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Optical Manufacturing Engineer

HireResources - Manufacturing Division Richmond, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $125,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Basic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define optics grinding and/or polishing concepts, develop prototype processes, testing procedures, analyze results and convert to actual process for implementation in optics production.
  • Identify, Plan and Implement Process Improvements using Statistical Process Controls – Standardize/Document, Measure, Compare, Correct
  • Further refine existing processes by tracking and plotting data, documenting, standardizing
  • Responsible for writing detailed Optical Work Instructions (OWI’s) supporting the various processes.
  • Responsible for reviewing completed methods and providing comparisons to the initial process in the event of disparities.
  • Reviews product requirements with design staff to ensure compatibility of processing methods.
  • Compile and evaluate test data to determine appropriate limits.
  • May conceive and plan projects involving definition and selection of new approaches and concepts in processing and development.
  • May provide work leadership and training to professional staff and production staff.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Physics, or Applied Engineering discipline.
  • 3+ years of optical manufacturing experience.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of optical fabrication and glass manufacturing, machining, and polishing processes.
  • Experience with various optical materials such as: ULE, Si, CaF2, Zerodur
  • Must be knowledgeable in physical and/or geometric optics, and have the ability to read and interpret standard optical component blueprints/specifications.
  • Must possess ability to prepare process development plans, cost estimates, schedule estimates and write detailed technical reports.
  • Must have excellent communication skills for both constructing optical work instructions and interfacing with other functional departments.
  • Must be a team player.

  • Physical Requirements: Walking, standing, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), stooping, and keyboarding.

HireResources - Manufacturing Division

Why Work Here?

High Growth Company with excellent benefits.

HireResources recruiters are not generalists; they are specialists in their industries providing quick access to industry top talent in select industry sectors. We speak your language and understand the factors critical to your business. Each HireResources Sector Team has a specialized target recruitment function. In fact, if we do not have expertise in your industry, we will let you know this up front. HireResources was established in 2002, in 2015 we began a growth phase by restructuring our core business, today, HireResources is a fast growing Staffing & Recruitment platform headquartered in Connecticut. HireResources is an open source staffing and recruiting model giving flexibility and support to top executive recruiters across the country. HireResources recruiters are thoroughly vetted and are proven professionals in the recruiting industry. The cornerstone of HireResources success is in its commitment to ethical business practices and superb consumer service. Our "Code of Ethics"​ is the foundation of this success. Integrity - Work honestly, every day. People - Develop and deliver diverse talent Customer Focus - Anticipate priorities & exceed their expectations Respect - Value all customers and collaborate with one another Performance - Be accountable, manage risks and deliver a high level of quality.

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