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Production Technician - Mechanical

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22385 - 28009 GBP ANNUAL

Oxford Instruments Plc

Abingdon, United Kingdom

Dr Ian Barkshire

$100 to $500 million (USD)

Company - Public



Published 978 days ago

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. At Plasma Technology, we provide tools for the engineering of micro- and nano-structures, with customers using our process solutions to research and produce materials and semiconductors vital for everything from medical devices and diagnostics, to electric cars and quantum computers.

The Opportunity
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Production team and work on the assembly build of high-tech, cutting edge products. You will develop new capabilities and work on some of our most complex system configurations. For this role you will need a strong engineering background and a high level of technical skills and knowledge.

You will be employed to work on a rotating shift pattern. Each working week consists of 4 shifts of 8 hours and one of 5 hours. Currently the shifts are Early (starting at 06:00hrs) and Afternoon (starting at 14:00hrs).

Key Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Build systems, sub-assemblies and piece parts for complex systems efficiently to the right quality levels and ISO standards, and to achieve build schedules
Ensure that the requirements of the BOM and the customer specification are achieved
Identify and resolve build problems
Report technical issues and record using the FRACAS process
Maintain your levels of technical competence by undertaking necessary training
Act as a point of reference to ensure that the technicians within the build area are fully aware of the build sequence
Train and guide less experienced technicians
Set an example of the highest level of build cleanliness, house keeping and Health and Safety issues within the build areas, and support and promote 5S initiatives
Contribute to the performance of the Production Team through continuous improvement initiatives
Work on a rotating shift pattern in line with the rota notified to you by your Team Leader.

About you :Essential unless otherwise stated:
Time served Mechanical apprenticeship or City and Guilds part 3, or
HND, HNC, or BTech level 3
Detail fitting skills to precision level, including: -
machining (typically milling and turning)
Vacuum and pneumatics
Pipe bending with stainless steel, ¼” to ½”
Ability to read mechanical drawings
Ability to fault find and implement corrective action
Ideally - relevant Electrical Qualifications
Ideally - combination of mechanical, electrical and electronic assembly skills
Ideally - experience of working in the semiconductor industry
PC skills
Highly committed team player
High standards of build quality; flexible, co-operative and willing; punctual and self-disciplined
Good communication skills

In addition to a competitive starting salary, Oxford Instruments also offers structured career development opportunities, a good work-life balance, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, 25 days annual leave, half-days on Fridays, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.

The location from Autumn 2023 :
We’re moving! We are looking forward to relocating to our impressive purpose-built, high-tech premises. The new site is located at: WESTERN APPROACH DISTRIBUTION PARK, SEVERN BEACH, BRISTOL BS35

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Note to recruitment agencies : Oxford Instruments operates a Preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not forward candidate details in response to this advert, or to any Oxford Instruments employees or other company locations. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

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