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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.

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Import and Export Coordinator

Location: St Asaph (UK)

Kent Periscopes is a rapidly growing company with unlimited development opportunities for the successful candidate. The company is a successful market leader within the industry, with employees adopting a positive ‘can do’ attitude in all activities. You will receive 25 days holidays (plus BH), pension, free on-site parking, life insurance, flexible working and healthcare.
Standard working hours are Monday to Thursday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm and 8.30 am to 2.00 pm on Fridays.

Production Operators

Location: Torquay (UK)

Competitive rates of pay
Full time and Part time
Various shift patterns
Previous experience preferred but not essential

Manufacturing Lead

Location: Torquay (UK)

Reporting to the Production Manager, the candidate will coordinate the manufacturing resources to safely deliver the manufacturing plan to meet or exceed budget revenue, and meet KPI measurements of delivery performance, productivity, quality, WIP level and scrap.

IT Support Technician

Location: Ilminster (UK)

To ensure that the network infrastructure is functioning efficiently and that there are no breaches in the security system. Assists users in system operation and corrects malfunctions or breakdowns promptly. Gooch & Housego offers an excellent compensation and benefits program along with the opportunity to work in a technical environment with opportunities for growth in the global G&H organization.

Manufacturing Technician

Location: Torquay (UK)

Reporting to Senior Manufacturing Engineer the position is to support preventative verification of setups and rig conditions, support Manufacturing Engineering tasks, support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required, support or lead the operator training of new and existing processes, support the Technical issue escalation process and minimise downtime.

Maintenance Technician

Location: Torquay (UK)

Responsible for manufacturing maintenance function across the Torquay site, to support our Production line through implementation of best practices. Responsible for following procedures required for the maintenance of equipment for all aspects necessary for manufacturing operations.

Engineering Apprenticeship

Location: Torquay (UK)

Successful candidates will join the Engineering Team based in Torquay reporting to the Apprentice Supervisor. The Apprenticeship follows the National Advanced Apprenticeship scheme over 4 years, based on 4 days per week work based training at G&H and 1 day per week educational support provided by South Devon College.

Crystal Growth Technician

Location: Cleveland (OH, US)

Gooch & Housego (Ohio) is in need of technicians to assist in the preparation, planting and harvesting of crystal growth runs in a laboratory environment.

Optical Engineer

Location: Boston (MA, US)

This position will focus on the development of active fiber-optic laser components and modules. You will be part of our global R&D team and work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers to develop new products for the Industrial, Aerospace & Defense (A&D) and Biophotonics market sectors. You will be directly reporting to the team Lead Engineer and closely work with other engineering and product management functions to enable new product development by managing and delivering NPI/NPD projects