Optical Polishing Engineer – Optics – Taunton – O/JJ1166

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Optical Polishing Engineer – Optics – Taunton – O/JJ1166

Salary: £Competitive

Job Term: Full Time, Permanent

Job Outline:

We are working with a high precision manufacturing company who now have a requirement for a Lead Optical Polishing Engineer.

Based at their facility in Taunton, they are looking for a hands-on, driven individual who will take ownership of the Optical cleaning & handling, polishing and measurements.

You will be responsible for prescribing processing and process improvement methods, measuring and controlling process performance, maintain efficient manufacturing workflow and implementing process improvements.


  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience with Optical polishing equipment and processes.
  • A good understanding of Lean Manufacturing methods, i.e. Six Sigma.
  • Experience using Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.
  • Experience with the design of experiments / Taguchi Methods.


  • Preferably degree qualified within a technical subject such as Physics, Photonics, Engineering etc.
  • Chartered Engineer would be beneficial.

Additional Information:

Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Skills: Optics, Optical, Polishing, Handling, Measurement, Six Sigma, 6 Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Semiconductor, Taguchi, Specifications, Leader.

To Apply Direct: Please send CV and Covering Letter to Jenna@at-recruitment.co.uk

To Discuss in more detail, call: 01803 290 333 or Out of Hours: 07552 022947 (7am – 11pm)

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