting unsolicited assistance from any agencies for these employment opportunities. Please, no phone calls or emails or you will be blacklisted. All CVs submitted by agencies via this site or to any employee at Cogent Technology via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written agreement in place for these positions will be deemed the sole property of Cogent Technology.

No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Cogent Technology as a result of the referral or through other means.