About Gooch & Housego

Gooch & Housego is an international group specializing in the manufacture of precision optical, crystal and optoelectronic components for OEM's and research purposes. The Group offers a unique optical manufacturing and design capability making it a first choice manufacturer and technology partner for many of the photonic industry's leading OEM's and scientific institutions.

The company started trading in 1948 as a family business, became a public limited company in 1997 and is now a publicly quoted international group, listed on the UK's Alternative Investment Market.

Gooch & Housego has been selling over 70% of its products overseas and increasing its overseas sales by £2.5 million to over £6.7 million per annum in three years. The international success has been achieved in close collaboration with a network of agents and distributors.

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Overall I only worked for one branch of the company and I am sure this one branch is not indicative of the company as a whole.
Manufacturing, Melbourne, FL - February 15, 2015
A typical day of work was full and had many tasks. I interacted mostly on the electronics side of production and enjoyed the job I performed as well the tasks that were given. My boss felt confident enough to leave me with minimal to no supervision, but I also knew if I needed help with any situations he was there to help.

I feel that management as a whole was okay for the exception of one top manager. I feel that this person was in need of some definite people skills and interpersonal communication skills. I don't like to speak ill or negatively about anyone. There wasn't anything hard about the job and my co-workers from electronics were personable and amicable.

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    Boston, MA
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Headquarters
Ilminster Somerset, United Kingdom
Revenue
$150 Million
Employees
501 to 1,000
Industry
Links
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