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Senior Optical Manufacturing Engineer

Optimax Systems Inc.
Ontario, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Senior Optical Manufacturing Engineer

Minimum 40 hrs/week (Monday – Friday)

A unique corporate culture combined with a dynamic work environment

Optimax has lenses throughout the Universe! We build the optics behind the latest breakthrough technologies in aerospace, defense, and consumer electronics, leveraging our optics manufacturing technology for programs that benefit mankind and projects that defend our freedom. Our unique corporate culture of teamwork, innovation, and agility provides a dynamic work environment. We are looking for individuals that are committed to lifelong learning and creating value through their hard work.

Job Summary and Essential Job Duties

The Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for developing and improving manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods. This hands-on role works on manufacturing and measuring precision optics and contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Through on the Job Training and utilization of prior experience, the Manufacturing Engineer will:

  • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; research, design, modify, and test manufacturing methods and equipment;
  • Review customer drawings and requirements for manufacturability and collaborate with customer and internal resources to ensure desired performance can be achieved;
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; test finished-product and process capabilities; establish standards; confirm manufacturing processes;
  • Complete design and development projects by training and guiding technicians;
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies;
  • Perform other duties as outlined by the Engineering Manager.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or Applied Science
  • Minimum 4 years engineering experience in precision optics manufacturing

Skills and Specifications:

  • Strong knowledge of optical manufacturing processes, including grinding, polishing and/or deterministic finishing
  • Hands on experience with optical and mechanical measurement systems
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Possess good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Enthusiastic, cooperative and positive behavior

Compensation and Benefits

Optimax Systems offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employee’s professional experience. Some of Optimax’s benefits include: Bonus – 25% Monthly Profit Sharing, Advanced Tuition Assistance, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account Employer Match, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and a 401(k) plan.

Work Requirements:

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.
  • The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.

Work Environment:

  • This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level can vary from quiet to loud frequencies.
  • May involve the use of oils and solvents.
  • Generally works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
  • May require area specific safety training
  • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes

(EEO) Optimax Systems, Inc. must comply with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) issued by the United States Department of State, Department of Defense Trade Controls. Because of the ITAR, Optimax must limit employment opportunities to US citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. Optimax is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Optimax will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

If you require an accommodation in order to apply for this position,

please call 585-265-1020 and ask for a member of Human Resources

Optimax Systems Inc.


Ontario, NY



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