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Optical Worker (Lenses)

Job Category:Manufacturing
Level:Entry Level
Location(s):Ilminster (UK)
Closing Date:December 31, 2024

Optical Worker (Lenses)

G&H Ilminster, Somerset

Full Time Permanent Position, Monday to Friday

Shift work after training (Double Days)

Do you have a background in manufacturing or engineering work?

Do you have CNC experience?

If so, we want to hear from you…

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 have two vacancies in our Lenses department, where we manufacture custom lenses for imaging, focusing, collimation, and illumination purposes, using standard polishing and grinding techniques, as well as singlepoint diamond turning. Our product range includes spherical, semi-spherical, and aspheric lenses, including high-precision aspheric surfaces on optical glass produced using 5-axis grinding and polishing machines.

Main responsibilities of the role include;

To set up machinery, processes and equipment to enable the safe manufacture of optics throughout the production process

To follow written procedures to ensure the best methods and equipment are used at any given time

Take responsibility of department/cell quality, output, safety and improvement targets

Clean production equipment and work areas

Inspect and clean optics to required specification

Follow the MRB process for non-conforming parts

Ensure history card and other documentation is completed

Ideal candidates will have the following;

CNC experience, preferably turning or 3/5 axis with some programming knowledge

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

Used to working to tight deadlines

Ability to follow instructions accurately

Good with problem solving and results orientated

Ability to work on own initiative

Good manual handling skills

Flexibility and openness to working overtime when required

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy

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

20% Uplift for rotating shift premium

x1.5 overtime after 39 hours, x2 overtime for Sundays / Bank holidays

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)