Optical Worker

Location: Ilminster, Somerset, England
Salary: £10.00 - 10.50 per hour
Reference: 3494
Contact Name: Shannon McMahon
Expiry Date: 2022-06-29

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Permanent Optical Worker (MRF, Lap Room, Lens Edging, Polishing, CNC, Coating, Diamond turning)

Location: Ilminster

Hours of work: 39 Hours per Week - Rotational shift with 20% uplift: 6-14.30 M-Th, 6-13.30 F / 14.00-22.30 M-Th, 13.00-20.30 F

Salary: £10.00 - £10.50 per hour (overtime at 1.5hr rate after 39 hours)

The position is responsible for maintaining, setting-up, operating and troubleshooting CNC diamond turning machines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain equipment, setup and operate CNC diamond turning machines.
  • Understand optical manufacturing drawings.
  • Understand ISO and MIL specifications.
  • Create CNC programs for diamond turning machines.
  • Make adjustments to established CNC programs with minimal supervision
  • Select and adjust tooling changes as needed with minimal supervision
  • Designing of diamond turning jigs and fixtures.
  • Inspect and measure diamond turned optical parts to ensure conformity to specified tolerances.
  • Perform optical tests including interferometry and profilometer tests to determine optical quality
  • Perform cleaning operations to keep work area machinery maintained

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • 2+ years of experience in CNC machining (Optical manufacturing preferred)
  • GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English, Maths and Science
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of CNC diamond turned optical components
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and optical test equipment
  • Ability to read optical drawings
  • Continuous improvement through process development
  • Knowledge of manual handling
  • Strong organisational and communication skills

Closing date is 17th April 2022

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.