Trainee Metrology Technician

  • Negotiable subject to experience + Bonus
  • Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent
  • Knight Optical (U.k) Limited

Job Title: Trainee Metrology Technician

Location: Knight Optical (UK) Ltd, Roebuck Business Park, Harrietsham, Kent, ME17 1AB

Salary: Negotiable subject to experience (Plus Bonus)

Contract: Full time

Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity for a Trainee Metrology Technician to work in a fast-growing company based in the U.K with a newly-established U.S.A office. This is a highly technical field that offers the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and most cutting edge technology and aerospace companies in the world.

This position requires a Trainee Metrology Technician to work in a state-of-the-art metrology laboratory.

Full training will be given.

The successful candidate will need to be professional, passionate, and have a proactive approach to carrying out wide array of tasks when necessary.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

• Testing optical components to specification

• Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment

• Generate detailed test reports and communicating this both internally and externally

• General upkeep of the laboratory

Qualifications and experience:


• Demonstrate high levels of organisation and prioritisation

• Demonstrates good problem solving skills

• Ability to learn technical specifications/drawings. (Training will be given)

• Genuine interest in science and technology.

• Good listening skills.

• Keen to learn.

• High attention to detail.

• Exceptional organisational skills.

• Able to work to deadlines.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Excellent administration skills.


• Ideally be educated to degree level in a scientific field but A-level or equivalent in a science related subject will be considered.

• Experience of manufacturing, reading technical drawings, AutoCAD.

• Science/Engineering Graduate.

Key Skills:

• Good communication skills

• Proficient in MS applications, especially Excel

• Excellent telephone manner

• SAP Business One (Training will be given)

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