Production Technician

Oxford (On-site)
Operations – Manufacturing /
Full-Time /
Join ONI and Explore the Boundaries of Scientific Discovery!

At ONI, we are driven by a profound mission: to propel scientific discovery and combat diseases by granting everyone the ability to visualize, comprehend, and share the intricate microscopic details of life. Our revolutionary Nanoimager stands at the forefront of advancing cellular studies on a molecular level, making substantial contributions to the evolution of scientific knowledge.

We dedicate ourselves to broadening the realms of human potential, and we are actively seeking an enthusiastic and devoted Production Technician to join our pioneering team located in Oxford. We believe in the power of relentless curiosity and the pursuit of excellence, and we invite you to join us in shaping the future of scientific exploration and healthcare breakthroughs.

As a production technician you will be responsible for the assembly of Nanoimager subcomponents and subsequent alignment and assembly of the main microscope system.

Your Role at ONI:

    • Assemble the Nanoimager microscope in accordance with work instructions and defined protocols
    • Assemble, calibrate, and quality control opto-mechanical and electronic subcomponents
    • Assemble, calibrate and quality control laser components
    • Carry out optical alignment of lasers, mirrors, and lenses, and quality control and testing
    • Carry out alignment and quality control of systems-level product
    • Quality control components and materials from vendors to ensure tolerances are met for FIQA process
    • Review and follow technical documentation during assembly and alignment i.e. drawings, work instructions, SOPs
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the workspace and cleanroom to ensure adherence to particulate and dust control standards.

Essential skills and qualifications

    • Proficient in assembling intricate systems using high-precision subcomponents
    • Adherence to precise work instructions for the assembly and alignment of components and systems
    • Proficiency in utilizing workshop tools and hand tools for machining and assembly tasks
    • Skilled in the handling and maintenance of laser-grade optical components
    • Ability to interpret technical documentation, including engineering drawings, standard operating procedures, and quality requirements

Desired skills and qualifications:

    • Assembled devices within a cleanroom environment
    • Worked as part of a manufacturing team
    • Degree in a relevant field i.e. Engineering, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
At ONI, we understand that a fulfilling career involves more than just challenging work - it's about enjoying a well-rounded experience. When you become a part of our team, you not only contribute to groundbreaking research but also enjoy a range of benefits designed to enhance your life both inside and outside the workplace. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we prioritize fairness and respect, ensuring every team member thrives regardless of their background. But that's not all - our perks include:

Competitive Compensation We recognize and reward your talent. Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects your expertise and contributions, ensuring your hard work is recognized.
28 days of annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and 4 dedicated wellbeing days.
Free Daily Lunches: Relish nutritious meals, courtesy of ONI, making your workdays delightful.
Onsite Gym Facilities: Stay active and energized with our convenient onsite gym, promoting your overall health.
Private Healthcare and Dental Coverage: Your health matters to us. Access top-notch medical and dental services, ensuring your well-being is in good hands.
Inclusive Culture: Be a valued member of our diverse, inclusive family. Your unique perspective is celebrated here, fostering a culture of mutual respect and understanding.
Cycle To Work Scheme: Embrace a sustainable commute with our cycle to work program, promoting eco-friendly travel and a healthy lifestyle.
Health Assured: Your mental health is essential. Access our comprehensive mental health support services for a balanced work-life experience.
People’s Pension: Secure your future with our pension scheme, investing in your financial well-being beyond the workplace.
Perks at Work: Enjoy exclusive discounts and deals through our perks at work program, adding value to your everyday life.
Specsavers Eyecare: Your vision matters. Benefit from our eyecare program with Specsavers, ensuring your eyes stay healthy and your vision clear.

If you are driven by innovation, eager to make a significant impact in the realm of scientific and medical research, and possess the skills and passion we are looking for, we invite you to apply and be a part of our mission to improve our understanding of the details of life.