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Senior Optical Polisher

Wrexham University - Precision Optic Team

Location: Saint Asaph
Salary: £39,347 to £42,978 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th February 2024
Closes: 3rd March 2024
Job Ref: 2324599

Closing Date: Sunday 03 March 2024

Are you an individual who is excited to learn and excel in one of the UK’s bespoke large optic manufacturers where innovation, accuracy, and the willingness to succeed are key?

If so, a vacancy has arisen to join our Ultra Precision manufacturing team at Glyndwr Innovations Ltd based in the OpTIC Technology Centre St Asaph as a Senior Optical Polisher. Key skills and experience in CNC and conventional optical polishing are essential, this is a leadership role within a world leading large (2m) optics manufacturing facility. Current and past projects and partnerships include the European Space Agency, ESO-ELT, Airbus, BAE Systems, QinetiQ to name a few.

The OpTIC Centre has been operating for over 19 years supporting businesses with conference and meeting facilities, business incubation facilities and developing their own innovative, world class, Photonics and Optical products and processes. The Glyndwr Innovations Ltd specializes in the design and fabrication of bespoke optical components and systems. Capabilities include:

  • Optical fabrication and verification.
  • Design and implementation of bespoke test systems.
  • Integration and verification of optical systems.
  • Engineering design and analysis.

Optical Fabrication at Glyndwr Innovations is focussed on the small volume fabrication of large and challenging optics. The optical fabrication facilities includes both CNC and conventional polishing methods and the manufacture of in house fixturing/tooling by CNC processing. With these facilities Glyndwr Innovations can manufacture optics up to 2 meters in diameter and developing processes to fabricate and verify highly aspheric optical surfaces.

This vacancy offers the successful applicant a unique opportunity to join a small, highly motivated, and skilled team where independent thought and self-motivation are encouraged. The successful candidate will have the ability to lead and coach team members to manufacture and integrate high end opto/mechanical components. Working alongside experienced optical systems design and test engineers, you will help deliver low volume, high value, world class optics and optical systems.

The successful candidate will work closely with the production manager to develop processes, work instructions and training plans relating to precision machining methods for large complex optical surfaces on both Zeeko 7 axis Polishing Machines and a Hurco 5 axis Vertical Machine Centre and therefor previous CAD/CAM experience is essential. They will be expected to have a flexible approach to working hours which include some shift work (additional shift premium paid) when the process demands.

On offer is an excellent working package. Potential applicants may request further information directly by contacting Gary Davies on 01745 535128 or email Gary.Davies@Wrexham.ac.uk

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Wrexham University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

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