RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including - Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team!
An IR Manufacturing Tech II is a skilled Technician that will be responsible for creating IR material utilizing melt furnaces, annealers and torches. The job requires attention to detail and strict process adherence.
Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Strict attention to weighing of raw materials
Setup, operate and closely monitor furnaces and annealers
Operate Oxy/Gas torch daily
Record detailed information on material produced both digitally and written
Move and handle delicate equipment and material in strict adherence to established process
Maintain and document processes and work instructions working with operations and engineering
Operate traditional inspection equipment such as measuring devices, thermal analysis equipment, micrometers, height gages, and Vernier calipers.
Support equipment and space planning, maintenance, and utilities planning
Responsible for the maintenance of equipment, tools and consumables
Understand equipment capabilities and limitations
High School Diploma or equivalent / prefer Associates, trade or tech degree
Experience with mechanical troubleshooting
Computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)
Comfortable around open flames and heat
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Must be able to work with hazardous materials
Requirements and Competencies:
Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents.
Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management both written and verbal.
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Prefer Associates, trade or tech degree
3-5 years of experience preferred
Pursuant to ITAR, EAR, and other export compliance laws and regulations, applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons as defined by U.S. law, i.e., U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents ('Green Card' holders), persons granted refugee status or asylum status in the United States, or temporary residents granted amnesty.
The employee is required to work with open flame and hot objects
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands and fingers, handle or feel: and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch. May be require to work in tight spaces.
The job may involve prolong periods of sitting / standing
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp
The employee is frequently required to use the computer
The job requires applicant to pass hearing test
The job will require regular lifting and moving of 30-50 lbs.
May involve the use of oils, bases, acids and or solvents.
Generally, works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
Job specific personal protection equipment will be required to be worn on a daily basis
May require area specific safety training
This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles, heat and open flame.
May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the production process.
Compensation & Benefits:
RPO offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employee’s professional experience. RPO’s benefits include: Tuition Reimbursement Program, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 10 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and sick time and a 401(k) plan after a 60-day waiting period. Additionally, we work a 9/80 work week that provides for every other Friday as a non-work day.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Rochester Precision Optics
Rochester Precision Optics is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, NY, RPO offers exciting career paths and the opportunity to work on market-leading programs. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including – Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating.