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Fabrication Technician 

EOE Statement Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  
About the Organization THORLABS is a broad based photonics technologies company offering an extensive array of products ranging from optical and mechanical components to integrated test and measurement systems. Thorlabs' catalog products are produced in manufacturing centers in the USA, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom and Japan. Our company has a long-standing customer base with significant growth potential and an excellent reputation for quality, customer service and dependability. It is our mission to supply the photonics market with the tools to ensure the ultimate success of our customers.

THORLABS designs and manufactures over 15,000 scientific products and instruments for the optics and laser research industry. As we continue to grow, we are seeking talented individuals to join our team that have a strong desire to succeed. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. THORLABS Headquarters are located in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, THORLABS also has facilities in Maryland, Virginia, Texas and Michigan, and is established in 8 other countries. THORLABS is a privately held company established in 1989 which now employs over 1400 people.
 
Category Optics  
Location Corporate Headquarters - Newton  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

The position is responsible for the fabrication of delicate precision optical components using established procedures and processes. Items include but are not limited to Prisms, Lenses, Windows, Mirrors etc. made form specialty glasses and crystals. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Manufacturing of precision optical components by grinding, lapping and/or polishing of glass and crystal components.
  • Operates precision optical manufacturing machinery; surface grinders, edging machines, ID and OD saws, core drills, conventional lapping spindles etc.
  • Must be able to understand technical drawings and written work instructions to produce products to laser quality standards.
  • Understands ISO9001 and MIL-PRF-13830B manufacturing standards.
  • Cleaning, handling and packaging of precision optical components.
  • Recognizes failures and set up problems, isolates issues, and takes appropriate action to resolve those problems.
  • Completes production test reports.
  • Keeps supervisor apprised of unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect production schedules.
  • Inspects all work before passing on to the next operations and/or to inventory.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position preferred.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work well in a group atmosphere, and comply with high quality standards.
  • Strong ability to shift from one task to another to address changing production priorities.

Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

 

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