Manufacturing Technician

Date: Apr 5, 2024

Location: Dunfermline, GB, KY11 8ZS

Company: Optos

Manufacturing Technician




We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our Global Operations team based in Dunfermline, Fife. 

This is a technical role assembling and fault-finding of highly complicated systems that require knowledge of mechanics, electronic, optical engineering, and software (specifically Linux).



  • Assembling materials in kit form whilst stringently adhering to working procedures.
  • Aligning complicated optical systems.
  • Fault finding of scan heads.
  • Ensuring capacity and quality levels are maintained.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of area ensuring cleanliness and functionality at all times.
  • Effective use of jigs and fixtures.
  • Working as part of a team to help achieve targets.
  • Completion of Microsoft Word and Excel based route cards.
  • Potentially working in stores area packing, unpacking product.



  • HNC or above (or equivalent) or equivalent education gained through work experience.
  • Previous experience in an optical/scientific instrumentation environment preferred.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing.
  • An ability to work within tight deadlines and manage time effectively.
  • Team oriented - strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.
  • PC literate – specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Be physically capable as described in the ‘Additional Job Demands’ below.



At Optos, we offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.



We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, age or protected veteran status.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and want to join a great team, please click on the apply button!