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We come to work because we believe science has the power to effect real change in the world, and we are looking for an individual who can help us make a lasting contributionThe optical process engineer will play an integral role in the design, manufacturing, and validation of our gelatin-based volume phase holographic (vph) gratingsThey will design processes that can grow with our companyMost importantly, he or she will incorporate quality and customer-focus throughout the entire processThis role will evolve to meet the needs of the team and organization.
> learn more about our vph grating technology and its advantages here: https://wasatchphotonics.com/technologies/advantages-vph-gratings/
Location: logan, ut
Primary job responsibilities
Work with the design team to determine, evaluate, and communicate product requirements that meet customer needs and manufacturing feasibilityProvide quality and design-for-manufacturing inputs to product development team.
Uses traditional risk analysis tools such as process failure modes and effects analysis to identify and control risk.
Lead efforts to improve quality processes and procedures
Assures product and process quality by designing new and improving existing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
Develops processes and tools for product and process validation
Transitions processes and tools from validation to in-process testing in volume manufacturing
Train quality assurance technicians the proper methods and procedures to evaluate product.
Uses traditional problem-solving tools such as pareto analysis, 5-why, and cause and effect diagrams to conduct root cause analysis and drive corrective and preventive action.
Evaluates customer returned product to determine cause of nonconformances.
Supports the iso compliance effort by drafting procedures, conducting associated training, and performing audits as necessary.
Collects, analyzes, and presents process data using statistical methods for the purpose of identifying trends, solving problems, and validating corrective actions.
Supports the quality department by troubleshooting quality issues and internal non-conformances.
Required education & experience
Bachelor’s degree in physics, optical engineering, or other related engineering discipline
Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Minimum 2 years of experience in optics or photonics industries
Minimum 2 years of experience in a quality or manufacturing engineering role
Familiarity with optical fabrication techniques and processes
Understanding of optical metrology and familiarity with interferometers, spectrophotometers, spectrometers, and laser power measurements
Experience in laser characterization techniques
Motivated by the company’s mission
Genuine interest in our products and solutions – continuous learner
Can-do attitude; someone who is solutions oriented
Enjoys a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities
Wants to be involved on the production floor and in the quality process
Self-motivated with a continuous improvement mindset
Superior interpersonal skills
Delivers information clearly and factuallyCapable of adjusting to situation or audience.
Team worker with aptitude for mentoring and coaching.
Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills are essential.
Company benefits overview
Healthcare, vision and dental coverage for employee and family
401(k) investment fund with employer matching
Participation in target-based annual bonus plan
Optional 9/80 workday schedule with flexible hours
Tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs
Remote work and covid safety
We recognize that the professional workplace is rapidly changing due to ongoing safety concerns and societal trends, and that options for remote work are increasingly beneficial to employer and employee alikeWasatch photonics takes employee health and work-life balance seriously and works to maintain an environment and workstyle supportive of our teams’ physical and mental well-beingAll our locations offer opportunities for both scheduled and needs-based remote work, noting that hardware engineers in particular will often need physical access to developmental systems and shared laboratory gear.
About wasatch photonics
We are a fast-growing company with several market-leading products with optics at its coreKey product areas from wasatch photonics include raman and uv-vis-nir spectroscopy, optical coherence tomography, hyperspectral imaging, volume phase holographic gratings, and diffractive opticsThe company is an ideal place for energetic and innovative individuals looking to grow a developing company with exceptional products in a fast-paced startup driven environmentWasatch photonics provides a collaborative and cordial environment, and sees the growth and development of its team members as integral for its success.
We are looking to expand our teams to support our continuing market expansionIf you enjoy working in a dynamic, growth driven environment with the latest technology – then we look forward to hearing from you and discussing what we might achieve together!
Job type: full-time
Health savings account
Paid time off
Monday to friday
We follow fda guidelines to facilitate a safe & healthy environment for our employees.
Manufacturing: 5 years (required)
Optics or photonics: 2 years (required)
Work location: one location
Application response rate: 53%
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