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Optical Worker – Single Point Diamond Turning

Job Category:Manufacturing
Location:Ilminster (UK)
Reference:ilminster2022
Closing Date:September 30, 2022
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G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our five business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.

Description

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

Accountable to

Manufacturing Supervisor / Team Leader

Mandatory Responsibilities

  • Develop, support, and work within Health & Safety regulations, Company Quality and Environmental systems of work, and all other Company policies and procedures.
  • Working positively to develop and foster good working relationships with customers, colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity.
  • Promote and display G&H Core Values.

Role 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.

Performance measures

  • Planned activity adherence.
  • Attendance.
  • Time keeping.
  • Timely delivery of Company products.
  • Completion of new product development pathways.

Personal attributes

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Result orientated.
  • Positive can do attitude.
  • Punctual and adaptable.
  • Ability to work as part of a larger team or on own initiative.
  • Flexible approach to working and shift patterns.
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Methodical approach.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and to meet deadlines.

Skills / abilities

  • 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.