Lead the development and implementation of advanced analytical techniques and processes to measure and ensure the spectral, dimensional and other attributes of optical filters to new and emerging customer requirements
Lead the development and implementation of analytical techniques for incoming substrate and in process substrates for defects and process optimization
Assist in the development of new analysis capabilities, including new equipment or outsourcing, and its qualification for use by engineering, and transfer into production as volumes require
Lead the transfer of new techniques into production
Support the test and verification operations with appropriate procedures, and ensure consistency of implementation and continuous improvement of processes, equipment and tooling. This includes a focus on operational yield, cycle time and throughput
Ensure calibration practices are in place and conducted in a timely manner
Conduct necessary measurement reliability studies to ensure measurement and verification processes are in control
Perform risk assessment of process changes
Assure appropriate documentation pertaining to process changes and qualification of new systems, tools, and processes occur
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and training guidelines
Train, coach, and mentor staff in standard operating procedures
Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing staff to ensure suitable metrology techniques during product development and first-article runs
Minimum 3 years hands-on experience in analysis labs dealing with optical products and thin film products
Scientific experience or education in spectrophotometry
Minimum BS in a science related field, such as Physics, Chemistry, Optics or Materials Engineering
Familiarity with optical filter applications and product development a plus
A proven track record of leading analytical process development and implementation
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, listening, teaching, technical writing)
Expertise in scientific method and designing controlled experiments
Experience in statistical and quantitative analysis
Excellent problem visualization and solution skills
Self-directed and detail oriented with ability to multi-task
Understanding of intellectual property/patentable utilities
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Chroma Technology Corp
Chroma Technology is a 100% employee-owned certified B-Corp headquartered in Bellows Falls, Vermont where they manufacture optical filters for the scientific, automation, imaging and detection industries. The filters and mirrors that Chroma manufactures are used in microscopes, clinical diagnostic devices, robotics and machine vision application.
At Chroma, we are devoted to providing our employees with a position and work environment where they can flourish, as well as offering exceptional benefits.
Chroma Technology has been recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work in Vermont".