Inrad Optics, Inc. is a leading producer of exceptional quality crystalline materials, custom fabricated high precision optical glass and metal components and optical devices.

Excellent opportunity for a unique career in optical manufacturing.

Inrad Optics in Northvale New Jersey has openings for entry level positions for candidates who have strong math skills, excellent understanding of mechanical equipment, good hand-eye coordination and hand dexterity, and good oral and written communication skills.

If you have an artistic side, like to work on cars or use hand tools for woodworking, have lots of patience, enjoy “creating things”, can follow written and oral instructions, then you may be an excellent candidate for one of our positions here at Inrad Optics.

At Inrad Optics you will be trained on:

  • Handling many types of materials related to optical components.
  • Operating optical polishing, grinding, milling, generating and diamond turning machines.
  • Cleaning of in process and completed optical components.
  • Optical assembly.
  • Measuring optical components with many types of instruments and gauges such as indicators, micrometers, calipers, eye loupe comparators, laser interferometers and more.
  • Read blueprints related to optical components and assemblies.
  • Many other facets of optical processing and fabrication.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, and company matched 401K. Come join our team and grow!

 

Please download and complete an application and send along with resume and salary requirements to:

Jeff Baer, Custom Optics Production Manager
Inrad Optics, Inc.
181 Legrand Avenue
Northvale, NJ 07647
201-767-1910
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Come share your x-ray expertise with a small manufacturing company, located in the New York metropolitan area.

Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, devices and electro-optical systems has an opportunity for an X-Ray Specialist at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ. This position reports to the Vice President, Research and Development.

This full-time position requires thorough experience with x-ray diffraction equipment, operation, and theory. Areas of responsibility include operational safety, maintenance, and equipment troubleshooting.

Daily activities include routine measurements of crystal orientations and quality, as well as, higher level activities.

Application-minded individual with a broad understanding of modern physics and a desire to contribute to collaborative manufacturing of quality products is desired.

Applicant ideally will have training in physics, physical chemistry, or material science. Abilities in optics, electronics, software programming, and construction of laboratory equipment all are desirable skills for this work.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and Company matched 401K.

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201-767-1910
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Come join a small company, located in the New York metropolitan area, where you can make a real difference and enhance your professional skill set.

Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, devices and electro-optical systems has an opportunity for a Crystal Growth Technician at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ. This position reports to the Vice President, Research and Development.

Benefit from this opportunity to be a Crystal Growth Technician in an established company. Learn growth techniques of bulk crystals with important optical and electro-optical applications.

Entry level position requires BS in chemistry, physics, or material science.

Strong fundamental science background is a must.

Hands-on laboratory experience, comfort with instrumentation, meticulous work habits, ability to handle setbacks, good analysis skills, sense of urgency, and a positive attitude are all essential ingredients to success in this position.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and Company matched 401K.

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Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, opto- mechanical, and electro-optical devices has an opportunity for a Business Development Sales Manager at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ. This position reports to the Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

This position is responsible for developing new business opportunities for all Inrad Optics products and services, as well as supporting the Sales Team goals.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Sales and support of Inrad Optics products and services
  • Prospecting to existing customer contacts and to newly generated leads
  • Identify new business opportunities that align with Inrad Optics capabilities
  • Coordinate technical exchanges with Inrad Optics engineering and manufacturing
  • Generate solutions, proposals, and quotations
  • Convert customer inquiries into purchase orders
  • Assist in business development and marketing initiatives for Inrad Optics products and services including new product/market initiatives, website/brochure updates, trade show coordination/participation and other related activities.

The successful candidate should have a Bachelors of Science degree in optics, engineering, physics, or related field with a minimum of 7 years sales experience. Proven track record selling technical solutions to the defense, OEM industrial and scientific communities is required. The candidate must exhibit strong consultative customer sales and support skills. Previous experience in a custom manufacturing environment is a plus. Working knowledge of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application is required. Ideal candidate is well versed in laser, imaging, sensing, mechanical, and/or optical technologies and end user applications. Domestic travel up to 20% is required.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and Company matched 401K. Come Join our Sales Team and grow!

Please download and complete an application and send along with resume and salary requirements to:

George Murray, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Inrad Optics, Inc.
181 Legrand Avenue
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Inrad Optics, Inc. is a leading producer of exceptional quality crystalline materials, custom fabricated high precision optical glass and metal components and optical devices.

Inrad Optics has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an Optical Polishing Technician in its Custom Optics Department in Northvale, NJ.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent with emphasis on math.

The requirements of a successful candidate to include:

  • Good hand-eye coordination & demonstrated ability to handle delicate parts.
  • The ability to operate spindle polishing or continuous planetary optical polishing machines.
  • Inspect parts for surface quality and cleanliness.
  • Measure and record surface flatness data using a Zygo interferometer.
  • Have common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written or oral form.
  • The ability to read blueprints of optical components and assemblies.

In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, and company matched 401K. Come join our team and grow!

Please download and complete an application and send along with resume and salary requirements to:

Jeff Baer, Custom Optics Production Manager
Inrad Optics, Inc.
181 Legrand Avenue
Northvale, NJ 07647
201-767-1910
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Inrad Optics, Inc. is a leading producer of exceptional quality crystalline materials, custom fabricated high precision optical glass and metal components and optical devices.

Inrad Optics has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Senior Optical Polishing Technician in its Custom Optics Department in Northvale, NJ.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skill and knowledge set:

  • Set-up and operation of precision grinding & polishing spindle machines to perform complex precision fine grinding and polishing of crystalline and glass optical materials to close tolerances.
  • Position requires the ability to read and understand optical blue prints and specifications.
  • Operating knowledge of optical test equipment including dial indicators, calipers, micrometers, inspection loupes.
  • Operating knowledge of optical surface testing using a Zygo or similar interferometer is essential.
  • Knowledge of lens, toroid and elliptical surface polishing a plus.
  • Good math and organizational skills are required.
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in optical spindle polishing at a high precision optical shop.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, and company matched 401K. Come join our team and grow!

Please download and complete an application and send along with resume and salary requirements to:

Jeff Baer, Custom Optics Production Manager
Inrad Optics, Inc.
181 Legrand Avenue
Northvale, NJ 07647
201-767-1910
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Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, and systems has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer. This position is located in Inrad Optics’ Northvale, New Jersey headquarters.

In conjunction with QA and Operations management this position will establish and maintain quality standards, inspection, testing , recording, and reporting methods. This position will determine, define, and implement test procedures and equipment to assure material and product quality during all stages of manufacture. The engineer will coordinate problem resolution through operations, engineering, sales, purchasing, and vendors.

Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Test and measure optical and dimensional characteristics of optics, crystal components, and metal optics to assure compliance with manufacturing and customer standards.
  • Works with cognizant departments to solve quality problems to assure on-time customer delivery.
  • Install and apply statistical process control practices throughout manufacturing departments to assure process stability and product quality.
  • Co owner of facility ISO 9001 program; assure all quality processes are ISO compliant.
  • Develop, document and train employees in QA inspection/testing processes and procedures.
  • Manages and owns facility MRB.
  • Train and mentor department QA technicians.
  • Works with sales management for quote, and customer quality related issues.

Experience:

Minimum 5 years of progressive QA engineering experience in optical component design and manufacturing in a custom optical manufacturing environment.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Strong Statistical process Control and ISO experience.
  • Solid theoretical and practical grounding and application of optical QA testing, reporting, process documentation and control.
  • Track record of identifying and resolving reliability issues during all phases of design and manufacture.
  • Experienced in the use of lasers (visible & IR), interferometers, spectrophotometers, and auto collimeters.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self directed and motivated.

Education:

Minimum, BS in Optics, Material Science, Physics or related field.

This is a challenging position with a unique opportunity for rewarding professional growth. In addition to a competitive salary, our comprehensive benefits package includes, health, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and company matched 401K. Come join our team and grow!

Please download and complete an application and send along with resume and salary requirements to:

Amy Eskilson, President & CEO
Inrad Optics, Inc.
181 Legrand Avenue
Northvale, NJ 07647
201-767-1910
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