Manufacturing Technician

Reporting to the Manufacturing Team Leader you will be an integral part of the manufacturing team involved in the cleaning, assembly and test of Owlstone product ranges. You will be expected to carry-out a cross-functional role to ensure all products are made and tested to the relevant internal quality standards. To succeed the candidate will require the ability to follow well defined processes, electro-mechanical assembly skills, a flexible approach to changing demands and the ability to communicate well. Key Tasks / Accountabilities Ability to follow well-defined processes in relation to creating Test kit assemblies Solvent cleaning of parts in preparation for product assembly Assembly and testing of Owlstone product ranges; including electrical wiring, preparation and install of Swagelok tubing and assembly of components into product casework Reporting issues during assembly/test and providing relevant communication to Manufacturing Team Leader and Engineering The ability to carry out product QC and report issues in the correct manner To follow all specific procedures as defined within the Owlstone QMS, reporting issues or concerns to the Manufacturing Team Leader Essential Requirements Delivery focused, with the drive and enthusiasm to meet customer deliverables in a fast paced and evolving environment Well organised and able to follow well defined working practices repetitively Understands the nature of priorities and able to adapt to short-term changes The ability to understand, follow and complete quality documentation Competent self-management skills to allow both structured independent lone working, and integration into working in a cross-functional team Education & Training Relevant qualifications to support the different aspects of the role Experience / Knowledge Experience within a small scale electro-mechanical / piece-part assembly environment Ability to complete repetitive processes to the highest standard Pro-active approach to identifying and resolving issues Skills High attention to detail Good data entry skills and able to handle repetitive tasks Ability to work and communicate well within a team. Benefits About Owlstone Medical Owlstone Medical ( is on a mission to save 100,000 lives and $1.5 billion in healthcare costs through the development and application of Breath Biopsy®. This involves collecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and respiratory droplets from breath, which can provide information about metabolic activity and markers related to health and disease. Breath sampling has substantial advantages for the early detection of disease and to enable precision medicine approaches to patient care. To realize these advantages, Owlstone Medical offers Research Products and Services for biomarker discovery and is developing tests in applications including cancer, liver disease, asthma, and environmental exposure. Our work includes partnerships with major organizations including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, the Cleveland Clinic, and the NHS and our platform is in use at well over 100 clinical and academic sites worldwide. Our leadership in breath is underpinned by our world-class and varied team, including systems engineers, clinical scientists, analytical chemists, artificial intelligence specialists and clinical trials coordinators. The Owlstone group also commercializes a range of highly innovative products based on its proprietary FAIMS chemical sensing technology in other markets including Scientific, Industrial Process Control, Military and Homeland Defense. We offer a relaxed, friendly, flexible and international working environment with a strong and vibrant team-spirit. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package that includes an Employee share options scheme and private medical insurance and your work will have a clear impact on people's lives. If you want to experience the buzz of a thriving start-up company set to succeed on a global scale, Owlstone Medical could be the place for you. We do not accept applications from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. If you are concerned that your application has not been received by Owlstone Medical, please contact us using

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