Production Technician M (Pre-pack)

Date:  14 Jul 2024

Bristol, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  Plasma Technology

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 working on the assembly line of high-tech, cutting edge products. As a team member, you'll be responsible for providing your expertise in preparing and finishing systems in Pre-pack before undergoing quality review for OIPT products. You'll work closely with the team to ensure that all products meet pre-defined schedules and world-class quality standards, and are ready for packing and shipping to customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and complete finishing for systems in Pre-pack prior to completion of quality review.
  • Co-ordinate with Test during incoming Quality inspection.
  • Assist with Installing and decommissioning of systems as directed.
  • Build systems, sub assemblies and piece parts to achieve build schedules and conform to ISO procedures whilst under close supervision
  • During the training period develop levels of technical competence required to support promotion to a Grade 3 role
  • Aim to continuously improve skill levels by increasing key skills competency as defined in the Departmental Skills Matrix / OI Quality standards
  • Maintain good housekeeping and 5S initiatives
  • Work on a rotating shift pattern in line with the rota notified to you by your Team Leader (unless otherwise stated in your contract of employment/terms and conditions)
  • To carry out any other duties within the manufacturing department requested by management to support the production schedule
  • Contribute to the performance of the Production Team through continuous improvements.


Education / Qualifications:

  • ONC or other professional qualification preferred but not essential


Professional Skills/ Abilities:

  • Detail fitting skills to a precision level
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Accurate worker, who is not easily distracted
  • Productive and focused.
  • Understands the team goals and contributes towards them

Preferred (but not essential)

  • PC skills
  • Driving licence


Personal Qualities:

  • High standards of build quality
  • Highly committed team player who aims to be fully occupied all the time
  • Ability and willingness to accurately follow instructions to deliver agreed outcomes
  • Flexible, co-operative and willing
  • Punctual and self-disciplined
  • Initiative
  • Conduct yourself at all times in a professional manner, taking account of the impact on those around you of your actions
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • Travel when required



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, early finish on Fridays, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.


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