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Maintenance Worker & General Helper (Machine Shop) 

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 Safety & Facilities  
Location Corporate Headquarters - Newton  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Description

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities. Works under general supervision. 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:

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure all equipment continues to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently and that the physical conditions of all buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Move furniture and equipment, assemble furniture and or fixtures.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Assist building maintenance technicians as needed.
  • Assist with routine roof repairs.
  • Replenishes stock as needed.
  • Monitor and maintain preventive maintenance records and logs.
  • Assist in cleaning in all five locations in Newton and Andover
  • Assist with outdoor maintenance/ lawn and snow in all five locations.
  • Assist in painting and normal building repairs.
  • Must have drivers’ license

Physical Activities:

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

Qualifications

Experience:

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

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Tools and equipment used in building and custodial maintenance, reconstruction, and repair work.
  • 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 Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified individuals 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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