Optical Technician

Location: Orpington, Kent Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Sector: Production Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Liz Collins

An Optical Technician is needed for a rapidly growing company based in Orpington that designs and manufactures scientific products marketed globally. Experience of working with optical lenses and vacuum coating is preferred, ideally within production environment.

The benefits on offer as an Optical Technician include:

  • Salary £20K - £25K per annum
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension (up to 7%)

Some of the main responsibilities working as an Optical Technician, will include:

  • Set up and align lasers for producing holographic polarizers
  • The coating of substrates
  • Operate vacuum coating plants
  • Carry out testing of components
  • Packing optical components
  • Assemble polarizing lenses in to frames
  • Carry our root cause analysis when components are out of specification

What you need to be the successful Optical Technician:

In order to be successful as an Optical Technician within this production environment, you will be equipped with the following applications:

  • Capability to work independently
  • Ideally experience of working with optical lenses
  • Capable of solving problems
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with vacuum coating
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Good concentration
  • Ideally, have some experience in working with lasers

This permanent position is a fantastic opportunity for an Optical Technician to become part of a rapidly growing company which will enable you to develop your technical skills and further develop your career within a specialist manufacturing environment. If you are an Optical Technician with experience of working with lenses and have some experience of working with lasers, then this Optical Technician role could be your next exciting challenge. Make it happen. Apply today.

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