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Gooch & Housego offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance. We also deploy sales and business development teams internationally.

Check out our careers section for current opportunities. If you don’t see a relevant vacancy at the moment, please keep a watch on this page. Alternatively you are welcome to send your resume to us to keep on file: for roles in the UK and outside of the US please click here to send an inquiry; for roles in the US please click here.


Location: Ilminster

Do you have excellent procurement skills? Come and shine at G&H, Ilminster.

Operations Director

Location: Ilminster

A fantastic opportunity to lead, inspire and succeed at G&H, Ilminster.

Product Test Engineer

Location: Torquay

This Role is to develop, improve and maintain bespoke company software and test applications for photonics products in manufacturing. Responsibility and accountability for all aspects of the Software and test projects assigned. Support other areas of the business with product test and software engineering skills when required through the correct escalation process.


Location: Boston

This newly created role, to be ideally located in the G&H Boston locations, will contribute to the further growth of the company.  The position will report to the Vice President of Business Development for G&H’s Aerospace and Defense Business unit, with substantial travel required to fulfill the role.

IT Apprenticeship

Location: Torquay

This role is based in Torquay and report to the UK/EMEA ICT Manager.  Responsibilities include all IT in the Torquay facility (office and shop floor/production) and will assist in all aspects of IT and gain knowledge of bespoke systems used within G&H. The role will focus on providing excellent IT support and services to all Staff/Service users and may require some accompanied travel to other UK sites.

Manufacturing Engineer – Lean

Location: Boston

As part of the manufacturing engineering team, having responsibility for meeting business performance commitments to key stakeholders.
Responsibility for improving and defining new processes for product release to manufacture.
Managing cost improvement objectives and technical support of the operational function.
Support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required.

Facilities and Equipment Technician

Location: Boston

The Facilities and Equipment Technician will support the production line through implementation of best practices. This is accomplished by being responsible for implementing processes and procedures required for the maintenance of equipment in all aspects of manufacturing operations.

Sr Test Engineer

Location: Boston

Gooch & Housego (Boston) is seeking a Sr Test Engineer to head up our test engineering capability within the development engineering team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of test stations for the characterization of optical components and systems, the transfer of these test methods will also require transfer to manufacturing. The Sr Test Engineer will provide technical knowledge for both the hardware and software aspects of test for optoelectronic, fiber optic...

Production Supervisor

Location: Boston

We are searching for a Production Supervisor to manage the supervision and direction of the production team for the Boston site.