Reynard Corporation, a manufacturer of thin film coated optical products for a variety of markets including Aerospace, Medical, Defense, Imaging, Automotive, and general R&D, has an immediate opening for an Optical Coating Maintenance Technician.
The candidate should possess a good understanding of mechanical and electrical systems. Preferred background is in an industrial manufacturing environment with emphasis on maintenance and repair of high vacuum systems.
1st shift position available.
Basic electronics, soldering, and circuit board repair experience.
Experience using hand tools and power tools.
Read and interpret drawings, schematics, blueprints, and specifications.
Perform basic math skills.
Critical thinking and resolves issues.
Desired Experience/Other Qualifications
Knowledge of vacuum systems.
Ability to work under timelines and pressure.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
General computer skills (Excel, Word, Applications).
Work effectively without direct supervision.
Perform routine preventative and corrective maintenance for optical coating lab equipment and associated hardware; such equipment to include high vacuum, cryogenic, cooling water, compressed gas, electrical, mechanical, and other systems.
Monitor and maintain lab equipment performance to ensure availability during all shift operations.
Work with engineering to assist in development and installation of new equipment and hardware.
Contact vendors and suppliers to obtain quotes and generate purchase requisitions for new, replacement, and spare parts.
Diagnose faults and malfunctions; replace or repair parts, perform testing, and make necessary adjustments.
Safely handle chemicals and materials.
Participate in suggestions for continuous improvement ideas.
Work within an ISO9001 Quality Management System.
Maintain a clean work area and work in safe manner according to established procedures and practices.
Provide guidance or training to other technicians.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Exposure to chemicals, solvents, and oils
Ability to work safely in an industrial manufacturing environment
Use of safety glasses and latex gloves required
Ability to lift and/or carry at least 40lbs
Education, Credentials, and Qualifications
US Person as defined by 22 CFR 120.15 (Citizen, Permanent Resident).
High school diploma, or equivalent.
Technical certification or 2+ years’ experience in mechanical maintenance, electronics, vacuum, or related fields.
Competency using power tools, electrical equipment, and test equipment (helium leak detectors, vacuum pumps, gauges, and multi-meters).
Working experience in repair and maintenance of high vacuum systems.
Good communication skills with fluency in English.
Excellent phone etiquette.
Willing to work weekends, as necessary and extended hours occasionally.
Reynard Corporation manufactures custom optics & thin film coatings 0.2µm to 50µm (UV-IR) to demanding specs for defense & aerospace, commercial and medical applications. Our expertise in these markets enables us to provide advanced optical solutions while building strong reliable relationships with our customers. Other in-house services include optical & mechanical fabrication, diamond turning, photolithography patterns & environmental testing. Prototype to production capabilities include IR, UV, VIS, AR, BBAR & conductive coatings, dielectric, variable ND and apodizing filters, metallization, hot/cold mirrors, filters, windows & beamsplitters and many more. ISO 9001:2015 Certified, ITAR Registered and Cybersecurity Compliant. We look forward to working with you in Perfecting Your Light®