We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and highly motivated Research and Development Laboratory Technician to join our growing business of curved injection molding for automotive lighting. You will join a diverse research and development staff and help to support the prototyping and production of our new and cutting-edge products for our customers. Our small company atmosphere (<100 employees) specializes in taking on interesting and diverse challenging projects from private and government customers and we are eager to add talent to our exceptional team! A successful candidate has concrete and demonstrable hands on skill working in the Research and development labs. This Full-Time Position that reports to the CIM Program Manager.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Hands on with handling of products and building or modifying lab setups.
Ability to learn new skills in the desired list below
Hands on experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of coating equipment.
Build/test mechanical assemblies from work instructions
Optical lens handling, alignment, and assembly procedures
Conduct incoming, in process and outgoing quality inspections
Familiarity with mechanical assembly alignment
Familiarity with benchtop optical prototyping and lasers
Use of digital multimeters, micrometers, calipers, microscopes
Other skills may be desired
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
General education in electrical and/or mechanical engineering, physics or equivalent proven experience in a similar environment. Experience is desired but not required.
Ability to read and comprehend and write in English. Ability to read and compose technical descriptions and work instructions, document experimental results, short correspondence and memos. Ability to effectively present information in a one-on-one and small group situation superiors and other employees.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with his or her hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Must be able to work with chemicals such as acetone, alcohol, adhesives, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Luminit is located in Torrance, CA. We offer competitive compensation packages along with a challenging and stimulating environment. Compensation based on experience. US citizenship or permanent residency visa required due to ITAR restricted work.
About Luminit LLC
Located in Torrance, CA, Luminit R&D is staffed by some of world's leading optical experts, including scientists, engineers, and production personnel, many of whom hold Ph.D. degrees. With more than 20 years of in-depth expertise, seven recording labs and 20 lasers, our R&D team has developed more than 40 advanced technologies, systems and products for government agencies and manufacturers seeking cutting-edge optical technologies that improve performance and reduce costs.
The R&D staff is organized into two major technology centers:
• Holographic Optical Element (HOE)-based Technologies
• Electro-optical and Spectral Sensing, Fiber-optics and Photonic Integration, and Nanotechnologies
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