Thin Film Process Engineer (2 positions)

Reference Number: 2609D
Location: New York, upstate

The Photonics Group
Call us at 919 479 1941

Position:  Thin Film Process Engineer

Location:  Rochester, NY


Responsible for the designs and implements production processes for both the Ithaca and Rochester sites.  Provides technical and process data to Sales for timely quotation response. Carries out customer communication and relationship building in collaboration with Sales Engineers.  May direct the daily efforts of production associates as assigned.  Researches new production methods, capabilities and technologies and performs special assignments at the request of the Director of Engineering. sampling processes.


Bachelors degree in Optics, physics, materials science or related science/engineering field
3-8 years experience in optical thin film processes and vacuum systems or Masters in Optics or related field and 1- 5 years of experience as above.


  • Process design and optimization
  • Problem identification and solving
  • Project management
  • Customer relations
  • Teaching/training
  • Presentation/communication
  • Autocad or similar drafting software
  • Optical thin film design experience (TFCalc or similar)
  • Thin film characterization

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