Newport, now part of MKS Instruments, is the world’s largest photonics company providing innovative solutions and industry-leading product brands to multiple markets. Our combined product portfolio includes Corion®, ILX Lightwave™, New Focus™, Ophir, Oriel® Instruments, Richardson Gratings™, and Spectra-Physics® Lasers. We provide complete photonic solutions to make, manage and measure light.
Newport's Precision Optics group is looking for a key team player for its diamond turning department.
Responsibilities will include:
Performing the setup and operation of CNC diamond turning machines - Precitech Nanoform 700 3-Axis, Precitech Planoform 550 fly – cutter, Moore Nanotech 250 3-axis with slow tool servo
Assisting in the development of methods and procedures as required
Performing visual inspections and interferometric measurements using interferometers, Talysurf, CGH, and precision gages
Working under minimum supervision to complete assignments
Working closely with optical fabrication engineering team
Participating in system calibration and trouble shooting
Engaging in process improvements activities Driving continuous improvement plays a significant part of this role.
The DT Technician will interface with the optical fabrication engineering team to report issues and help drive the appropriate corrective and preventive actions as required.
Another part of this role includes participating in new product design, program kickoffs, and contract and specification reviews of complex Diamond Turned optical components and assemblies to determine detailed manufacturing/quality plan requirements.
Requires a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience operating and setting-up precision Diamond Turning machines – Working knowledge of micrometers, interferometers and surface profilers
A strong background in precision DT machining of IR materials, aluminum, Electroless Ni plated parts is desirable
Manual dexterity required to handle and clean precision diamond turned optical components and assemblies
The ability to perform high precision work using machine based profilometry, tool setting microscopes and precision electronic measuring instruments and tools
Ability to read and interpret blueprints with proficiency in interpretation of geometric tolerances per ASME Y14.5M -1994
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to adjust shift schedules as required
MKS Instruments, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.
Newport Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI ), is a leading global supplier of advanced technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, microelectronics, life and health sciences, industrial manufacturing and defense/security markets. Established in 1969, Newport has over 47 years of industry knowledge and expertise across a broad... range of technologies allowing the company to continually deliver innovative products in the areas of lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, and optical components and subsystems to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications. In addition, Newport has built a strong history of partnering with OEM customers, delivering solutions from subassemblies to full solutions including design, testing and manufacturing.
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