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Coating Technician

Barrington, NJ USA

Position: Coating Technician
Department: Coating
Reports To: Thin Film Engineer
Classification: Non-Exempt

Brief Summary:

A Coating Technician performs production operations in the coating of optics under the direction of the group leader or manager. A Coating Technician must be trained and proficient in all aspects of the technical support of coating equipment and can work independently relative to routine maintenance and operations functions.

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Essential Functions:

  • Perform all aspects of maintenance and operation of state-of-the-art vacuum coating equipment
  • Prep, load and operate coating machines per released production schedules
  • Define preventative maintenance procedures and codify work instructions
  • Read and understand spec sheets, blue prints, work orders and work instructions
  • Monitor vacuum deposition processes, verify vacuum integrity and validate readiness
  • Perform cleaning operations of substrates to be coated and load and maintain fixtures
  • Organize and maintain consumables and maintenance supplies
  • Achieve and maintain proficiency with variety of tools to troubleshoot, repair or maintain equipment
  • Test and analyze coating performance against specs using spectrometers and other metrologies
  • All functions as outlined on the EOB Inspector job description
  • Strictly adhere to all safety procedures and protocols. Continuously strive to improve safety
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations

Qualifications:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Good math skills, including proficiency in basic algebra
  • Basic computer skills including working proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word

Education/Experience:

  • HS degree plus 2 years optical coating or equivalent experience
  • Associates degree in technical discipline preferred

Physical Requirements:

Adequate manual dexterity to perform essential functions; ability to use some physical efforts in the handling of heavy materials and machinery (most tasks require no more than 50 lbs. lifting); position requires about 80% standing; ability to work in manufacturing environment.

Other Requirements:

US Citizenship or permanent residence required.

Disclosure

Edmund Optics shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the company’s changing needs. This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in the employer’s sole discretion.

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

Contact Information

Max Matejik

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