Our business is using cutting-edge science to tackle major challenges in global health and agriculture.
We are a dynamic company located at Milton Park, close to Oxford, one of the UK’s leading biotechnology hotspots. We need people who share our vision in combating some of the world’s most damaging insect pests and who have a drive to make a difference, a commitment to deliver, and who have the skills and experience to succeed.
Purpose of the job
Over the next five years, the focus at Oxitec will be on bringing existing products to market and our first priority is to generate profitable revenues.
There is therefore increasing focus on product development in the field and on enhancing production efficiency, both with a view to demonstrating the efficacy of our products and to driving down costs.
To help with this objective, we are looking for a toolmaker to work within the engineering and production team to enable engineering solutions for our mass rearing projects.
Typically you will be working on a wide range of projects. This could include creating individual components, to manufacturing cages through to rig construction and completion. Offering a varied range of challenges this position would suit a flexible individual.
You will be working with a wide range of materials including both metals and plastics and will also be responsible for the safe and tidy up-keep of a small engineering workshop based within the production facility.
The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:
Salary £25,000 per annum depending on experience