IPG Photonics coating department supports the high-power laser systems we develop and manufacture. This position will be part of a team using brand new, state of the art deposition equipment. Our goal is to deposit industry leading low loss, high damage threshold coatings for high-energy optics.
Basic Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare deposition chamber for coating runs: load deposition materials, prepare and load optical parts, etc.
Perform incoming/outgoing quality control of optical parts for cosmetic defects
Daily chamber maintenance (including cleaning of high vacuum equipment): bead blasting, (re-)foiling of chamber interior, etc.
Maintain coat tooling
Maintain production records and document problems
Follow cleanroom protocols
Additional Position Opportunities:
Operate ion-beam sputtering and electron beam evaporation equipment
Perform spectral characterization of coatings using spectrophotometers such as Cary or Perkin Elmer
High tech, high vacuum processing
Handling of optics
Experience in cleanroom environment
Good communication, written and verbal
Basic computer literacy and competency in Microsoft Excel and Word
General mechanical competency
Experience operating deposition chambers a plus
Experience with spectrophotometers a plus
Associate degree or higher is a plus
One year or greater experience in thin film coating manufacturing a plus
A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Meticulous, attention to detail
Observant - able to notice cause and effect, and to notice trends with equipment and process
Ability to report failures and to collaborate with supervising engineers
Ability to follow detailed instruction
Ability to work independently to complete tasks
Dexterity to handle delicate, small optics with tweezers or other tools
Ability to lift up to thirty pounds
Ability to follow good safety practices
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22C.F.R. 120.15 are required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee. License exception Technology and software under restriction (TSR) defined in 15 CFR 740.6 may permit person from Country Group B.
The following link will take you to the government site with the list of Country Group B: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/documents/regulation-docs/452-supplement-no-1-to-part-740-country-groups/file
IPG Photonics Corporation