Optics Manufacturing Technician Precision Photonics
About AT Films Precision Photonics; units of IDEX:
Based in Boulder Colorado?develops and manufactures high-performance optical components generally for laser
markets that are setting the standard for applications and analytical instrumentation. AT Films-PPC is a rapidly
growing company, with revenue from both the volume OEM sales of tailored products and from the sales of standard
products to end-users. Our optical components are set apart by their state-of-the-art performance and reliability.
In support of our expanding business our Optical Manufacturing Group is looking for a technician who will be
expected to possess and continually develop a broad spectrum of skills. The candidate will primarily focus on
manufacturing orders but will also work closely with engineering, and will have a direct say in process development
decisions. PPC technicians should be self-motivated and will be required to work unsupervised at times.
Specific job responsibilities include:
? Processing (grinding, lapping and polishing) of glass, crystal, silicon and ceramic materials
? High precision optics metrology (interferometry, optical part characterization)
? Cleaning, handling and assembly of optical and opto-electronic components
? Optical contacting
? Cleaning and visual inspection of optical components.
? Proper handling and packaging of critical and fragile optical components.
? Procedure enforcement, maintenance, and cleaning of fabrication and clean room areas.
This position reports directly to manufacturing supervision. The candidate is expected to actively participate in
documenting, establishing and improving manufacturing procedures.
Background and Qualifications:
? High School diploma or GED
? Good manual dexterity, ability to clean and inspect small high-precision parts
? Ability to meet deadlines and handle a fast paced production environment
? Ability to independently perform complex tasks from work instructions.
? Good verbal and written communication skills.
? Ability to routinely move and lift up to 50 lbs.
? US citizenship or Green Card.
Desired Skills and Experience:
? Some Familiarity with processing a wide range of materials, including fused silica, quartz, optical glasses, sapphire,
YAG, and silicon
? Familiarity with clean room protocol
? Proficiency in basic computer use (Word, Excel) and communication tools (e-mail)
? A former exposure to ISO 9000 or quality assurance systems and manufacturing tracking
The right candidate will have a clear desire to succeed, and be effective working in a fast-paced environment. On a
personal level, the candidate will exhibit the highest standards of integrity, deliver upon all commitments, and be a
highly motivated, team player with a positive attitude.
This position is based in Boulder, Colorado and reports to the Optical Manufacturing Manager.
||3180 Sterling Circle |
Boulder, CO 80301