Job Description

Optical Manufacturing Engineer

Contract 12-18 Months, M-F 40 hours weekly

US Citizen, or Green Card Holder

This position requires access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work.

Job Description

Understand optical fabrication process for spherical elements, including:

  • Generation
  • High speed polishing
  • Diamond point turn
  • Pitch polishing
  • Optical metrology (radius, surface figure, Zernike polynomials)

Tooling design (NX or Solid Design software).

Detail orientated.

Interface with opticians & response to needs.

Creating work instructions/procedures.

Estimate labor/elapsed duration per process.

MS Excel, Word, Power Point.  Good computer skill.

Communications, presentation skills.




Bachelor degree – Optical/Mechanical Engineering or Science or equivalent experience.



0-2 years experiences on the essential function.


Personal skills

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work. 
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

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