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We are looking for a Master Optician that understands the art and science between polishing. PLX is an essential business looking to hire immediately for the right candidate.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Please e-mail your resume to hr@plxinc.com and indicate which position you are applying for. Please include your salary history and any salary requirements, to be considered for any of the positions.

PLX Inc Transforming Optical Structure Technology through Innovative System Integration.

PLX’s history of innovation and problem solving has made it the world’s leader in the optical field. We are providing solutions that fit the demands of a new generation of optical requirements for the Defense, Aerospace and Commercial industries.

Providing high precision solutions that fit the demands of a new generation of optical requirements for the Defense, Aerospace and Commercial industries, has attracted such clients as Lockheed Martin, JPL, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman Corporation. PLX is a registered ISO 9001 company with over 30 patents for innovative optical products. Our extensive in-house manufacturing and environmental testing facilities, performance testing capabilities and state-of-the-art optical analysis equipment provide total quality management and accountability. Founded in 1955 as Precision Lapping and Optical Company, PLX’s history of innovation and problem solving has made it the world’s leader in Hollow Retroreflector and Monolithic Optical Structure Technology (M.O.S.T.™).

Position Primary Responsibility:

  •  Lead a team of polishers and technicians in producing cutting-edge plano optical elements
  • Grinding and Polishing optics using a variety of equipment.
  • Polishing optics on pitch tools, both spindles and CP, and computer-controlled deterministic double-sided polishing machines.
  • Polish parts to print specifications and established performance standards.
    • Flatness up to λ/20
    • Meeting flatness requirement to the edge of the part
    • Polishing non-circular parts
    • Surface finish up to 20:10
  • Follows scheduled workflow according to assigned priorities, and communicates deviations to department lead.

Required Experience:

  • Must be proficient in reading and comprehending blueprints.
  • 5 years hands-on experience in high accuracy flat optics.
  • Bright, creative, energetic, open-minded, excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork attitude.

Desirable experience:

  • Manufacturing software experience a plus.
  • Bilingual-English /Spanish is a plus
  • Knowledge of Blanchard grinders, surface grinders, and lapping machines is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Full benefits:

  • Medical
  • 401K
  • Performance bonus

PLX is an equal opportunity employer that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity in the workplace

SALARY REQUIREMENTS MUST BE INCLUDED WITH RESUME IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

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