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Optical Technician (Vacuum Coating)

Thurmaston ,

Optical Technician (Vacuum Coating)

Cooke Optics Ltd are the premium lens manufacturer in the cinematography industry. They are highly profitable with a strong growth record and a high order book. They are now seeking an experienced vacuum coating technician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Optical component cleaning and checking
  • Visual inspection to high industry standards
  • Handling and delicate working with glass components
  • Prioritising work load, adapting to constantly changing production requirements
  • Preparing glass components for coating
  • Operating vacuum coating plants and assessing results
  • Monitoring parameters and tolerances of coating runs

Essential qualities:

  • Practical aptitude and good hand skills
  • Ability to work and adapt in a friendly team environment
  • Good eyesight (corrected by glasses or contact lenses is not a problem)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills for the discussion of objectives with other departments
  • Previous experience of working with vacuum coating equipment

The hours of work are as follows:

  •    Monday to Thursday 37 hours a week. Evening shift, but training will take place during the day.


  •    5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  •    Company pension contributions of up to 8%.
  •    Attendance bonus.

Please apply online to be considered for the position of Optical Technician (Vacuum Coating).