Fibre Optic Assembly Technician

£9.25 - £10.50 hourly
  • Matrix Global Networks
  • Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
  • 04 Feb, 2021
Full time General Labor Manufacturing Operations Skilled Labor

Job Description

Join our friendly, successful and professional team, becoming part of our continued growth and development within the exciting Fibre Optics market.  We design, manufacture and distribute a wide range of cables and cabling products.

We currently have the following opportunities for the right candidates:


Job Title: Fibre Optic Assembly Technician 

 We are looking for Fibre Optic assembly technicians to support Matrix Global Networks Ltd.’s manufacturing division. The ideal candidates work well in a fast-paced team environment, take pride in detailed-oriented work, handle production time pressures, and enjoy “hands-on" work. The candidates will primarily focus on fibre optic manufacturing but may work with our warehouse team to complete other tasks.

Job Functions to include:

  • Inspect, kit and assemble components of optical fibres, ferrules, connectors
  • Operate manufacturing test equipment
  • Use bonding materials: epoxies, glues, etc.
  • Work in controlled manufacturing area
  • Use generic cleaning liquids (alcohol, isopropanol alcohol, etc.)
  • Understand written work instructions, mechanical drawings, and schematics for a wide range of products to properly assemble and test the final product to the highest of quality standards
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment through compliance with procedures, policies and regulations
  • Proper handling and packaging of critical and fragile optical components
  • Assembly and testing of other fibre optic products and components
  • Maintain Covid-19 Compliance within the workplace

Skills Desired:

  • Ability to perform light manufacturing and use of assembly equipment, such as optical fibre cutters/strippers, crimping tools, polishing machines etc.
  • Ability to work with Word and Excel files
  • Self-starting individual with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work well in a fast-paced group atmosphere, as well as individually, and comply with high quality standards
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Relevant experience helpful but not essential as training will be given

Personal Requirements:

  • Attention to detail and consistent follow-through on assigned tasks
  • Must be analytical, observant, and communicative when it comes to the precise nature of their work
  • Works well in a team environment and as an individual
  • Overtime regularly available