Growing photonics company looking for an Operations Supervisor to be responsible for all aspects of Altos Photonics operations.
Primary responsibilities include managing the day-to-day functions of the API Operations group, resolving issues as they arise, delegating tasks to the API Operations staff and monitoring the work schedules of these employees. This position is responsible for helping staff resolve various difficult issues that may arise, often with no direct daily supervision. As-such, the successful candidate must show good discretion and independent judgement and be self-motivated in order to resolve problems in a timely fashion.
Secondary responsibilities include in-house IT support, answering phones and acting as a backup for entering orders, receiving shipments and preparing outbound shipments to customers (printing packing lists, packing shipments, etc.), interfacing with customs and customs brokers for international shipments, and tradeshow logistics.
Additional responsibilities will include interfacing with suppliers and partners to source components for our operation and partners. Other tasks will include office filing and organization, and other administrative tasks. Being a small company, we all wear multiple hats.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant work experience, with a strong preference towards a candidate with a four-year college degree in business or other relevant discipline. Work experience in high tech industry, and familiarity with QuickBooks, is preferred. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
About Altos Photonics, Inc.
Altos Photonics offers femtosecond, mode locked, and Q-switched lasers and tunable systems for research and industrial customers. Additional products include non-linear crystals (BBO, KTP, ZGP, KYW, KGW, etc.), optical mounts, USB-controlled stages, and other related products. Altos Photonics sells and services products from EKSPLA, EKSMA, Light Conversion & Standa.