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Coating Operator

Job Category:Manufacturing
Level:Entry Level
Location(s):Plymouth (UK)
Reference:PLY17052024
Closing Date:September 30, 2024
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Coating Operator

G&H | Artemis, Plymouth, Devon

Full Time Permanent Position, Monday to Friday

Rotating Shift work between the hours of 6am to 10pm

G&H is a world leader in optical designing, testing and manufacturing. As experts in the technology of light, G&H works with customers to provide optical systems, assemblies, and components for demanding applications. We currently have a vacancy in our busy coating department, as a Coating Operator you will play a pivotal role in our operations, responsible for processing products to meet quoted yield expectations. This involves a range of tasks including cleaning, loading, coating, and measuring. Adhering closely to written QMS & H&S procedures, manufacturing instructions, and test procedures is essential, ensuring the quality of the final product. The role requires a keen eye for detail and a commitment to performing interim quality checks diligently.

Main responsibilities include;

Preparation of coating chambers prior to coating product and completing routine user maintenance (plant cleans)

Cleaning of substrates in line with manufacturing instruction sheets and to apply quality control on cleanliness and cosmetic condition

Handling of substrates in a manner to preserve the highest level of cosmetic appearance when loading and unloading, and to apply quality control checks pre and post coating

Correctly set-up coatings equipment to coat product, and to ensure all correct settings have been applied using buddy check system

Correctly set-up measurement equipment to confirm thin film performances and to generate customer quality graphs

Accurately perform environmental and durability testing in accordance with the MIS to confirm thin film quality

Ideal candidates will have the following;

2+ Years’ experience in Thin Film Manufacture (desired) or similar work experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment

GCSE or equivalent qualifications in English, Maths and Science (Grade C+)

Critical thinking and problem solving

Result orientated with a positive, can-do attitude

Flexible approach to working and shift patterns

Willingness to learn and develop skills

Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy

As well as a competitive salary and training, company benefits include;

Site bonus

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Company pension pays 6%

Company bonus scheme

Health Cash Plan

£500 bonus for friend referral scheme (Ts and Cs apply)