Job Application: Technician | FMB Oxford

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Job Application: Technician

Job Application


We are currently looking for Technicians to join our manufacturing team, specifically in the Cryocooler and Detectors and Diagnostics areas, reporting directly to a Production Cell Leader.

The successful candidates will assemble and test products, sub-assemblies and components to agreed quality, time-scale and cost objectives and be able to work independently and pro-actively with a highly structured, well organised approach and good inter-personnel skills. A flexible attitude and approach to changing priorities and requirements is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Assemble products, jigs, fixtures and test equipment in accordance with the Quality Manual, technical specifications, drawings and work instructions
    • Manufacture or modify, as required, components, jigs, fixtures and test equipment in accordance with drawings and instruction
    • Undertake pre-packing, and preparation of documents for the shipment of products, including liaison with packers/shippers
    • Participate in design and post-project reviews
    • Ensure all work is carried out safely and tidily and in accordance with Health and Safety policies and procedures, including local risk assessments
    • Check own work and report any quality issues
    • Communicate professionally with customers (internal and external) and vendors
    • Participate in improvement projects, cost improvements and problem solving activities as required from time to time
    • Maintain plant, test equipment and tools in a good working condition

 Specific Skills:


  • Experience in the manufacture, test and installation of beamline assemblies or similar
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, functional specifications, work instructions, etc.
  • Experience of working within an ISO9001 discipline


  • Experience in the safe operation of milling, turning, grinding equipment and cranes
  • Familiarity with precision mechanisms and/or ultra high vacuum technology


  • 7% company pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Group Life Assurance and Income Protection

Applications should be made with detailed CV, along with a letter of motivation, indicating the position applied for.

Agencies need not apply.

Job Application: Technician

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