Applied Spectroscopy (IS), Fiber Optics Technology (PF), Holography and Diffractive Optics (FH), Integrated Optics (PI), Laser Systems (PL), Lasers in Manufacturing (FL), Optical Communications (PC), Optical Fabrication & Testing (FM), Optical Metrology (OR), Optoelectronics (PO), Systems and Instrumentation (FS)
Years of Experience:
Aerospace/Defense, Manufacturing, Telecom/Datacom
4 Year Degree
Responsible for supporting process development, improvement, and documentation for Volume Holographic Grating, Wavelength Stabilized Lasers, and Raman Spectroscopy Instruments manufacturing and test operations. Activities include assembly and test methods and equipment development/documentation, product cost modeling, BOM development/maintenance, process/product change control, manufacturing documentation, vendor selection/qualification, and inventory control. Provides support to product development and operations management/staff in daily production, and other engineering technical staff for process development, implementation and maintenance of capital equipment for new and existing products.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manufacturing process development, documentation, improvement, and verification
Development/implementation of assembly and test equipment and procedures
New product validation testing
Data analysis and process control
Support of capital equipment deployment, maintenance, and improvement
Coordination with vendors and key suppliers to drive quality and pricing improvements
Support of inventory management and reporting
Development and updating of manufacturing cost models
Support of product development, production and manufacturing engineering personnel
Project/program management duties as assigned
BS/MS Engineering, Optics, or Physics, with 5-10 years experience in an optics manufacturing environment. Strong working knowledge of optical manufacturing processes, equipment, and materials required. Familiarity with process development/measurement/change control methodologies, standard and custom product costing, and MRP systems a must. Working knowledge of lasers, diffractive optics, holography, and other photonics/optics technologies a plus.
Ondax, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial Volume Holographic Grating (VHG) filters, wavelength-stabilized laser sources, and THz-Raman spectroscopy systems for security, industrial, defense, medical, instrumentation and scientific applications. VHGs are specialized optical filters that provide wavelength stabilization, spectral and temporal control for lasers and laser-based s...ystems, and enhance the optical performance and resolution of spectroscopy systems. Our products enable our customers to make their lasers and optical systems, smaller, more portable, more efficient, less expensive and more environmentally stable and robust.