Job Opportunities at VACGEN

As pioneers in the field of UHV technology, Vacgen’s focus on innovation, reliability and quality has helped great minds take great leaps forward. Products from VACGEN are widely used by the world’s leading Universities and research institutions, from NASA and the European Space Agency to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

At our new, purpose-built manufacturing facility near Hailsham, East Sussex we have entered an exciting new phase in our development as we embark on an ambitious expansion programme. We are always interested in hearing from talented, flexible and ambitious individuals to join our team. If you have manufacturing or engineering experience then please send your CV to

We offer 25 days holiday, company pension, life insurance, flexible working hours with a 1200hrs finish on a Friday, a state of the art working environment, a great benefits package and a competitive salary.

Current Opportunities

Manufacturing Engineer

We are recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer in our Operations department. This role will provide production engineering support, designing CNC programmes (using Alphacam), lead operations improvements activities that improve quality and reduce waste and evaluate and recommend new manufacturing methods.

Candidates must have the following skills and experience:

· CNC programming & editing on machines or using Alphacam

· Knowledge of engineering components (BOMs, Ops & Routings)

· Experience in manufacturing/machining environment

· Excellent computer skills

· Experience of implementing best practise manufacturing methods

· Strong communication skills

Apprentice - Manual Machining

We are looking for an apprentice to join the company in our machining centre. They will need to attend college and complete an accredited Engineering course.

· Applicants will need to have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s including English, Maths and a Science related subject.

We are working in partnership with Sigta and anyone interested in applying should do so through their website.

To apply for any role please email your CV to stating which role you are interested in.