Optical Fibre Technician Job In Southampton

Optical Fibre Technician


  • £23500 per annum
  • Posted: 26/02/2019
  • Southampton
  • Job Ref: 012102612
  • Permanent

Job Details

Optical Fibre Technician
Full Time
Permanent role based on outskirts of Southampton
Salary £23,500 (+ current shift premium of 20%)
12 hour shifts - Current Shift pattern - one week of 12hrs from 0600-1800 Mon-Thurs followed by one week of 3 nights (1800-0600 Mon-Wed finishing Thurs morning @ 0600).
24 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
Free Dental and Healthcare
Subsidised Gym Membership


We are currently recruiting for an Optical Fibre Technician on behalf of a Market Leader in the speciality of Optical Fibres.

The company based on the outskirts of Southampton and have been established over 30 years and export more than 95% of our production to around 50 countries worldwide. Their products are used in a range of diverse industrial sectors including aerospace, telecommunications, energy and fundamental research.

Some of the key duties of the Optical Fibre Technician include:-

  • Operating preform fabrication lathes
  • Following detailed product specification instructions and handling chemicals under controlled conditions
  • Completing and maintaining logs, spreadsheets and databases as indicated in work instructions

To be successful in this role, the Optical Fibre Technician will have:
  • Good dexterity and a high degree of accuracy
  • 5 GCSE's (or equivalent ) Grade C and above to include Maths and Science
  • Understand written and verbal instructions in English & Computer Literate, familiar in Microsoft office applications
  • Due to the nature of the work accessing equipment via steps, a reasonable level of fitness is essential.
  • Experience of working within a process, technical or manufacturing environment would be a bonus as would being a qualified First Aider

Please apply online to the Pertemps Southampton branch if you would like to apply for this Optical Fibre Technician.