Manufacturing Engineer/ Optics Manufacturing / Thin Film Coating / Photolithography / Orlando, FL
The candidate will be required to develop and execute manufacturing process plans for optics component manufacturing, continuously improve processes and plans using tools and methods such as statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DOE), and conceptualize, design and execute tooling requirements using ProE. In addition, the employee will identify cause and corrective action of technical production problems and develop re-work instructions when needed. The candidate will participate in and/or lead process improvement teams and other small project technical teams, and travel in support of business, as needed. The candidate will also support the development of formal operator training courses and may be required to perform OJT training of supervisors, other engineers and operators.
The employee will continuously learn and apply a wide variety of engineering techniques, will contribute to projects in a teaming environment and will investigate, transfer, and adapt processes, techniques, or methods to new applications.
This position requires skills and/or experience in one or more categories of optics manufacturing engineering: thin film coating or photolithography.
Candidates with thin film coating specialization will have skills, experience and/or course work that includes the design, manufacturing and metrology of optical thin film coatings. Thin film coatings at LM, for UV/visible through IR applications, include broad band anti-flection (BBAR), high reflector, dichroic, and notch filters. The required skills includes knowledge of vacuum systems, physical vapor deposition using thermal resistive and e-beam sources, plasma assist using either reactive ion plating (RIP) or advanced plasma sources and sputtering systems. The candidate must have experience or knowledge of a variety of analytical and metrology techniques for thin film measurement, including in-process metrology,spectrophotometry, ellipsometry, and interferometry.
Candidates with photolithography skills will have Engineering experience and skills in photolithography, metal deposition processes and/or associated metrology. Experience with photolithography tools including coat/develop tracks and spinners, aligners, and inspection tools. Experience with metal deposition techniques including physical vapor deposition and sputter. Candidate should possess a proven track record of developing novel and successful solutions to complex technical issues.
The candidate will be able to troubleshoot optics manufacturing processes, and will have skills that enable continuous process improvement.
Breadth in skills and/or experience across multiple disciplines of optics manufacturing engineering is strongly desired.
Experience working in a production environment with represented and non-represented employees.
Knowledge of relevant military and ISO optical specifications is also strongly desired.
B.S./ M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering or equivalent experience strongly desired.
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Job Location(s): Orlando Florida
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