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Senior Diamond Turning Tech IV

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Ametek Requires all new hires to be vaccinated.

  • Minimum 5 years' experience Diamond Turning experience preferred, at least 2 years of programming and process design in all aspects of Diamond Turning Lab required
  • Experience with spherical and aspherical optics required
  • Experience with precision optical testing methods required
  • Experience with Diamond Turning optical manufacturing equipment such as Precitech, Moore Nanotech, etc. required
  • Experience with troubleshooting of complex manufacturing and metrology processes
  • Team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documentation
  • Careful, well organized and detail oriented
  • Strong computer skills including MS Work, Excel, Solid Works, Diffsys, etc.
  • Strong math skills
  • Must have experience working within a multi-disciplined manufacturing team
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Come join a company where what you do makes a difference. For over 50 years, Zygo Corporation, located in Middlefield, CT has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies. We are a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, high precision optical components, and complex electro-optical system design and manufacturing services. Recognized as a valued partner by its customers for innovative technology, application expertise, product reliability, and responsiveness, ZYGO has been driven by a passion for innovation, as evidenced by approximately 750 patents awarded since its foundation. We are dedicated to helping you grow your career by using all your talents, insights and experiences in a welcoming team environment. Bring your passion, commitment and curiosity and come grow with us as together we work to make our world a safer place. Senior Diamond Turning technician at Zygo Extreme Precision Optics. Zygo EPO is a leading-edge optics company working in the field of optical component and subsystem design. We manufacture to the highest tolerances and requirements in the world. Generate a consistent flow of high-quality work through the CNC optical manufacturing department. Collaborate with department manager and production control group to meet delivery schedules. Assist in continually improving procedures and methods with a mind toward efficiency. RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Promote a safe working environment with strict enforcement of safe practices
    • Drive a culture of excellence, characterized by deep technical competence, creativity, rigorous analysis, data-driven decision making, and collaboration.
    • Work cross functionally with team members in Production Control, Quality Control, R&D, and Engineering to ensure that products are manufactured on time and correctly
    • Lead and support Risk Management activities to ensure robust and reliable designs.
    • Setup and break down Diamond Turning machines and related metrology equipment.
    • Cross-train employees to allow for flexible and comprehensive operations
    • Promote career development of team members
    • Load parts and programs onto machines and successfully execute operations as directed
    • Handle and clean optical components without downgrading the surfaces
    • Maintain a clean an orderly work environment by following the 6S methodology
    • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and tooling as well as schedule annual maintenance with vendors
    • Integrate, troubleshoot and repair complex processes
    • Assist in developing procedures for new products including initiating corrections and improvements
    • Develop new processes to expand capabilities and improve efficiency and quality
    • Assist in the development of quotations and proposals
    • Design and procure process tooling and fixturing
    • Develop training plans for technicians
    • Functions with very limited direction or supervision according to build schedule

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Richmond , Senior Diamond Turning Tech IV, Other , Richmond, California

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