Wire Technician

JOB TITLE:      Wire Technician

SALARY:          Competitive

HOURS:           37½ hours per wk – Mon – Thurs 0815 – 1700/ Fri 0815 – 1245  (Overtime hours possible)

LOCATION:      Norwich, NR7

Are you an experienced Wire Technician who is looking for a change?  Are you craving a new challenge where no day or task is the same?  If so, you are the candidate for us!


We are growing our operations team and have several brand-new Wire Technician (internally known as a Wire Person) roles available.  This position is mainly responsible for wiring a range of our intricate world class products.

Within this role you will be required to work and communicate with other departments during production such as Mechanical Fitters, Test Engineers and Engineering.

To be a successful candidate for our Wire Technician roles you must have excellent soldering skills and strong attention to detail to ensure the equipment is manufactured to the highest industry standards.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Wiring harnesses, cable assemblies and sub-assemblies
  • Be competent in wiring of cabinets and installing/connecting wiring harnesses into assembled units
  • Receive work instructions from your Team Leader and ensure your time is booked to the correct cost code using the company’s ERP system
  • Any other such duties that may be reasonably compatible with the nature and scope of the role


To be a successful candidate for this role you must be able to demonstrate the below attributes and skillsets:

  • Completed a recognised apprenticeship as a Wire Person or equivalent experience gained through previous employment
  • Preferred to be educated to a minimum of NVQ / City & Guilds level 3 in a relevant discipline
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, wiring schedules and circuit diagrams
  • Must be proficient in soldering, crimping, lacing and splicing
  • Familiarity with a variety of Mil Spec Connectors, Cable Ident and Cable production techniques
  • ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) awareness
  • Be a good team player with the ability to work using own initiative when required
  • Have the aptitude to produce workmanship to the highest industry standards

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Wire Technician role today by contacting recruitment@msi-dsl.com.