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Production Technician

Date:  Apr 6, 2021

Scotts Valley, CA, US

Job Function:  Operations
Business Unit:  X-Ray Technology

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyze and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level.

X-Ray Technology is located amongst the redwood trees in Scotts Valley and is the leading provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry with more than 30 facilities world-wide.


Oxford Instruments X-Ray Technology offers competitive pay, on the job training, opportunities for growth and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and an exceptional 401 K/match program (if eligible).


We are looking for a hardworking, detail-oriented Production Technician to join our dynamic operations team.  You will help us build and ship high tech, high quality products to our customers around the world.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2+ years of hands on production experience.  We are a growing company and ramping up our production staff.   If you love hands on work, then make Oxford Instruments X-Ray Technology the next step in your career!



Includes the following job duties and responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned):

•Electronics Assembly

•Micro Assembly

•Production, Assembly, and Test equipment operation

•High vacuum

•X-Ray Technology



• Minimum 2 years’ experience in manufacturing/production

• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook

• Strong attention to detail, including accuracy and thoroughness

• Solid communications skills both verbal and written


Preferred Skills

  • Cleanroom experience
  • Use of Microscope
  • Glass forming
  • Strong use of a gas torch, and/or TIG Welding



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull up to 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance



Oxford Instruments X-Ray Technology (OIXT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of OIXT to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.    


Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments does not accept agency CV’s. Please do not forward details to our jobs alias, Oxford Instruments employees or any other company location. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV’s.

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