Coda Octopus Products Ltd.


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At Coda Octopus, our main operating base is in Edinburgh, Scotland, and we have sales offices in the U.S. and Denmark. We operate in the global offshore equipment supply market and sell unique, high-end technology through our worldwide sales and distribution network.

We are always seeking new talent and good caliber personnel to join our dynamic team and fill various vacancies in the areas of software development, sales, support, and survey operations. We are particularly interested in speaking to candidates with relevant industry experience in the software development, marine construction, marine survey, or oil and gas sectors.

Educated to degree level with at least three years of professional experience, we are seeking individuals with very good communication skills who can contribute to our business to join our young and expanding team in Edinburgh.

If you feel you fit the brief, please apply to with a covering letter.

Role Description

 Coda Octopus Products designs, manufactures, sells and supports electronic sub-sea systems and software for the marine-survey, construction and security industries for a global customer base.

 As a Transducer Technician, you will be manufacturing, assembling and testing the Company’s acoustic transducers in our production facility in Edinburgh, Scotland, where you will be working as part of a team to produce sonar-based products for the Company.

 Amongst your priorities will be the following: 

  • Prepare transducer assemblies according to our Build Process;
  • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards according to our Build Process;
  • Undertake testing processes to agreed procedures for transducer assemblies;
  • Work on the production and refinement of pre-production and then production models of new products as they are introduced by the Company.

 These tasks will necessary include: 

  • Machining (grinding)
  • Drilling
  • Material Curving
  • Manual Assembly

 The role requires an individual who is dexterous with good technical skills.

 Candidates who have excelled in this role have come from any of the following: 

  • Design Art College
  • Jewellery making
  • Precision engineering

 Role specific training will be provided.

 Skills and Experience

 The successful candidate will be a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills. He or she will have formal academic and/or vocational training and qualifications in a relevant subject and be interested to learn and develop. Training will be provided though the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate recent practical experience within a relevant environment in some or all of the following: 

  • Use of tools such as pillar drill, band saw and hand grinder
  • Experience in the application of adhesives, sealants and similar compounds
  • Electro-mechanical assembly and test processes
  • Basic knowledge of electronics
  • ESD compliant handling of electronic components
  • Soldering including through-hole and SMT
  • Cable assembly, wiring and crimping
  • Use of O-rings, seals and assembly for harsh environments
  • A professional and effective approach leading to the production of components, assemblies, processes, test regimes, working drawing sets and work pack information on time and to specification facilitating the positive adoption of engineered solutions within manufacturing
  • Good computer skills
  • Working proficiency in English
  • Basic technical report writing skills

 Coda Octopus offers a competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience.

 For more information about Coda Octopus please visit our website

 Please submit your application as soon as possible. If you are interested in this role please submit application which should include CV and cover letter. The cover letter should identify why you believe this is an ideal role for you.  Please reply to


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Qualification: Would suit a recent Graduate with interest in this area


You will work closely with our Purchasing and Logistics Manager.  You will be trained in all aspects of the role and will take on a significant amount of the workload in due course.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Procurement of parts and supplies
  • Liaising with Suppliers
  • Inventory control
  • Goods receiving including raising Vendor Return Forms (VRFs) for non-conforming goods
  • Shipping of our equipment to UK and rest of the world
  • Export control and dealing with customs queries
  • Inputting entries in SAGE 200 (Despatch of goods, receipt of goods and executing vendor returns and partial acceptance of goods)

 Significant training will be provided by the Company. 


  • A good educational background preferably to HND/degree level or qualified by experience.
  • Numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work accurately and to detailed level.
  • Planning and problem-solving skills with a can do attitude.
  • Good language (verbal and written) skills, English is essential.
  • Computer skills including spreadsheets.

For a fuller description of this role, please visit our website at Also visit (for more information about the Group)

Please submit your application to no later than 1 February 2023. Purchasing and Logistics Assistant: Apply Now

The Company designs, manufactures, sells and supports subsea products (such as sonars, motion sensors and geophysical hardware) along with software for the survey, construction and security industries.

We are seeking a technician to take responsibility for routine servicing and maintenance of our rental products.

Key Duties 

Your focus will be on:

  • Electronic and mechanical assembly including PCBs and wiring.
  • Testing sub-assemblies and finished goods using the Company’s documented processes, and to a schedule agreed with the Company.
  • Performing sea testing with the equipment
  • Creating documentation for rental assets including those going out to customers and those that are returned by customer.
  • Testing cables
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of rental equipment.
  • Configure and maintain all test equipment associated with the testing of the Company’s products.

Key Requirements

Candidates should have experience in some or all of the following:

  • Electro-mechanical assembly
  • PC and software configuration
  • System testing
  • Soldering, wiring & crimping
  • Fault diagnosis
  • Service and repair
  • Have qualifications at HND or higher qualification

Hours and Environment

The Company’s hours of work are 8.30 to 4.30 (with 30 minutes lunch break) Monday to Friday.  

Skills and Interests

You will be well educated in a relevant subject and you will have a number of years’ experience in the production of electronic products, ideally in the sub-sea environment. Experience in the use of adhesives in addition to the basic electronic production methods will be an advantage. We will expect you to display the following personal qualities:

  • Sound judgment
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Team working ability
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Driver’s license
  • A valid passport

We are looking for a candidate who can start as soon as possible.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role, please apply with CV and covering letter to: no later than January 31, 2022

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Coda Octopus designs, manufactures, sells and support, systems and software for the marine survey industry. We are currently recruiting for the position of Quality Control Technician at our Edinburgh office. 

In this role, the QC Technician will be responsible for the inward inspection of both mechanical and electrical components. In addition to visual inspection and verification of parts received, a key responsibility will be to run functional tests on electronic PCB assemblies prior to final acceptance into stock and on production sub-assemblies. There will also be a requirement to report and liaise with vendors on quality issues identified.

Working as part of a QC team, the role will also have responsibility for the final test and inspection of finished product ensuring our deliveries are to the highest standard.

You are likely to have worked in electrical and electronic production, and whilst some experience in Quality Control would be advantageous, a solid background in electrical and electronic production is essential. We are therefore interested to hear from seasoned electrical/electronic technicians looking to move into a QC role. 

Key Skills relevant to the QC technician role:

  • You have worked in Quality control in a technology company in electronic and electro-mechanical manufacturing
  • You have experience in working with complex electrical and electronic assemblies
  • You have a good understanding of electro-mechanical systems and how they work
  • You have a basic understanding of electronics and mechanical engineering
  • You can read and understand technical documents and drawings
  • You have good PC/IT skills and are experienced in working with spreadsheets and Word documents
  • You have very good written and verbal communication skills in English
  • You can demonstrate an ability to identify and resolve quality issues
  • You can work as part of a team to resolve issues
  • You can demonstrate an ability to achieve on-time delivery 

Key Job functions:

  • Inspection of received goods including basic functional test
  • Inspection of production sub-assemblies
  • Assisting and advising production on quality matters
  • Inspection of finished items prior to delivery
  • Processing of returned faulty items and liaising with vendors
  • Assisting with the investigation of production issues
  • Helping to develop improved quality procedures and processes 

Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience. Coda Octopus Products Ltd offers a competitive benefits package. 

For further information about Coda Octopus Products Ltd please visit our website at

If you feel you have the necessary qualities and qualifications to join our team then please send your CV and covering letter to explaining why this job is right for you.  Closing Date for this position is 31st January 2023.

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