Optical Fabrication Supervisor/Group Lead

ASML • Wilton, CT 06897

Posted 1 week ago
-With minimal supervision, effectively lead a team of opticians/technicians in the fabrication of precision optics and/or the application of optical coatings, that ensures the Department and Product Family Key Performance Indicators are met. These include but are not limited to Labor Hours performance, Cycle Time performance, On-Time Delivery performance, 5s performance, and effective cross-train planning and execution.

-Act as coach, mentor, and leader of a talented team of opticians.
-Ensure that team/department goals are congruent with Company objectives.
-Develop and maintain strategies that assure the achievement of internal and external customer requirements.
-Be responsible for all administrative duties of the department, including time and attendance record-keeping and performance/merit reviews.
-Anticipate resource requirements and re-allocate/request accordingly in order to meet department goals.
-Be able to create/maintain work schedules and establish work priorities.
-Identify key areas of improvement within the department/group and implement accordingly.
-Be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
-Be able to work effectively with peers such that goals are met and continuity of production is assured.
-Administer and enforce company policies and procedures in a direct and consistent manner.
-Work with Human Resources on disciplinary issues and hiring decisions; participate in candidate interviews.
-Display innovative problem resolution and develop/encourage new ideas and methods.
-Develop competencies within the department that focus on technical skills, continuous improvement, teambuilding, and cross-training.
-Leading by example, encourage personal motivation in an effort to achieve world class quality and performance.


4 Year Business or Technical degree or equivalent experience.


-Proven (5+ years) supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
-Strong business operation acumen
-Prior optical fabrication and coating experience preferred.
-Strong LEAN manufacturing and Continuous Improvement experience in Mfg environment.
-Computer literateknowledge of SAP a plus.
-Familiar with ISO9001 and ISO14001

Personal skills

-Strong analytical skills capable of translating requirements into an executable schedule.
-Strong problem solving skills be able to identify and solve problems in a timely manner.
-Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
-Ability to effectively communicate one on one and in small groups to operators, management and engineers.
-Strong interpersonal, coaching, and team-building skills.

Context of the position

-May be exposed to moving mechanical parts, solvents and tooling.
-May also be exposed to laser energy and magnetic fields.
-Production areas are maintained at 70 to 75 degrees and 35-50% RH.
-The noise level in the manufacturing areas is usually moderate.
-Occasional travel may be required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
-The employee is occasionally required to move around the campus.
-The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
-May require travel dependent on company needs.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
-Can work under deadlines.
-The environment generally is moderate in temperature and noise level.
-Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
-Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
-Can learn and apply new information or skills.

Other information

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