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Exciting career opportunities are available in several departments including our Optical Shop, Glass Machine Shop, Standard Assembly and Quality Control Departments. PLX is an equal opportunity employer who supports diversity in the work place. 

Jobs

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

PLX offers highly competitive salaries, benefits and some training programs. Currently we are considering the following:

Machinist for Glass Machine Shop

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.

PLX is a registered ISO 9001 company, design and manufacture products that meet demanding Military and Aerospace Specs, received over 30 patents for innovative optical products.

PLX is an equal opportunity employer who supports diversity in the workplace. We are looking for a Machinist for Glass Machine Shop to join our team, with ample opportunity for growth within the company.

This is a very exciting opportunity for the right individual. If you are looking to establish yourself within a growing and solid company, PLX is the place for you.

We are looking for a skilled machinist to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. Machinist will produce precision parts using both manual and automated equipment and accurate measurements. A great machinist needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must also have knowledge of mathematics and mechanics as well as respect for safety precautions.

The goal is to ensure effective production operations and optimize procedures.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but not limited to:

  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Experience in using machines (surface grinders, milling machines, etc.
  • Work in accordance to process procedures, work order instructions, blueprints and other production documents.
  • Perform detail work, which may include blocking with wax, de-blocking, cleaning, inspection and other similar functions.
  • Assist with troubleshooting problems with equipment, devices or products.
  • Maintain equipment. Detect and correct minor machine malfunctions and perform daily and monthly machine maintenance as directed.
  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean work area.
  • Ability to use precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements
  • Good at math with analytical abilities
  • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of working on CNC will be a plus.

Hours are M-F 7:30 – 4:00, full benefits, medical, 401K, bonuses.

Job type: full-time

Opto-Mechanical Engineer opportunity with our established, Hi-tech, growing optics company.

PLX Inc. is an innovative, precision-optical design and manufacturing company, developing unique technologies for Military, Aerospace, and Commercial/Industrial customers, in diverse applications such as Spectroscopy, Boresighting, laser tracking, military fire control, environmental monitoring and satellite ranging. PLX optics are also extensively used in university research and science labs around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with management on products and customer requirements.
  • Design and develop opt-mechanical assemblies and sub-systems.
  • Design and build prototypes, create detailed drawings and instructions for production.
  • Responsible for technical documentation (Models, CAD drawings, Simulations, BOM's etc.) relevant to the optical design.
  • Prepare product technical requirements and specifications.
  • Interact with other engineering groups, as well as cross-functional teams such as Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Supply Chain.
  • Work on projects independently, and with a multi-disciplined team of scientists, engineers, and technicians.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing, sales, and marketing.

Qualifications:

  • MS in Opto-Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years of related experience.
  • Hands-on experience and understanding of optics and opto-mechanical best practices.
  • Experience with optical tests such as interferometers, beam profilers, and metrology.
  • Understanding of optical concepts such as ray aberrations, waves, diffraction, interference, Gaussian propagation, laser, imaging, etc.
  • Willing to share expertise and train others to further the organization.
  • Proficient at using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SolidWorks. 
  • Knowledge of lasers and ray tracing a plus.
  • Able to analyze and synthesize complex or diverse information. Collect research data. 

Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance, Profit Sharing, and 401K.
  • Paid vacations. PLX is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Key growth position with company.

Please send your resume to hr@plxinc.com, indicate which position you are applying for, and include your salary history. 

PLX Inc. 40 West Jefryn Blvd. Deer Park, New York 11729. Conveniently located on Long Island, minutes from major highways and L.I. Railroad. 

No recruiters please. 

Opticians

• Must have hands-on experience working with flat optics.
• Must be able to achieve lambda/20 flatness on pitch polishers and CP.
• Must be proficient in reading and comprehending blueprints.
• Manufacturing software experience a plus.
• Must be well organized, energetic, personable, reliable and dedicated.
• Must have excellent communication skills.

Master Optician

• Master optician with hands-on experience for high accuracy flat optics
• Must have 5 years hands on experience in high accuracy flat optics
• Must be able to achieve Lambda /20 and 60/40 SQ on pitch polishers and production CP equipment
• Have knowledge of Blanchard grinders, surface grinders and lapping machines is a plus.
• Bright, creative, energetic, open-minded, excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork attitude

Spindle Polishers

• 2 years + experience working on polishing spindles for flat optics is a plus.
• Must have 2 years + handling precision optics. 
• Must be proficient in reading and comprehending blueprints.
• Manufacturing software experience a plus.
• Must be well organized, energetic, personable, reliable and dedicated.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Willing to train the right person.

Grinders (Glass Machine Shop)

• Optical Machine shop grinding experience required.
• Have knowledge of Blanchard grinders, surface grinders and lapping machines is a plus.
• Must be proficient in reading and comprehending blueprints.
• Manufacturing software experience a plus.
• Must be well organized, energetic, personable, reliable and dedicated.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Willing to train the right person.

Machinist / Tool Maker

• 8+ years machine shop experience.
• CNC experience is required.
• Knowledge of conventional machinery.
• Tooling, Milling machine and Lathe experience a must.
• Ability to read and comprehend blueprints.
• Ability to maintain, repair and troubleshoot shop machinery.
• Must be well organized, responsible, efficient and have the ability to multi-task.

Micro Assemblers

• Must be mechanically inclined and have mechanical assembly experience.
• Must be proficient in reading and comprehending blueprints.
• Must be energetic, personable, reliable and dedicated.
• Manufacturing software experience is a plus.
• Must be extremely organized and possess excellent communication skills.
• Willing to train the right person.

Quality Control Manager / Engineer

• 5+ years experience as a Quality Manager / Engineer.
• First Article Inspections. Environmental testing of products.
• Completely proficient in ISO9001 standards.
• Fully versed in CMM operation and programming.
• Strong computer skills. MS Office and manufacturing software.
• Excellent verbal and writing skills.
• Excellent organizational and supervisory skills are essential.
• Ability to excel in a fast-paced, multi-task, deadline oriented environment.

Quality Control Inspector

• Read blueprints and use measuring equipment.
• Inspect quality of final product.
• Inspect incoming parts.
• In process inspection.