Job: Orthotic Technician

Title Orthotic Technician
Salary Competitive, depending on experience
Location Glasgow
Job Information



Buchanan Orthotics are looking to recruit Orthotic technicians to work in our busy manufacturing base in Glasgow. The business operates a range of Orthotic manufacturing at our Glasgow facility, which is based 10 minutes from Glasgow city centre. There are currently approx. 70 members of staff.


The company are currently looking to recruit technicians to work in our Plastics department, manufacturing AFOs and other thermoplastic devices.


Responsibilities include:

– Working in the Plaster room, filling and cutting off patient’s casts.

– Working on moulding and finishing AFOs and other plastic devices.

– Being overseen by the factory manager and production manager.

– Training to improve current skills, and develop apprentices in the department.


The company looks to recruit staff with the following skills / traits;

– A focus on producing a quality Orthotic for the patient.

– Being part of the team and sharing and developing skills with others.

– Being able to communicate with Orthotists and other AHPs, and solve problems to the best outcome of the patient.

– Being courteous and working well with other members of staff.

– Being on-time and working at a productive level.

– Being able to read and understand instructions on Clinician’s order charts.


The company is further looking to recruit technicians with skills/experience in other departments, so any Orthotic technician/footwear experience would be welcomed.


The company would also be willing to contribute a share of re-location costs if the applicant lived out with a reasonable distance.


If you are interested, or would like further information, please contact us at the details below:

Ryan Currie – Senior Management

Buchanan Orthotics Ltd

603 Helen Street

Glasgow, UK



[email protected]


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