You will know how to produce optical components from optical glass.
You will be leader in Process development, including experimentation with machine capabilities, fluids, removal mediums, part fixturing and tooling.
You will be familiar with pitch polishing, grinding, CNC machines and other equipment made by Strasbaugh: DoAll; Special T Saws; Maho; Optipro; Dama; Satisloh; Blanchard; Oatis; Speedfam; Takatori; Meyer Burger
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing; hiring; training and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and,resolving problems.
Builds a positive team spirit, morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
Motivates team to succeed.
Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with the union and company and to create win-win situations is required.
Analyses and plans workforce utilization, equipment requirements, and workflow and designs layout of equipment and workspace to achieve desired lead times in an efficient production set-up.
Supports coordination of production activities with SCM, procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities.
Assists in developing proposals, strategies and programs that improve the productivity and lead times of the various work processes in the production area
Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs.
Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
Prepares Budget Information (Capital, Personnel -- salaried/union, Facility, Utilization)
Establishes, monitors, and communicates process KPIs and drives continuous improvement thereof
Formal Education and Training
Bachelor’s Degree of Science in related Engineering field or equivalent experience
5-7 years of manufacturing experience and supervisory/management experience. Experience in Optical fabrication preferred. Previous supervisory experience necessary preferably in a union environment.
About SCHOTT Advanced Optics
SCHOTT North America, Inc. – Duryea, the Core Business Unit Advanced Optics are high precision components and a large variety of special materials for applications in optics, research, medical, astronomy and other industries. Located in scenic Northeast Pennsylvania, Pocono Mountain region, our facility has been in operation for over 45 years. We are located less than 2 hours from New York City, Syracuse and Philadelphia.The successful candidates must be capable of meeting U.S. Government security requirements.