OFS is a leading-edge designer, manufacturer and supplier of optical fiber, cable, and specialty products and solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries. OFS has a proven track record of being first in the industry with new application-specific products.
About the Job
As a leader in optical innovations, we are searching for a Manufacturing/Process Engineer located at our facility in Somerset, NJ. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing of existing optical gain solutions—such as high-power laser cavities, beam combiners, pump combiners and other fiber-laser based components, as well as participating in the development new products. This person will be responsible to drive continuous improvement in manufacturing processes.
Job responsibilities include:
Analyze and improve current production processes (both technical repair and support sides of the operation) using engineering tools, and Lean Six Sigma practices.
Help move prototypes toward products through the use of the New Product Development stage gate process.
Plan and launch production processes for newly developed products.
Provide support to production operations in the areas of equipment, layout, tooling, fixture design, and machinery.
Prepare work instructions, routing and Bills of Materials in MRP system.
Assist in the maintenance of quality control standards, ISO 9001, and corrective actions.
Responsible for planning, project management, purchasing, installing, etc. of production equipment.
Key qualifications include:
BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
3+ years similar experience in high-tech manufacturing or process engineering
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.
Experience in fiber optics/photonics a plus
Demonstrated problem solving skills using Six Sigma and Lean tools. Certification a plus
CAD CAD/CAM experience. SolidWorks preferred
To qualify for hire, you must be a “US Person” as defined by ITAR (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or other protected individual per statute) (Please refer to ITAR requirements prior to submission of your application at https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/
Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.
Working at OFS means having the chance to realize ideas, innovate and discover new solutions for the future. In addition to our dynamic work environment, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits programs, including medical, dental, and a matching 401(k) plan.
Interested applicants please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.
OFS Fitel, LLC a Georgia based global company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.
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About OFS Fitel
OFS is a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of leading edge optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTx, optical connectivity and specialty photonics products and solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries. OFS has a proven track record of being first in the industry with application specific fibers, optical connectors, ribbon cables, erbium doped fibers, Raman fiber lasers, fiber gratings and more. OFS is committed to providing customers increased value by offering products that deliver lowest cost-per-bit network solutions, protecting investments through flexible solutions for today’s demanding applications.