Who we are
Oxford Optronix is a global pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of sophisticated instrumentation for the life sciences.
Our products are designed, developed and manufactured in-house by experienced scientists, engineers and technicians with R&D backgrounds. Headquartered near Oxford, UK, we are a privately held, self-financed company.
Oxford Optronix’ success stems from a diverse product portfolio, underpinned by a programme of continuous research and development, and unmatched customer service.
Alongside a proud history of academic links with universities and research institutes, Oxford Optronix is also engaged in a number of long term Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) collaborations.
These mutually beneficial partnerships contribute to the expansion of our technologies into exciting new areas of the life sciences.
30+ Over 30 years of world-class instruments for the life scientist
35+ Our products are sold in more than 35 countries around the globe
12 Current head count of 12 in-house product designers, scientists, technicians and engineers
Our Customer Care Policy
Oxford Optronix takes particular pride in its customer care programme. Across sales, purchasing and ownership, our customer service team is professional, pro-active, knowledgeable and above all, friendly!
Technical and application support is both comprehensive and free throughout the lifetime of our products – even after a change of ownership. We provide assistance to you in a variety of ways including personal on-site visits, live one-to-one webinars, email and of course via the telephone. Our technical support team thrives on ‘going the extra mile’ to deliver solutions that ensure you extract the very best value and opportunity from our products.
Our Quality Policy
We are committed to the design and development of innovative scientific instruments that make a positive contribution to life-science research.
Our goal is simple – to deliver thoughtfully designed, reliable products that exceed the expectations of our customers. We see quality as an integral part of the business process and we are committed to continuously improving the effectiveness of our systems, products and services.
We achieve this by:
- Setting our business objectives that are simple, achievable and measurable;
- Continually seeking and reviewing feedback from our customers;
- Encouraging our employees to innovate and suggest improvements;
- Using audits to identify improvements in our systems and processes;
- Periodically reviewing this policy, our objectives, our systems and our resources.
Oxford Optronix consists of people who are passionate about what we do and how we do it. As innovative product designers, scientists, technicians and engineers we like to look at things a little differently with the aim of producing outstanding products and long standing relationships with our customers.
Dr Andy Obeid
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Andy is a physicist and entrepreneur dedicated to bringing about positive change to society through innovation.
Prof. Boris Vojnovic
Chief Innovation Officer
Professor emeritus at The University of Oxford, Boris is a senior physicist and engineer responsible for product development and innovation at Oxford Optronix.
Dr Michael Rau
Chief Commercial Officer
Mike is a biochemist with overall responsibility for global sales and marketing operations and driving customer engagement activities.
Chief Technical Officer
Steve is an electronics and embedded software engineer responsible for manufacturing operations and Research and Development activities
Addie is an assembly technician who is primarily responsible for GelCount manufacturing.
Alix is an Sensor fabrication technician responsible for manufacturing tissue monitoring sensors and probes.
Andrew is an assembly technician who is primary responsible for manufacturing Tissue Monitoring devices.
Officer for Regulatory Affairs
Angie is responsible for managing quality and providing regulatory support for all design and manufacturing activities.
Dr Geoff Ward
Electronics and Software Engineer
Geoff is an electronics and software engineer responsible for product design and development.
Jane is responsible for all accounting and back-office activities as well as providing marketing support.
Vice President Oxford Optronix North America
Justin is a biologist responsible for sales and operations in North America and for promoting global digital market access
Karolina is an Sensor fabrication technician responsible for manufacturing tissue monitoring sensors and probes.
Peter is an electronics engineer responsible for electronic Research and Development activities and product evolution
Dr Petra Mayr
International Product Manager
Petra is a biologist responsible for managing our international distributor network and providing global customer support and training.
Robin is an assembly technician who is primarily responsible for HypoxyLab manufacturing.
Trevor du Plooy
Trevor is a mechanical engineer responsible for process engineering activities as well as product design and development.
Oxford Optronix is always interested to hear from talented individuals keen to join our team. As specific opportunities arise, they will be advertised on this page. If you would like to submit a CV for consideration, regardless of whether a vacancy is being advertised, please forward to email@example.com
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