- Career Level Manager
- Experience 3 Years
- Education Undergraduate
Assist in the coordination of the production activities of the Coating Department by helping to direct resources toward optimum efficiency in producing high-quality products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.
Act as program manager for coating development projects; support both internal and external customers from program start to finish through quotations, status updates & presentations, scheduling and risk assessment.
Assist in preparation and execution of development and engineering schedule and coordination of coating activities. Assist in directing the flow of work through the coating department to meet internal standard manufacturing requirements and outside customer requirements.
Develop and implement operating methods, coating designs and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality. Confer with management to establish production and quality control standards.
Monitor coating run setup & execution, track process integrity, identify stability issues, and implement corrective measures. Support continuous improvement efforts including technician training, tooling design, software & PLC changes, chamber facilities modifications, and vacuum component upgrades
Recommend measures to simplify and improve methods, as well as increase department efficiency.
Develop and implement operating methods, coating designs and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
Perform as a technical contributor by developing new techniques, methods and designs for coating applications. Test and implement new designs by performing the coating process, evaluating results and recommending revisions
Develop methods and practices for evaluating coating performance, which may include optimization of measurement hardware, defect evaluation, and long-term durability assessment. Maintain quality standards and traceability.
Reports to and works under the direction of the Coating Engineering Manager.
B.S. degree in physical science (or equivalent), plus 2-5 years hands-on experience in the design, application and measurement of optical coatings, with working knowledge of optical fabrication.
Demonstrated ability in operating and maintaining optical coating machines. Program management experience – including presentations, scheduling and reporting – as well as advanced Microsoft Excel experience preferred.
Frequent talking, keyboarding, walking, standing, stooping, lifting (up to 50 lbs).
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, hours depend upon shift assignment. Overtime will be required as job duties demand.
Some travel may be required.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.