IDEX Manufacturing Process Engineer – Optical Coatings in Albuquerque, New Mexico
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The Manufacturing Process Engineer leads engineering support for CVI’s manufacturing and fabrication of optical coatings. Job responsibilities include development of new coating processes as well as support of existing production demand.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads engineering support for the Optical Coatings department, including and not limited to:
Provides engineering guidance for coating deposition as well as tooling and equipment operation and maintenance
Teams with sales, production, and other engineering resources to respond to new and modified coating design requests
Identify project requirements, including raw material, human and equipment resources and create project timelines for new and under-developed coating processes
Develops, initiates, and trains technicians to support coating processes
Documents process maps for existing and new coating processes
Determines critical parameters for process control given end objectives and requirements
Identifies, recommends and drives process capability improvements
Initiates and leads root cause investigations and corrective actions
Responds promptly and proficiently to operations and production support requests
Clearly communicates schedule, technical, budgetary status and risks internally and externally
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Superb creativity and problem-solving skills.
Ability to collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, and commercial teams to implement practical optical coating solutions to challenging problems.
Communicate effectively through email, presentations and technical documents.
Strong time management and prioritization skills.
Ability to make decisions in high-stress situations.
Independent initiative and ability to acquire substantial knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and products
Work effectively with minimal supervision
Curiosity and a growth mindset.
Comfortable around heavy industrial machinery
Comfortable training others, such as technicians
Supports company values including ethical conduct and high integrity in all actions.
PROFESSIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree or higher in optical engineer, mechanical engineering, applied physics, or equivalent field.
5+ years’ experience in the field of high tech manufacturing preferred, ideally in a related field to optics or optical coatings.
Working proficiency in Solidworks or other 3D CAD system
Utilize statistical software for documentation and analysis
Able to read and understand a variety of job-related instructions and documents, including engineering drawings
Statistical data collection, analysis, and solution implementation experience
Six Sigma Green or Black belt preferred
Process flow, FMEA, and/or control plan development experience preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Operate computerized equipment and perform calculations
Bend as is necessary for sitting, using computers, using the telephone, and computer mouse
Demonstrate eye-hand coordination
Operate testing and measuring equipment
Bend as is necessary for lifting from waist to operate testing equipment
Apply force to adjust and operate testing equipment, turn knobs and cranks
Manipulate fragile parts into and out of equipment to measure size and shape
Grasp objects in order to turn, wipe, adjust instrumentation and safely use sharp instruments
Twist and turn wrists and forearms to perform inspection of optics and to operate testing equipment and computer
Bend at the neck to perform inspection and testing of optics and related equipment
PHYSICAL CLASSIFICATION OF JOB
- Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
This job position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations. Therefore, all employees working in this capacity must meet citizenship status. Per the Advanced Thin Films Export Controls Policy and Procedure, the employee must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.
- All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. *
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IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Business Unit: CVI
Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies