Photonics Operative (SS/OFF/PhOp)


£8.49 - £9.31/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South West England -- Devon -- Newton Abbot

Job Type

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

We are recruiting immediately for a large and growing electronics/photonics business based in a state of the art facility in Torquay.

With appointments on a ‘temporary-to-permanent’ basis, you will spend the first several weeks of assignment undergoing product-specific training. Advancement is reviewed on a quarterly basis and benefits applied upon permanent appointment include extended holiday allowance and pension provision.

The Production Operator will focus on the detailed manufacture of high quality fibre-optic modules for cutting-edge technological uses including: signal transmission and amplification, motion detection, security, high volume production lines and medical instruments.


  • Manual assembly of components – highly detailed, use of hand tools
  • Producing a high volume of items to specifications
  • Reading and understanding technical build instructions
  • Working in a clean room environment
  • Working methodically and efficiently while minimising wastage

Skills and Experience

  • Good dexterity
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally working with small components
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • A good work ethic and a desire to grasp training opportunities
  • Well organized, an ability to work to deadlines while maintaining standards

Working Monday to Friday with a variety of shifts, the earlier shifts start from 6:00am and the later shifts finish at 10:00pm (shift premium applicable - £8.49/ £9.31).

Local parking is available but due to lack of parking on site, travelling by bike, bus or on foot is ideal.

Contact information

Ben Sellick-Tague