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Lead Technician (Electrical)

Date:  14-Oct-2021

Bristol, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  Plasma Technology

At Oxford Instruments 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.


If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and keen to develop your leadership skills, then this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 


We’re looking for an experienced electrical technician who is a great communicator and team player.   In this busy and varied role you will provide expertise in support of the Team Leader to achieve the smooth running of the build cell.  With your extensive product knowledge you will also play a key role in developing the capability of the build cell and the technical development of the skills of technicians.


This role will require working on a rotating shift pattern.


Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop the capability of the build cell to maximize quality, cost and delivery by continuous improvement of system knowledge and skills
  • Ensure that the requirements of the BOM and the customer specification are achieved, completing the relevant ISO procedures of the build file as required
  • Ensure that work allocated to the build team is carried out efficiently
  • Identify and resolve build problems
  • Interpret manufacturing systems to support the build process
  • Provide cover in the absence of the team leader
  • Work on a rotating shift pattern in line with the rota notified to you by your Team Leader


The Person:

  • Time served electrical apprenticeship
  • ONC or other professional qualifications
  • Detail wiring within the vacuum industry
  • Ability to read electrical drawings
  • High standards of build
  • Good communicator and team player
  • Ability to fault find and implement corrective action
  • PC skills


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.