Job Opportunities

If you have skills, knowledge, and experience – and want to work at a company that will value you for your abilities and attitude, OFP Ltd might be a place for you! Optical Fiber Packaging Ltd is a well rounded manufacturing and technology company. Even we have been operating for just over two years, we came out of the more than 20 year old business. We have a manufacturing site in Haverhill UK and sales offices all over the world. OFP Ltd is an exciting place to work, with a range of career opportunities. Our people make a difference. If you want to take on new and meaningful challenges and grow professionally it’s time to consider joining our team!

New Position - Manufacturing Engineer

Optical Fiber Packaging Ltd has an opening for an experienced Engineer at its location in Haverhill Suffolk.

Our products address customer challenges related to custom optical connectivity and cable assembly solutions. These include hermetically sealed optical sub-systems, high efficiency laser and detector coupling. Applications range from traditional fibre optic networking to industrial, nuclear, space and medical applications.

OFP Ltd design, develop, prototype and high-volume manufacture for its clients and their special applications worldwide.

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

To support the Manufacturing of existing products and processes to meet stringent customer expectations of timescales, cost and reliability.          

           

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

 

  • To oversee and provide direct Engineering support to the manufacturing team.

  • To ensure products are manufactured to an agreed specification.

  • Create and update documentation for the manufacture of products (i.e. work instructions and process cards)

  • To assist in the training of all personnel.

  • Actively working to improve manufacturing yields and product reliability.

  • Support on-time transfer of products and services to manufacturing.

  • To participate in continuous improvement activities to deliver process time and manufacturing cost reduction.

  • Commissioning and maintenance of existing tooling/equipment, and where appropriate identify new equipment needs.

  • Attend customer and supplier liaison meetings as required, providing technical assistance to customers and Sales.

  • Drive problem solving Task Teams.

  • Provide the Quality department with engineering support on RMA’s, vendor evaluation and all quality reports when required.

          

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

 

Essential:

  • Degree in engineering discipline.

  • Hands –on with a pragmatic approach and excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and influencing skills.

  • Good analytical skills, data analysis and presentation.

  • Sound grasp of statistical techniques.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently.

  • Strong team player yet capable of independent and creative thinking.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Engineer in a high-tech Manufacturing Engineering environment conducting process control and improvement activities.


Desirable:

  • Experience with fibre optic products manufacturing and testing.

  • Experience of reliability testing & quality control.

  • Experience of technology transfer and related support documentation.