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CNC Technician, 3rd Shift 

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 manufacturing of precision optical components using the latest CNC technologies. Items include but are not limited to Aspherical Lenses, spherical lenses, Mirrors etc. made from 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. Working hours are from 10pm - 7am.

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

  • Perform all aspects of CNC / optical fabrication including grinding, polishing, surfacing, cleaning and inspection
  • Set up and adjustment of CNC machinery from supplied data without supervision
  • Installs all required tooling from tooling data and set-up instructions
  • Understands ISO9001 and MIL-PRF-13830B manufacturing standards.
  • Select and adjust tooling changes as needed without supervision
  • Read and understand spec sheets, blue prints, work orders and work instructions
  • Perform visual inspections of optics for defects related to fabrication.
  • Perform optical tests including interferometry and profilometer tests to determine optical quality
  • Perform cleaning operations to keep work area machinery maintained
  • Keeps supervisor apprised of unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect production schedules.
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar position preferred.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good manual dexterity
  • 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.
  • Conventional Optics fabrication & polishing

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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