Job Description

Renishaw currently has a vacancy within the Spectroscopy Products Division for a test technician to align, build and test Raman spectrometers and sub-assemblies.


  • Working within a dedicated test department, delivering low volume, high value Raman spectrometers

  • Applying best practice assembly, alignment and test processes with commitment to continuous improvement 

  • Fault finding and diagnosis of problems

  • Collating test data for further analysis

Key responsibilities

  • ONC or equivalent in an engineering discipline

  • Expertise in optical / mechanical system assembly, alignment and test

  • Highly competent workmanship standards

  • PC literate – MS office

Desirable responsibilities

  • Educated to HNC (or equivalent) in Optical/Mechanical Engineering

  • A time served apprenticeship in optical /mechanical engineering

  • Expertise in quality systems

Person specification

The successful applicant will have a team centred approach and be able to work with staff from all disciplines, as well as the ability to be able to work well on their own when required.  Communication skills in everything that is verbal and written will be classed as being very good.  The individual will also possess an excellent attention and eye for detail with good hand/eye coordination. Detailed training in optical alignment and test will be provided.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites)

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a Homeworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6316 Test Technician (Open)


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