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Manufacturing Technician (IT)

Date:  23-Jun-2022

High Wycombe, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  NanoAnalysis

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. Our NanoAnalysis systems for electron microscopes are used in research and development that’s keeping pharmaceutical products safe, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing the reliability and power of the latest mobile devices.



Manufacturing Technician (IT based) based in High Wycombe, UK (6 Month FTC)


 About Us


Oxford Instruments NanoAnalysis provides market-leading tools and solutions that are at the forefront of materials characterisation and sample manipulation in electron and ion beam microscope. Differentiating ourselves through innovation and ease of use, our technology delivers faster, more accurate analysis for research and industrial applications including semiconductors, renewable energy, advanced manufacturing, metallurgy, and forensics.


By helping our customers to analyse and investigate features down to the atomic scale, we enable them to accelerate their R&D, increase productivity and make new scientific discoveries that underpin the shift to a greener economy, the development of new materials, and advances in healthcare.


 The Opportunity


As a Manufacturing Technician your responsibility is to manufacture products ensuring an effective and efficient operation to meet agreed quality, timescale and cost objectives.


About You

The Manufacturing Technician will ideally have the following skill/attributes and a background in an IT related role.


  • Hardware: Identifying, using, and connecting hardware components and devices
  • Operating Systems: Install and support Windows OS including command line & client support. System configuration imaging and troubleshooting
  • Software, License & Troubleshooting: Install and manage Microsoft Office Keys, Product Licenses. Troubleshoot PC issues including common OS, malware and security issues.
  • Security: Identify and protect against security vulnerabilities for devices and their network connections
  • Operational Procedures: Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism 


Key responsibilities for the Manufacturing Technician


  • From team production plan, manage personal workload ensuring all milestones are achieved.
  • Using agreed measures, monitor and report on progress and initiating corrective action as required. (e.g. quality, on time delivery, yield, rework and scrap,)
  • Utilise best practice processes, techniques and continuous improvement methods as introduced.
  • Undertake Inventory Control methods.
  • Maintain a flexible attitude and approach to changing requirements and priorities.
  • Establish and maintain close and effective working relationships with other members of the team.
  • Operate within the Quality policy and procedures as defined in the quality system.
  • Be aware of and ensure team compliance with Health and Safety policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrate and maintain professional conduct.
  • Recognise team customers, both internal and external and strive to fully satisfy their needs.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships throughout the business.
  • Undertake additional tasks requested by the Team Leader.



Benefits for the Manufacturing Technician

In addition to a competitive starting salary, structured career development opportunities, and a good work-life balance, Oxford Instruments offers 25 days annual leave, half-days on Fridays, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan. 





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.