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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.

Senior Manufacturing Lead – Gooch and Housego

Location: Torquay

The job vacancy for Senior Manufacturing Lead is to manage the coordination and control of manufacturing processes. Ensure goods and services are produced efficiently, on time in full and to the correct quality.

Interim Senior Buyer

Location: Ilminster

Come and drive our strategic, long-term outsourcing (6 month contract).

Senior Quality Engineer

Location: Ilminster

Your main focus will be to coordinate structured root cause analysis in relation to problem solving customer, supplier and internally generated issues.

Optical Calibration Laboratory Technician

Location: Orlando

Under the direction of the Calibration Lab Manager, performs precision, NIST-traceable, opto-mechanical alignments and optical calibrations on optical source standards, detectors and measurement systems. Gooch & Housego Orlando’s calibration lab provides new and recurring precision calibration certification for all light measurement instrumentation produced by G & H Orlando. This position requires the ability to work independently, attention to detail, exercising good judgment and initiative.

Senior Software Engineer

Location: Orlando

Gooch & Housego is a global developer and manufacturer of innovative photonics instrumentation and components. Gooch & Housego - Orlando group produces world-renowned advanced electro-optical systems for scientific, industrial and commercial markets. We are seeking a Sr. Software Engineer with knowledge and experience programming .NET application software to interact with our instrumentation.

Mechanical Engineer

Location: Palo Alto

This position reports to the Design Engineering Manager and is responsible for Mechanical layout and detailed design of opto-mechanical packaging as well as supporting the transition of New Products into Production.

Coating Manager

Location: Moorpark

The hands-on thin film coating production manager will design, develop and manufacture thin film optical coatings. The Moorpark, California facility manufactures ITAR controlled components.  Employees must be a citizen of the U.S. or a permanent resident.


Location: Ilminster

A business critical role. Come and join our team and drive our continued success.

Project Engineer

Location: Ilminster

We're looking for a skilled project manager with a proven track record in meeting project objectives.