Manufacturing Technician

Coherent Corp • East Granby, CT 06026

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities:

* Prep glass tubes and set up MCVD lathes (Modified Chemical Vapor Deposition)

* Start and run computer controlled MCVD lathes equipped with gas delivery systems

* Execute the solution doping process using solutions and recipes developed for production

* Monitor glass core rod deposition runs, and make adjustments as needed

* Troubleshoot as needed

* Document all process aspects of process runs

* Process and measure core rods after completion of MCVD runs

* Perform basic torch and lathe maintenance

* Assist engineers as needed

* Take over non-standard product runs once developed by engineers

* Other glass-working as necessary for production support

* Cross-train in other areas as needed

Education and Work Experience:


* 2+ years of industrial manufacturing or closely related experience, or related training or education required

* Computer literacy including data entry in Excel required

* Fine motor skills for manually manipulating glass

* Ability to safely handle liquid and gaseous chemicals

* Able to work in and out of clean room environments

* Ability to move and/or manipulate up to 30 pounds is required

* Must be able and willing to work on solitary tasks for long periods of time with minimal supervision


* Technical or engineering-based associate's degree or certification is a plus

* 2+ years of glassworking with oxygen/hydrogen torches a plus, will train as needed

* Telecommunications or fiber optics experience strongly desired

* Knowledge of Access preferred

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.


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