Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, devices and electro-optical systems has an opportunity for a CNC Machinist at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ.  This position reports to the Custom Optics Production Manager.

This position is responsible for operating and programming CNC equipment to manufacture close tolerance precision optics parts to exacting specifications.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Program and operate 3, 4 and 5 axis CNC Machine Centers
  • Strong knowledge of G code
  • Be able to operate CNC Machine Centers using various types of controllers (ex. Haas)
  • Develop cutting and milling programs for various types of raw materials
  • Develop and execute cutting and milling programs to meet company production and proficiency standards
  • Run at least two machining centers at a time
  • Conduct inspection of components being machined to ensure conformity to quality requirements
  • Use standard measuring devices as needed (calipers, micrometers, height gages, dial indicators, optical comparators etc.
  • Knowledge of reading blueprints
  • Perform machine maintenance as required
  • Follow instructions/directions to maintain quality standards
  • Work and effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors
  • Responsible for keeping work area safe, productive and clean
  • Flexible, detail-oriented, great hand dexterity and reliable

The successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent, ideally with relevant trade school or apprentice training.   Knowledge of geometry and trigonometry is a plus.  Minimum 3 years prior experience in machining and or machine operation in a manufacturing environment preferred. Strong mechanical inspection skills along with Geometric Dimension & Tolerance knowledge strongly desired.

Relevant experience includes:

  • Ability to read and interpret complex blue prints and work instructions.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude to set up and trouble shoot equipment
  • Experience in the use of calipers, micrometers, and other machine shop measuring tools.
  • Proven hand-eye coordination techniques.

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:

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Attn: Human Resources
181 Legrand Avenue
Northvale, NJ 07647
Phone: 201-767-1910
Fax: 201-767-9644
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Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, devices and electro-optical systems has an opportunity for a Diamond Turning Technician at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ.  This position reports to the Director of Production.

This position is responsible for operating diamond turning machines and fly-cutter machines to manufacture close tolerance precision metal optics parts to exacting specifications.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Perform close tolerance machining operations utilizing specialized machining equipment.
  • Perform set ups, measure and inspect work and maintain machines.  Includes use of calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools.
  • Interpret and follow complex blueprints, operating instructions and optical criteria.
  • Maintain product and machine logbooks detailing operating parameters, set ups and throughput.
  • Identify cost, quality and cycle time improvements for products and processes.
  • Set up and operate processes.
  • Troubleshoot existing processes.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, processes, tooling and fixtures as needed.
  • Ensure equipment and tool maintenance is performed.
  • Consult with manufacturing supervision to solve problems and improve efficiency.
  • Write non-conforming material reports when required.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work station and area.
  • Perform other manufacturing tasks in various departments as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance to Inrad Optics Quality System.

The successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent, ideally with relevant trade school or apprentice training.   Minimum 3 years prior experience in machining and or machine operation in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Relevant experience includes:

  • Ability to read and interpret complex blue prints and work instructions.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude to set up and trouble shoot equipment
  • Experience in the use of calipers, micrometers, and other machine shop measuring tools.
  • Proven hand-eye coordination techniques.

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:

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Inrad Optics, a leading producer of custom optics, optical coatings, crystal components, devices and systems has an opportunity for a Process Engineer at its corporate headquarters in Northvale, NJ. This position reports to the Director, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering.

In conjunction with Quality Assurance and Operations Management, this position will establish, maintain and improve 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 external customers and vendors.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Drive process improvements through the use of data and employ quality tools such as Root Cause Analysis, Corrective and Preventative Actions, Process Mapping, Pareto Analysis, FMEA, etc
  • Analyze customer drawings and specifications to identify suitable processes and inspection points to assure compliance with requirements
  • Assure all processes are compliant with standards such as ISO, ITAR and DFAR including conducting internal audits and supporting external audits
  • Develop, document and train employees in QA inspection/testing processes and procedures
  • Manages product returns and interacts with external customers and internal stakeholders on problem resolution
  • Works with sales management for quote, and customer quality related issues.
  • All other reasonable duties, as assigned

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Must be a Citizen of the United States or have a Green Card and authorization to work in the United States
  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics or related field or Associate of Science with commensurate optical experience
  • Familiarity and competency with standard measurement tools such as calipers, gage blocks, comparators, indicators, etc.
  • Knowledge and competence working with Blueprints and GD&T
  • Ability to work with MS Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc)
  • Proficiency in problem solving and critical thinking
  • Desired familiarity of optics, interferometry, ISO quality systems, ITAR regulations
  • Ability to design simple fixtures in SolidWorks a plus

Work Hours:

  • Full time, M-F 8:30AM-5PM
  • Occasional work outside of these hours may be necessary
  • Some travel may be required but <5%

Special Job Requirements:

  • The employee will frequently be required to stand and sit and will also need to stoop, kneel, crouch and lift 20 pounds on occasion. Moderate use of an eye loupe or microscope will also be needed.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to odors, fumes, dust or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. Any aversions or allergies to materials must be divulged
  • Some equipment runs with excessive noise so a comfort level with an industrial setting is preferred

About Inrad Optics:

Inrad Optics was formed in 1973 as Interactive Radiation (Inrad for short) and was primarily known for growing crystals for laser applications. Today, we are a publicly traded company that has broadened our product offerings and provide the marketplace with optical components, assemblies and technical expertise whose spectrums range from X-ray to Infrared. We focus on the optics that cannot be ordered from a catalogue and have challenging requirements that push the limits of physics. We have three main business units in our 42,000 square foot facility: Crystal Devices, Custom Optics and Metal Optics which produce the breadth of our products to industries in the Defense Sector, Laboratory and Research Centers as well as Industrial Products. We are ITAR registered and ISO 9001 certified.

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

Douglas J. Wilson, Director, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering
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Northvale, NJ 07647
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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.

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 good math skills, an understanding of mechanical equipment, hand-eye coordination and hand dexterity.

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.
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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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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.

Please respond in confidence to Tom Caughey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

This position will provide technical, engineering and quoting support to the Sales Team and will interface with sales staff, customers, engineering, manufacturing, and other Inrad Optics groups to manage customer relationships and quoting activity.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • In conjunction with Sales and Manufacturing, respond to Requests for Quotes/Proposals (RFQ/P) by producing timely and accurate responses to RFQ/P’s and related information.
  • Coordinate technical support from engineering and manufacturing resources to assist Sales Team with analysis and evaluation of customer requirements.
  • Work closely with customers to optimize the RFQ/P response and tailor it to customer needs and Inrad Optics capabilities.
  • Perform technical contract review including terms/conditions, drawings and revisions, specifications and exceptions.
  • Develop relationships with internal purchasing department and outside suppliers to leverage capabilities and supply chain.
  • Provides support in the assessment, feedback, and reporting of future opportunities to sales management.
  • Development of a broad and deep understanding of the photonics marketplace as it relates to Inrad Optics products.
  • Support Marketing and Sales activities by attending tradeshows, supplier fairs, and topical meetings as needed.

The successful candidate should have a Bachelors degree in Optical Engineering, Physics, or related field with a minimum of 2 years of optics/photonics related engineering experience. Sales experience in a custom optics job shop environment preferred, and experience in technical quote generation a plus. Candidate must possess the ability to work cross functionally with engineering, manufacturing, and R&D to generate accurate and timely quotes. Demonstrated ability to understand customer needs and use technical expertise to develop solutions. In addition the candidate will possess strong problems solving, interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.

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:

George Murray, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
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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.
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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.
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Northvale, NJ 07647
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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
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