The Coherent Integrated Optical Systems business unit is a precision optics and optical assemblies design and manufacturing group, which specializes in high-precision aspheres for a variety of specialized applications including semiconductor and flat-panel display manufacturing, ground and space-based telescopes, defense systems and other exotic scientific and government-sponsored programs. The business encompasses the Tinsley Custom Optics product line, and is located in Richmond, CA.
• Process Development engineers are critical members of our production and program teams, responsible for designing and developing critical optical fabrication processes. • Interprets and evaluates optical component drawings and determines best processes and methods needed to meet drawing specifications. • Develops and applies optical fabrication processes for the manufacture of ultra-precision optical components of various materials (glass, metal, ceramic) using both computer controlled (zone polishing) and conventional polishing methods. • Develops and establishes standard manufacturing processes for the optical finishing department. • Utilizes optical and mechanical metrology equipment to measure optical surfaces. • Coaches and trains technicians in glass polishing techniques, optical fabrication methods. • Responsible for leading process development efforts that expand capabilities, increase yield, and improve cycle time. • Work on cross-functional teams to ensure completion of projects from substrate procurement through final coating and assembly. Primary Responsibilities • Execute daily tasks towards facilitating the completion of fabrication thru all departments. • Troubleshoot and solve manufacturing issues such as yield and specifications. • Participate in Design Reviews and champion Manufacturing Readiness Reviews. • Collaborate on cross-functional daily meetings to resolve any thru-put issues. • Perform metrology set-ups and work with technicians on testing and polishing
Please apply online at https://www.coherent.com/company/job-search using JobID: 8724
Work Experience • The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience with precision optics manufacturing. • Hands-on experience in the testing and manufacturing of aspheric components. • Optical system alignment and assembly experience a plus. • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in a related engineering field required.
Internal Number: 8724
About Coherent Inc
We are one of the world's leading suppliers of laser and photonics-based solutions to a broad range of commercial and scientific research customers. We design, manufacture and market lasers, laser-based systems, precision optics and related accessories for a diverse group of customers. Since our beginnings in 1966, we have expanded our business through a combination of internal growth and the strategic acquisition of companies with related technologies.
One of our key values is respect for individuals. As a global company, we value the diversity of individuals, their ideas and experiences and we are focused on mutual trust, respect and teamwork in our work environment. Coherent is an equal opportunity employer that hires without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other prohibited factors under applicable federal, state and local laws.