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Job Opportunities at Kingsview Optical

Kingsview Optical is looking at hiring for a number of positions for the following job roles if you are interested in any please send us your CV at and we will get back to you. 

Optical Polisher/Manufacturer


Handling, cleaning, polishing, testing, blocking, and basic inspecting of optical substrates, including flat and radius work.
Optical fabrication: polishing a wide variety of precision optical components including flats, prisms, mirrors, windows, spherical lenses and cylinder lenses. 
Operate polishing machines to polish optical elements for use in precision optical instruments.
Polish optics to specified tolerances via spherical, double-sided lapping, and conventional fabrication techniques. 
Demonstrate best practices of fabricating, cleaning, testing, and the proper handling of optics. 
Observes polishing operation and periodically stops machine to rinse element with water and to test element for conformance to specifications, using test lens, monochromatic light, microscope, and power determining and optical centering instruments.
Perform various optical testing methods necessary to ensure the quality specification of components being tested.
Use and interpret standard metrology equipment e.g. fringes on test plates and interferometers, auto collimator and spherometer.
Perform visual inspections and interferometic measurements using Zygo and precision gauges. 
Work with other polishers to learn intermediate polishing / fabrication process techniques, production or area quality problems. 
Provide accurate estimates on polishing times for components in the polishing area.
Interpret and understand blueprints coming through the shop for fabrication purposes.


Able to interpret optical drawings, specifications, and manufacturing processes. 
Hands on polishing experience in high accuracy optics.
Demonstrated ability to operate a variety of optical polishing equipment (surface grinders and lapping machines) and testing equipment.
Demonstrate an ability to run multiple (8+) spindles or pieces of polishing equipment.
Must be familiar with quality methods associated with optics.
Ability to perform calculations using algebra, geometry and other basic mathematical calculations.

Positions are very "hands-on" and require an interest in working in a manufacturing environment.

Experience with CNC generators and milling machines would be advantageous but is not a requirement. 

Competitive salary on offer based on level of experience. If interested please send your CV in to us at

Coating Technician/Inspector


Handling and cleaning of optics prior to coating.                                                                 Filling of coating jigs.                                                                                                       Involved in final inspection of optics and stock control.                                                       Final packaging of orders out to customers.         


No prior experience but applicant must be extremely conscientious with a good eye sight as the role is very reliant on the person picking up on the finest of details. The role will be working as part of a team so good communication skills will be equally important. 

If interested please send your CV at

Electro-Optic Assembly


The assembly state of the art technology                                                                                                         Handling and cleaning of optics                                                                                                         Soldering of components                                                                                                 Working in a clean room environement


No prior expeience needed but it is a hands on role so to be dexterous with your hands would be a benefit. The job will performed in a clean room environment so the applicant must be conscientious. You will be working as part of a team so good communication skills are a neccesity.

If interested please send your CV to

Kingsview is proud to say it now accredited meet ISO 9001:2008 Design Standards as well as manfacture, repair and supply of optical components


Do you have a need to add a USB Camera to your Measuring Microscope or Cathetometer?

We now offer the oppurtunity to add a 3MP USB camera to your device. The camera comes with its own software, enabling you to capture screenshots and measurements which make it easier to share and document your results. 

Cathetometer USB camera                               

Updates To The Measuring Microscope Range The 2152D & The 2158D

 We have recently upgraded the measuring microscope range 

The New 2152The New 2158D

The new 2152D                                                                                  The new 2158D


We are happy to announce our attendance to photonex the UK's premier photonics event in Coventry on the 16th and 17th of October. You can find us at stand G20 where we will happy to answer any questions regarding our business and we will have on show our latest range of measuring microscopes.

We look forward to meeting you!





The New Clean Room

Our new Clean room just into service. Pressurised & air conditioned, HEPA filters £200K investment for use in assembly in our new coating facility.

clean room facility

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