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Job Vacancy: Instrument Assembler in Box Build (*2)

Job Summary: Reporting directly to one of our production team leaders, this position focusses on the manufacture of complex electronic assemblies and complete instrumentation. It also includes a number of supporting functions like cable assembly, wiring harness manufacture, electro-mechanical assembly, optical component assembly, and sub-assembly build. This role demands a good technical skill set, the [...] >> Read More

Job Vacancy: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

We will shortly be releasing details of an exciting job vacancy that now exists within the organisation. The position of Procurement and Supply Chain Manager is a senior position, and will focus heavily on the improvement and strategic direction of our procurement activity, and the development of our supply chain. We will be looking for [...] >> Read More

Job Vacancy: Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Summary: Our quality management system is a core part of our business activity, and due to ongoing expansion, we are looking to add additional individuals to the quality management / continuous improvement team. Reporting to the Quality Director, the key areas of responsibility are quality system management, continuous improvement, internal and external auditing, problem [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Electronics Limited welcomes Jon Hall

We are delighted to welcome Jon Hall who has joined Kingfield Electronics in the role of Manufacturing Engineer. Jon has over 20 years’ experience in the electronics industry and has previously operated in numerous engineering related roles. Jon is also a qualified trainer having successfully completed a course in Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) and is [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Wins Excellence in Manufacturing Award

Kingfield Electronics has won the Derbyshire Times Excellence in Manufacturing Award for 2016. The award is presented to the company that is able to demonstrate a modern, efficient and innovative approach to manufacturing. Kingfield Electronics Managing Director, Nick Taylor commented “Obviously, we are delighted to have won the Derbyshire Times Excellence in Manufacturing award. It [...] >> Read More

Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2016 Finalist

Kingfield Electronics Limited are pleased to announce we have been short listed as a finalist for the Excellence in Manufacturing Award hosted and awarded by Derbyshire Times. This award is presented to the company that demonstrates a modern, efficient and innovative approach to manufacturing. It includes a commitment to the excellence and development of its [...] >> Read More

Grace Blant from Brookfield Community School, Chesterfield successfully completes her 1-week work experience at Kingfield Electronics Limited…

We would like to extend our congratulations to Grace Blant from Brookfield Community School for successfully completing her 1-week work experience with us…However the week was a far cry from the usual filing and making cups of tea experience, instead, Grace had an intensive week looking at many different aspects of the business under the [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Electronics Limited invests in two new High Definition Digital Inspection systems…

We are pleased to announce that we have recently invested in 2 High Definition Digital inspection systems from Quins. These systems provide the latest inspection technology with many advantages for improving quality with high picture quality up to a resolution of 1200dpi. Auto focus and a high digital zoom factor are perfect for inspecting high [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Electronics Open House Event 17th/18th May 2016

Kingfield Electronics are looking to invite selected guests to visit its premises in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. After having recently invested £3M into a new state of the art manufacturing facility we are opening our doors to showcase the facilities and expertise we have to offer. The two day event is by appointment only so contact us [...] >> Read More

Gill Gibbons celebrates 20-years’ service at Kingfield Electronics Limited

Managing Director Nick Taylor congratulates Gill on 20-years’ of long and loyal service. Gill joined Kingfield Electronics Limited in late 1995, and has become a long standing and highly valued member of the PCBA assembly team. The business has changed substantially during that time, and despite changing technology and far greater automation, highly skilled operators [...] >> Read More

Kingfield Installs Fourth Environmental Stress Screening Chamber

We are pleased to announce the addition of a fourth Environmental Test Chamber to further increase our existing ESS test capabilities. The ShareTree TC/Slimline/600/-70/LN chamber provides increased thermal cycling capabilities over a wide temperate range of -70oC to +190oC and with a ramp rate of 10oC/min with a 5Kg, non-dissipating load for both the hot and [...] >> Read More

Europlacer X-RAY installed and commisioned

Europlacer AX8200 X-RAY capabilities Kingfield Electronics Ltd has recently installed the Europlacer AX8200 X-Ray machine. “It is important to keep abreast of technology and the latest in-house X-Ray capability compliments the Europlacer SMT line and Selective Soldering equipment recently installed. It is great news that a UK privately owned CEM is investing in its UK [...] >> Read More

UK CEM CONTINUES ITS INVESTMENT

UK Contract Electronics Manufacturer Kingfield Electronics based in Chesterfield has appointed Martin Green as its Quality and Business Improvement Director. Martin has over 25 years experience in the aerospace and defence electronics sectors, having held various technical, management, and quality/IT roles at Rolls-Royce and Ultra Electronics before joining Kingfield in August 2014. Welcoming Martin to [...] >> Read More

New facility receives AS 9100 approval

We are pleased to announce that following the expansion of the business and its successful transfer to the completely refurbished new facility at Kingfield House, Carrwood Road, Chesterfield, UK we have  verified our continued full approval to AS 9100, the Aerospace Quality Management System standard. Following four days of intensive scrutiny by the British Standards [...] >> Read More

Welcome to Kingfield House

Visitors to Kingfield House cannot miss our imposing new 42,500 sq ft facility in a most prominent position on Chesterfield’s leading industrial estate. We are proud to extend the line-up of world class manufacturers on the estate, which includes our new neighbours Franke, Motan Colortronic and Fusion Provida.     Following our announcement of new [...] >> Read More

We’ve Got The Keys!

The keys to a fully refurbished Kingfield House were officially handed over on Monday 19th May, and no time has been wasted to commence the fitting out. Paladin fencing now defines the bulk and small-part stores areas and 40 bays of shelving have already been assembled. 3D modelling software enabled the layout to be planned [...] >> Read More

Factory Refurbishment Nears Completion

Our new manufacturing facility nears completion as contractors lay approximately 3000m² of Industrial Resin Static Dissipative flooring, supplied by Reepol Industrial Flooring Systems to meet the requirements of BS 61340 for floors where electronic manufacturing processes take place. Chosen primarily for its ability to prevent a build up of static electricity, it will also provide a seamless, [...] >> Read More

Acquisition Of Additional Production Equipment

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of a further £500,000 of additional production equipment. This investment focusses heavily on increasing our current surface mount assembly capability with the current round of additions including the following: Speedprint SP710 in-line stencil printer EuroPlacer iineo II placement machine Aleader ALD770 AOI system TSM A70-82 reflow oven Additional [...] >> Read More

Factory Refurbishment Moves On A Pace

As we move into March 2014 we can reflect on several months where significant progress has been made in the refurbishment of our new factory. Since Christmas the roof has been totally replaced, new heating and electrical systems have been installed, windows added and the first fix of the internal fit-out is now well under way. The images [...] >> Read More