Navtech Radar

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Repair Engineer

The position - Repair Engineer (in South Oxfordshire)

Navtech Radar is looking for a talented and experienced Repair Engineer to support the company through ongoing growth. 

We are looking for a quick-thinking, methodical, Engineer to join the team in a product repair role.  The ideal candidate will preferably have an excellent knowledge of Electro-Mechanical systems and track record in a technical service, repair or Engineering role.  They will be a keen problem solver with a focus on detail and clear documentation.

The applicant will be working within the service and repair team in the Production Environment.  They will be required to regularly communicate interact with various departments within the business including Production, Customer Service and R&D.  There will be a significant emphasis on timely repair of equipment, as well as performing root cause analysis and producing detailed customer facing repair reports.  Fault analysis will need to be clearly communicated to key stakeholders within the business to support continual product and process improvement.

The role will be reporting to the Production Manager. Experience of radar is not necessary, as full product specific training will be provided.

Company overview - Navtech Radar 

Navtech Radar is a world-leading innovator, and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions.  Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients worldwide, across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection on Smart Highways and as part of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).  

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Our work headquarters 

Our offices are nestled in a wonderfully tranquil AONB location, at the edge of Ardington in South Oxfordshire, within an easy commute from areas of Reading, Swindon, Newbury and Oxford.

Our culture and benefits 

Here at Navtech, we help create the right environment for our focused staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Key responsibilities:

This is a demanding, yet exciting role in a growing business, in which you can make a very large impact. The role also offers a good scope for personal growth and development.

  • Initial diagnostics of incoming radar for repair including standard inspection testing and fault repetition
  • Root cause analysis of fault with categorisation
  • Repair of radar within agreed timescales based on customer service levels
  • Testing (incoming, investigative, post repair)
  • Maintaining clear investigation documentation with evidence on the ERP system
  • Producing customer facing repair reports
  • Service and maintenance activities
  • Supporting improvements to the design
  • Coordinate and prioritise repairs in conjunction with customer service team

Your competencies

  • An energetic individual who is used to consistently delivering quality work under pressure and a meticulous approach to quality.
  • You must have the ability to communicate and work effectively with people at all levels within the business.
  • You must have appropriate technical qualifications or equivalent experience in Electronics, Mechanics or Production Engineering. Experience in a low volume, high value manufacturing environment is highly valued.
  • Leadership skills and experience of 8D Problem solving is an advantage.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience in an engineering/science/maths subject with good level of electronics/electro-mechanical knowledge
  • Excellent IT skills including: Word, Excel, Windows
  • Valid UK driving license
  • Valid British Or EU Passport or residency


Salary will be competitive based on this type of role within the Thames Valley. Other benefits include a bonus scheme, pension contributions and holiday loyalty scheme.

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