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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Position Summary:

The Optics Technician will be responsible for polishing, coating, and assembly of crystal based assemblies. Daily activities will be primarily focused on manufacturing of optical components and operating and maintaining manufacturing equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform inspection of raw materials and products to ensure acceptability

  • Vacuum deposition coating of a large variety of lenses

  • Assist in fabricating and testing optical components

  • Assemble beam splitters to meet quality and productivity standards

  • Monitor quality to identify any trends in an effort to reduce costs

  • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment

  • Fabricate (polish and coating) and test a variety of optical components

  • Work with engineering to improve process efficiency and quality

  • Provide support on new products and engineering specials

  • Cross-trained in at least two interdepartmental processes

  • Support the creation and updating of manufacturing details (MFD’s)

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of optics manufacturing or related experience

  • High School Diploma required

  • Associates Degree preferred

  • Good hand eye coordination

  • Proven organizational skills

  • Proven attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Proven decision making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work schedule

  • Proficient with optical fabrication used in department

  • Ability and willingness to write detailed procedures

  • Proven understanding of work order and inventory control systems

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computers and basic SAP skills

  • Proficient mechanical aptitude required

  • Familiarity with cost accounting

  • Fluent verbal and written communication in English

  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills

  • Experience in large global companies a plus

  • Independent worker requiring minimal supervision

  • Positive and optimistic personality type

  • Maintain a bias for action

  • Consistently follows through on all assigned tasks

  • Thrive in a high energy, face-paced work environment

  • Demonstrate Company Values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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