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We are seeking to fill a number of temporary vacancies –
Assembly Craftsperson, Product Tester, Glass Craftsperson
Type of Contract
Hours of Work
Closing date for applications
: St Asaph
: HMD Cell
: Fixed Term (6 month contract)
: 36 hours per week (some positions will require shift work)
: £19,871 - £22,255
: Wednesday, 17th December 2014
Assembly Craftsperson – to assemble a range of sophisticated electro-optical instruments incorporating
mechanical, optical and electronic components. Main responsibilities will include working as part of a
dedicated team, assembling a range of sophisticated electro-optical instruments, providing quality work
standards, involvement in process improvement, and supporting the team in achieving customer
Product Tester – The product tester is responsible for testing and inspecting a range of
sophisticated electro-optical instruments in accordance with the appropriate test documentation to
ensure compliance with customer requirements. Main responsibilities will include working as part of a
dedicated team, inspecting HMD products for adherence to the Customer requirements, immediately
prior to despatch, and to submit products to Environmental Stress Screening, through the use of
Environmental Chambers and Vibration equipment.
Glass Craftsperson – to work as part of a team, utilising specific skills associated with Optical component
manufacture. Main responsibilities will include the manufacture of Optical components – using hand
polishing and machining methods, operating under minimum supervision within multi-skilled teams,
supporting operations in achieving an environment of Continuous Improvement by applying lean
manufacturing principles and processes.
Personal Specification:
Candidates should demonstrate a good level of education (at least a grade C or above in Maths and English
O Level/GCSE or equivalent), mechanical aptitude and an appreciation of mechanical principles, but above
all the willingness to learn. Candidates should be flexible and keen to learn new processes and procedures
with a positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach. The ideal candidate will have an engineering based
background (preferably involving high-value / precision made products) with knowledge production
processes, gained from practical experience.
Flexibility of working hours may be required, along with availability to work overtime to meet business
It would also be a great advantage if applicants had Optical Handling experience and competence in the use
of PC’s, however given the specialised nature of our business full training will be given.
How to Apply:
Applications submitted as ‘expressions of interest’ vacancies in the last 2 months need not apply – your
application will automatically be reviewed and you will be contacted if appropriate.
Please ensure you complete a Qioptiq Limited Application for Employment Form in full. An application form can be
downloaded from the careers section of the Qioptiq website: www.qioptiq.com/careers
You may also support the application form with a cover letter and/or a resume. Applications may be returned via
email to [email protected] , or by post to Lucy Morrell, Human Resources Department, Qioptiq Ltd.,
Glascoed Road, St Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0LL, UK. Application forms must be received by Qioptiq Limited by the
specified vacancy closing date. Candidates who are ‘on hold’ from previous temporary vacancies will be contacted to
ascertain their continued interest.