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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/09/2019

Assembly Technician

Glasgow, UK


Job Description and Responsibilities:

At Coherent Scotland we develop laser systems that help people. Our systems are deployed in a wide variety of markets including renewable energy, microelectronics, fundamental research, life sciences and medicine. Our aim is to make a positive impact on everybody’s life by providing customers with lasers with superior reliability and performance.

Coherent Scotland has grown strongly and consistently over the past ten years, even through times of global economic slowdown. We have a healthy product development pipeline which will enable this growth to continue in the future. This will generate a number of exciting opportunities for personal growth within the organization in the years to come.

Coherent Scotland is based at the West of Scotland Science Park in Glasgow and is a subsidiary of Coherent Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of laser products. We are housed in a purpose built facility with research and development, manufacturing and marketing all on one site, which we are currently expanding.

We have a friendly, business orientated work environment and great staff facilities within our modern building, such as an on-site cafeteria. In addition, we offer a competitive remuneration package which includes contributory pension scheme, subsidised private health care and free life assurance. However, if work-life balance is important to you, you’ll also be pleased to know that we operate flexible core hours which provide the opportunity to start your weekend early.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Kitting and assembly of complex mechanical parts.
  • Population of sub-assemblies with electronic or optical elements.
  • Cleaning of parts/assemblies prior to final assembly in the cleanroom.
  • Development/support of new processes where appropriate
  • Education and Work Experience:
  • Mechanical engineering workshop skills.
  • Scientific instrument assembly and adjusting skills.
  • Experience in an optical or laser background.
  • Basic IT skills including e-mail and experience of computer-based manufacturing planning
  • Time served mechanical fitter
  • HND desirable
  • Cleanroom experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Must be an EU citizen or have permission to work in the UK
  • Closing date for applications is Tuesday 17th September

    Closing date
    Role: Assembly Technician
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    Location: Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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