Inrad Optics is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to add to our manufacturing team. We are looking for someone who can set up, operate, calibrate, and maintain CNC machinery for the purposes of machining some of the best custom optics in the industry. If you are focused, with a keen attention to detail, then you may be an excellent candidate for one of our career-building positions manufacturing precision optics for medical, defense and space applications.

Key responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Set up, operate, and troubleshoot processes.
  • Ensure equipment and tool maintenance needs are performed.
  • Consult with manufacturing supervision to solve problems and improve efficiency.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work station and area.
  • Perform other manufacturing tasks in various department as assigned.

Key requirements

  • Keen attention to detail, thorough in completing work tasks and checking for accuracy along the way
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift 20-40 pounds
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • CNC certification or CNC Trade School, a major plus
  • Prototyping experience a plus
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident as we are a United States controlled information facility
  • Candidates must complete a basic skills assessment


  • Monday-Friday Schedule
  • Flexible PTO
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k matching

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