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Optical Manufacturing Engineer

Company: StarrTrax
Location: Oldsmar
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE: Optical Manufacturing Engineer LOCATION: Near Tampa, FLINDUSTRY: Optics (coating, thin film, and fabrication)TYPE: Full-time, direct hireRequirements for the Optical Manufacturing Engineer Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering OR related technical discipline with a HS/GED Diploma (minimum) 5+ years of hands-on fabrication experience with shaping, grinding, polishing and edging/centering equipment, and inspection of optical surfaces. U.S. Citizenship or permanent residence required. Highly experienced in the use of single surface CP, double side polishing and spindle polishing Highly experienced with CNC grinding, and polishing equipment associated with spherical fabrication and/or aspheric fabrication and associated metrology, a plus Machine shop experience a plus Willingness to be hands-on in process development and improvement Good skills communicating with and training fabrication and QA personnel Understand all aspects of blueprints including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) Proficient in CAD software; proficiency in SolidWorks is a plusPosition Summary for the Optical Manufacturing Engineer: The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing optical fabrication processes within the BU's manufacturing operations that lead to stable, efficient, and scalable manufacturing processes. The Manufacturing Engineer will use the principles of LEAN 6-- and 6S to develop and execute a robust continuous improvement program and is also responsible for developing best practices within the production process. This position is self-directed and will work independently.Tasks for the Optical Manufacturing Engineer: Setup and adjust manufacturing machines to support new processes of grinding and polishing optical glass and crystalline material. Develop metrology solutions for new product. Use and interpret results from modern interferometers and the use of MetroPro, Mx (Zygo) REVEAL(Apre), etc. Use and interpret results from modern collimating instrumentation. Create routings, SOP's, WI's, etc. Participate in the quoting process. Communicate with Engineering while new projects are in the design phase and identify changes in part design that will improve manufacturability. Design (using SolidWorks) precision fixtures, tooling, or experimental parts to meet special engineering needs. Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers. Measure process capability and establish SPC on critical parts and/or processes. Coordinate/lead training for new standards, methods and processes. Prepare quality documentation packages for FAI's and production.

Job Type: Full-timePay: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Oldsmar, FL 34677: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)Education: High school or equivalent (Required)Experience: developing optical fabrication processes: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: StarrTrax, Tampa , Optical Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Oldsmar, Florida

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