Production and Test Technician
OSI Systems, Inc
Salfords, Surrey, United Kingdom
4d ago

Job Overview

Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-

threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.

We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology or multiple X-

ray technologies to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-

in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

A brand-new opening has arisen for an X-RAY TUBE PRODUCTION AND TEST TECHNICIAN to join us. The X-ray tube is a vacuum tube that converts electrical input power into X-

ray, which is key to our market leading screening products. You will play a key role in the production and High Voltage conditioning and final test of X-

Ray tubes (including wiring and mechanical assembly).

Reporting to the Process Engineer, working on shift, play a key role in the processing and HV conditioning of x-rays tubes ready for their incorporation into RTT machines.

This will involve operation of a number of large plant items, final assembly processes (wiring and mechanical assembly) of the tube and tube conditioning.

Job Description

  • Assisting in the vacuum bake-out of tubes including diagnosis and rectification of vacuum leaks
  • Post bake-out tube processing, application of lead plates, assembly completion
  • Assisting in High Voltage conditioning and final testing of X-ray tubes
  • Operator of various plant including bake-out ovens, conditioning rigs and gantry crane
  • Performing Total Preventative Maintenance activities as required
  • Fault finding and diagnosing issues on vacuum systems and HV conditioning rig equipment
  • Ensuring compliance with COSHH regulations
  • Organising and maintaining a safe and efficient working environment
  • Accurate and consistent recording of data including use of MS Excel
  • Provide an on-going contribution to the development / improvement of the above processes
  • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Shift Rota on alternate weeks. 6am until 2pm, and 2pm until 10pm with 25% uplift on salary
  • Job Qualifications

  • Previous experience working as a technician, operator, assembler (or similar) in a technical field
  • Demonstrable experience in operating manufacturing / technical / scientific equipment
  • Ability to understand plant and processes
  • Self-discipline to ensure maintenance of best possible working practices
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to work closely with others and contribute as a member of the team
  • Good communication skills required for shift hand-over reporting
  • Basic MS Excel knowledge
  • Not essential, but bonus points for any of the following :

  • High Vacuum / Ultra High Vacuum experience including helium leak checking
  • Experience with working with High Voltage equipment
  • X-ray tube operation
  • Handling of compressed gas cylinders
  • Lifting equipment, e.g. gantry crane
  • 5S, 6 Sigma Practices
  • Qualification in Engineering to ONC / HND level (or significant engineering experience)
  • OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions : (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services;
  • b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.

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