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Assembly / Production Technicians

Assembly / Production Technicians

Posted 17 May by Qioptiq Easy Apply Ended

Assembly / Production Technicians

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Three vacancies are available to join the Assembly Department within a global organisation that encourages and supports its employees to reach their full potential. Opportunities are available for a Vacuum Coating Technician, a Glass Cleaner and an Assembly Craftsperson to join the team on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

Who will I be working with?

Qioptiq is a world leader in the designing and manufacturing of photonic products and solutions that serve a wide range of markets and applications such as medicine, life science, industrial manufacturing, defence and aerospace, and research and development.

Qioptiq’s outstanding global reputation exists thanks to the dedicated team of over 5,500 employees, who are provided with an interesting yet challenging work environment. Qioptiq endeavours to achieve excellent communication throughout the company, and has a focus on encouraging personal development and supporting individuals to exploit their potential, by actively promoting their quest for knowledge, enjoyment of continuous learning and active participation in the life of the company.

What will the roles of Vacuum Coating Technician, Glass Cleaner and Assembly Craftsperson entail?

Working within the Assembly Department, the three roles will include a variety of duties such as cleaning optical parts, monitoring and replenishing chemicals, to assembling a range of sophisticated electro-optical instruments and operating vacuum coating chambers to deposit coatings on components used for both military and commercial applications.

You’ll work as part of a dedicated team, handling high value products which must be dealt with the appropriate levels of care and precision, and you’ll play a key role in supporting the achievement of customer requirements, improving processes and providing quality work standards.

What will I need to be considered for the Vacuum Coating Technician, Glass Cleaner and Assembly Craftsperson vacancies?

  • Proven ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Mechanical aptitude and an appreciation of mechanical principles
  • A good level of education, with O Level/GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English
  • Keen willingness to learn
  • Flexible approach to work with a positive 'can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Strong IT skills

The following attributes are considered desirable for the Vacuum Coating Technician role:

  • A-Level (or equivalent) qualification in Physics or Mathematics
  • Proven experience of working in a manufacturing environment, preferably involving high-value / precision-made products
  • Experience / awareness of AS9100

Optical handling experience is desirable for all three roles, although not essential as full training will be provided.

What will I receive in return?

You’ll be part of a global organisation where you will be supported to develop your career with comprehensive training and support provided.

Salary: £21,138 per annum, plus shift allowance of £4,444

Attractive Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, free car parking, stakeholder pension scheme (with company contribution) includes Life Assurance at x8 salary, learning and development opportunities, bonus plan (profit share), healthcare scheme, cycle to work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, subsidised canteen, and on site occupational health support.

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week across three shifts within Monday to Friday. You may be working on a weekly rotation of mornings and afternoons.

Contract Type: 12-month fixed term contract

Location: St Asaph (Denbighshire, North Wales), conveniently located near to the A55.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Assembly / Production Technicians vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Qioptiq. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Qioptiq, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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