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Optical Technician

Thurmaston ,

Cooke Optics Ltd are the premium lens manufacturer in the cinematography industry. Following a period of rapid growth we are currently looking to recruit an experienced machinist.

  • Conventional and CNC machining of glass.
  • Interpret and understand manufacturing drawings.
  • Using a variety of measuring equipment and instrumentation.
  • Optical experience is an advantage, but not a pre-requisite. All machinist backgrounds considered.
  • Prioritising work load, adapting to constantly changing production requirements.

Essential qualities:

  • Practical aptitude and evidence of 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

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

In return for the above the successful candidates will receive a competitive salary with full training. Following the training the applicant will be expected to work with minimum supervision, therefore must be self-motivated with a mature and responsible outlook.

Please apply online.