Company Information

About Us

For 30 years, UFO has been at the forefront of the fibre optic, and more recently, the LED lighting industry.
The reason we are so good is not only because our products are the best in their class, but also because we have the best people designing, manufacturing and specifying them.

Working at UFO

We offer many opportunities within a friendly and hard-working environment. Due to our rapid growth, we often have openings within various company departments, including:
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing & Assembly
  • Sales
  • Administration
  • Design
  • Installation
We are always happy to hear from potential employees in any of these areas, so even if there are no active vacancies listed on Indeed, and you think you have what it takes to join us, please send your CV with covering lettter, explaining what you think you could bring to our company.

Current Vacancies

Production Operative - ref. PHar_0122

UFO Lighting currently have an opportunity for a Production Operative to join our team.
Working in our assembly department manufacturing fibre optic lighting systems at our Coldstream factory. Full training will be provided, however the position will be ideally suited to someone who has previously worked in the textile industry or has hobbies such as craftwork, jewellery making or needlework.

Duties include:

  • Using hand tools to measure, cut, glue & assemble lighting products
  • Following instructions, drawings and samples to complete the assemblies
  • Testing and packing products
  • Working to meet production deadlines
  • Maintaining safe, secure and clean work environment by following standards and procedures

Skills / Experience:

  • Practical hands on skills
  • The ability to use hand tools, glue guns etc.
  • Good communication skills and time management

Working Pattern:

  • 40 hour week plus overtime
  • Monday to Thursday - 08:00 to 17:00 & Friday - 08:00 to 14:30
  • Overtime payable at 1.5x the standard hourly rate
  • Competitive rates of pay

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter using either of the methods below, clearly stating which vacancy you are applying for.
By email to:
or by post to:
HR Department
Universal Fibre Optics Ltd
Home Place
TD12 4DT
United Kingdom
You can also submit your application in person at the above address.

Privacy Policy

Please take the time to read our job applicant privacy policy which can be viewed here
If you have any questions or queries with this policy please get in touch, otherwise we will carry on processing your application based on the terms contained in the policy.

Other Information

Please note: UFO would not like to be contacted by recruitment agencies to help fill our positions

Covid-19 Information

We have an enhanced cleaning regime, sanitising stations are set up throughout the building and 2mtr distancing is adhered to.