Applications of Visual Science (VA), Applied Spectroscopy (IS), Color (VC), Display Technology (IT), Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF), Holography and Diffractive Optics (FH), Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition (IR), Imaging Optical Design (FD), Integrated Optics (PI), NonImaging Optical Design (FN), Nonlinear Optics (OL), Optical Fabrication & Testing (FM), Optical Material Studies (OM), Optical Metrology (OR), Photonic Metamaterials (OP), Quantum Optical Science and Technology (OQ), Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics (OH), Systems and Instrumentation (FS), Thin Films (FT)
Years of Experience:
4 Year Degree
This position is responsible for supplying manufacturing and testing engineering support in the design, analysis, investigation and/or solution of novel complex optical manufacturing processes and equipment. The position will provide engineering support to processes and equipment in the R&D area and assist with integration of solutions into production. Work with a team to solve problems relative to materials, tools, machine settings, product specifications, metrology, thin film coating and fabrication methods for optical manufacturing production processes.
Duties: Provide hands-on technical support with respect to fabrication and metrology to R&D and manufacturing personnel. Assist with the training of production supervisors and workers with respect to R&D developed processes, tooling, and equipment. Responsible for planning, defining, and developing operational methods and procedures for optical component fabrication. Guide technical staff engaged in developing materials for specific uses in projected products or devices. Perform project management functions such as preparing project proposals and budgets, analyzing labor costs, and writing reports. Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.
BS degree in Mechanical/Optical/Chemical engineering or similar engineering or physics. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to collect, interpret and document data. A highly developed set of interpersonal skills. The ability to assess complex issues and develop appropriate solutions.
Desired Skills: Practical knowledge of statistics and ability to use statistical analysis Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) Experience with glass science, optical fabrication and optical test set-ups Experience with engineering/optical software tools such as Code V, Zemax, 4Sight, Matlab, Solidworks Master or Ph.D. in Mechanical/Optical/Chemical engineering or similar engineering or physics, preferred but not required
(EEO) Optimax must comply with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) issued by the United States Department of State, Department of Defense Trade Controls. Because of ITAR, the company must limit employment opportunities to the following eligible categories, (1) a citizen or national of the U.S., (2) a lawful permanent resident, (3) citizen admitted as a refugee, or (4) citizen who has been granted asylum. Optimax is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Optimax will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business
Additional Salary Information: Salary is to be determined
With more than 100 opticians, Optimax is America’s largest optics manufacturer. Optimax leverages its optics manufacturing technology for programs that benefit mankind. We have created innovative manufacturing methods and corporate culture that enable faster production of precision optics. Even with many years of experience providing production optics, Optimax remains dedicated to:
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Optimax manufactures prototype optical components for a wide variety of applications and has the capacity to support production requirements. Our strongest market segments for prototype optics are aerospace, display technologies and solar applications. Our strongest markets for OEM production optics are semiconductor, military and medical instruments.