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Repair Technician

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Full-time permanent role working days Mon-Friday with overtime available 

Industrial Automation Repair Technicians:

The Repair Technician role involves, but is not limited to, the repair and/or calibration of industrial controls including printed circuit boards (PCB’s), timers, counters, programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), drives, human machine interfaces (HMI’s) and temperature & process controls. Experience in the servo and/or robotics industry would be a plus.

Responsibilities include test functionality of each unit repaired, ordering parts for each unit processed and updating tracking notes in a customer retention management (CRM) system reflecting the steps take to repair each unit. Technicians are required to perform repairs of units down to component level, using good soldering and troubleshooting skills. Use of test equipment (oscilloscope, multi-meter, function generator) and test fixtures is necessary to ensure the complete and proper repair of each unit. 


  • Soldering to a high level
  • Troubleshooting down to component level
  • Using a range of test equipment
  • 90% bench level electronic and electro-mechanical / 10% documentation of actions taken on each item and team communication
  • Ordering parts to assist with repairs
  • Clean, check, service and test repaired items to ensure it is fit for purpose.
  • Communicating with and reporting to a Repair Supervisor

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED for the Repair Technician

  • Understanding of the industrial controls repair cycle
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong Computer proficiency
  • Ability organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Good soldering skills
  • Good communication skills



  • GCSE minimum grade C’s in a Science subject, Mathematics and English
  • A recognised Electrical / Electronic Engineering Qualification is required (Electrical and Electronics, Controls, Automation, Robotics)
  • Experience in the Industry or a similar repair environment is a distinct advantage



Eligible for a Repair Technician monthly commission plan after 90-day probation period