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The role:

  • This is an opportunity to be part of a growing manufacturing and supply chain team based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing and key contributor to a small, dynamic, fabless operations team responsible for linking our R&D organisation to product delivery via our suppliers
  • Ownership of transferring metrology and test methodologies from our characterisation team into volume production at our manufacturing sites
  • Metrology includes both imaging and non-imaging systems (such as luminance, uniformity, contrast, MTF) across manual and automated test regimes
  • Developing tests at required cost and test-time to meet outgoing quality requirements
  • Ownership of the relationship with test equipment manufacturers
  • Analysis, review and interpretation of characterisation results and communicating findings
  • Working with suppliers and WaveOptics technical teams to resolve manufacturing related yield and margin issues
  • Happy to travel up to 30% within Europe & China

What we need to see:

  • Strong BSc or higher-level degree in Physics, optical sciences or engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience / background in product or test engineering
  • Background in optical production test in medium to high volume would be an advantage
  • For the area of specialism: experience in as many as possible of the following:
    • New product introduction (NPI)
    • Sustaining production – problem solving and troubleshooting
    • Yield enhancement and cost reduction
    • Project and supplier management
    • Working with third party OEM suppliers
    • Test methodology implementation
    • Database management
    • Data analysis (eg. JMP)
  • Strong verbal / written communication and reasoning skills
  • MATLAB, Labview or Python

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