PowerPhotonic is a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision micro-optics for laser applications in materials processing, medical systems, and optical communications as well as the scientific and defence sector.
Our business was founded with the objective of providing unsurpassed excellence in all aspects of micro-optics product realization for laser applications. Our world-class design skills are supported by an innovative and flexible manufacturing process that allows the company to design a broad range of state-of-the art laser micro-optics.
Our world-leading position is founded on our deployment of laser-based manufacturing which we design and build in-house.
As part of our continued growth, we are looking for a Production Technician to join our ambitious team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter to join PowerPhotonic at a key period in the company’s growth.
This role forms part of the Technical Operations team, supporting production output. The primary areas of focus will be operating the manufacturing machinery, metrology, functional test and dicing centers. Along with general day to day cleanroom housekeeping, other sales order fulfilment activities including: packing, shipping and labelling.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Key areas of responsibility comprise:
Loading, unloading, and processing on production equipment of optical components.
Operation of Manufacturing Machining, Metrology, Functional Test and Dicing Centres
Preparation of optical glass substrates ready for processing
Inspection of optical parts under microscope, and investigation of cause of defects
Monitoring and replenishment of substrate stocks.
Packaging and shipping of product to outside vendors and customers
General cleanroom housekeeping
Transactional and stock management in MS NAV ERP System
Ensure the company values are always upheld when performing this role
Any other activities as may reasonably be required by the line manager from time to time
Required qualifications and experience
PC Literate, with knowledge of Microsoft packages (Excel & Word)
Experience of working with computer-controlled equipment.
Consolidated experience in a precision manufacturing industry.
Production experience within a cleanroom/controlled environment
Experience of manual inspection using microscopes and other equipment.
Use of an ERP system within a production environment.
Optoelectronic or semi-conductor industry experience
Production within a regulated environment
Familiar with 5S and ISO9001.
PowerPhotonic’s core values of Innovation, Collaboration, Transparency and Excellence are the foundation for the company’s growth and success. The company is looking for candidates who share these values and can demonstrate the following:
Comfortable operating in a small and fast paced company environment
Flexible and responsive approach to managing workload.
Ability to plan and prioritize work independently and flag and escalate issues as required.
Team player, communicates effectively and builds good working relationships.
Maintains social, ethical and organizational norms in conducting internal and external business activities.
Focus on Product Quality.
Working with sensitive/fragile material e.g. fused silica, silicon wafers etc.
Inspection tasks under microscope.
Working conditions and physical demands
This role is in a Cleanroom environment. Cleanroom PPE must be worn at all times (Coveralls, gloves, hood, and mask) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a full-time position.
All applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK.
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About PowerPhotonic Limited
A global leader in the design and manufacture of precision micro optics