NKT Photonics is a dynamic, international high-tech company and a leader in the development, building and supply of high performance fiber lasers and photonic crystal fibers. We employ some of the best and most creative people in our industry and they have helped to make us one of the fastest growing and most innovative photonics companies in the World. At our facility in Switzerland, our expertise is the development and production of ultrafast solid-state lasers.It’s an exciting, inspiring place to work where we encourage both personal and career development. To support our plans, we are now looking for a talented and very experienced Production Technician to join our growing team.
JOB OVERVIEWManufactures and aligns complex laser systems. Produces and assembles complex lasers systems. Responsible for the performance if each module and that manufacturing complies with specifications. Quality inspection and measurement of components for lasers
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for production and the testing and screening of modules. Responsible for alignment of complex laser systems fault finding and making improvements to maximise efficiencies. Detailed production recording. Supplies performance data and yields. Identifies issues and tests improvements. Provides input to the engineering through the life of the product including any changes or improvements to the product. Provides detailed production recording. Ensures quality inspection and measurement of sub-components used for our laser system. Gives feedback to product engineers to ensure that design is manufacturable. Responsible for some training of team colleagues in association with the job. Responsible for in house product servicing. Maintains and improved product documentation. Calibrates the performance of production equipment.
KEY INTERACTIONSWith the Quality department, Research and Development, Production line, Electronics, Sales and Fiber Optics teams.
LEADERSHIP EXPECTATIONSManages within own team. Managing team goals, objectives and KPIs. Managed own priorities and initiatives. Works within policy and monitors policy. Responsible for own competencies and addresses any gaps in capability.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDRelevant degree qualification desirable, HNC equivalent at a minimum and relevant Quality qualification.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREDOrganised, structured and methodical. Laser manufacturing. Hands on analytical and target orientated skills. Manufacturing techniques. Able to show other members of the team how to produce laser systems.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREDAt least four years of experience in the photonics industry. Experience of aligning and producing complex laser systems. Experience of quality inspection. Experience with engineering documentation; bill of materials, work instructions, and assembly process documentation for new products. Multidisciplinary engineering experience in mechanics and fiber optics. Experience interacting with a range of other engineers. Experience of Fibre drawing required Experience of QMS.
TRAVEL EXPECTATIONSUp 5 % annually.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to read English capably, spoken English an advantage.