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Senior Manufacturing Technician

Date:  13-Nov-2021

Oxford, GB

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  Magnetic Resonance

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 Magnetic Resonance instruments are used in a range of industries where rapid and accurate analysis is essential, helping to ensure the safety of the food we eat and stopping pollutants being released into the environment.



Senior Manufacturing Technician - High Wycombe 


About Us


Oxford Instruments plc is a leading provider of high technology products and services to the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities. Our core purpose is to support our customers to address some of the world's most pressing challenges, enabling a greener economy, increased connectivity, improved health and leaps in scientific understanding. We are proud to be recognised as the leaders in what we do and for the difference we make in the world.


The Opportunity


The Senior Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for manufacturing products and components to meet agreed quality, time-scale and cost objectives


About You


The Senior Manufacturing Technician will ideally have the following skills and attributes:


  • A recognised relevant engineering qualification such as an apprenticeship, NVQ etc
  • Will have held a similar role in a similar environment
  • Solid practical knowledge of skills such as mechanical assembly, electrical and electronic assembly, wiring looms, Electrical soldering, surface mount soldering and bench assemblies
  • Can support the implementation of changes
  • 5s discipline
  • Provides Training
  • Aspires to lead by example
  • Follows through business decisions with support from Cell Leader
  • Focus on personal development
  • Has flexible range of skills across cells & products
  • Positive & professional attitude to work and OI
  • Drives a quality culture
  • Flexible and can respond positively to change
  • Acts with honesty, integrity and openness
  • Desire to do a good job
  • Can work with a team and independently
  • Takes responsibility and is accountable
  • Can communicate effectively and positively




Key Responsibilities for the Senior Manufacturing Technician


  • From team production plan, manage personal workload ensuring all milestones are achieved
  • Utilise best practice processes, techniques and continuous improvement methods as introduced
  • Operate within the Quality policy and procedures as defined in the quality system
  • Maintain a flexible attitude and approach to changing requirements and priorities
  • Recognise team customers, both internal and external and strive to fully satisfy their needs
  • Personally, demonstrates highest standards of workmanship
  • Using agreed measures, monitor and report on existing processes, indicating the need for corrective action as required
  • Support the Cell Leader in improving the performance and development of the team
  • Establish and maintain close and effective working relationships with other members of the team



Benefits for the Senior 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, flexible working opportunities, 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.