January 24, 2024
Travel Percentage: None
Job Location: Rigaku Innovative Technologies Inc - Auburn Hills, MI
Job Shift: Day
Position Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Rigaku Innovative Technologies (RIT), a subsidiary of Rigaku Corporation, is currently looking for an experienced Optical Fabrication Engineer in Precision Optics. The Optical Fabrication Engineer will be responsible for optical fabrication of X-ray mirror components using optical CNC machinery. Lead/assist in the development of new processes aimed at the advancement of X-ray mirror technology. Perform various surface metrology characterizations on polished parts.
Lead/assist in developing new polishing technologies and processes
Lead/assist in applying statistical data analysis for optimization of polishing processes
Operate CNC optical polishing and grinding machines with focus on precision and throughput
Perform surface metrology characterization using profilometers and interferometers
Data reduction and analysis of surface geometry and characterization
Develop and run analytical programs for data processing
Maintenance and calibration of all optical and metrology equipment
Assisting senior technical staff in development of new techniques and processes for advancement of X-ray mirror technology
The position is available at different proficiency levels. The offer depends on qualification.
Education: PhD, or Masters with a minimum of 2 years, or BS with a minimum of 3 years in Optical Sciences, Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
2+ years' experience in optical CNC machining is required. Experienced in precision optics fabrication is a plus
Strong hands-on skills for engineering and handling fragile parts with attention to detail and quality
Strong computer skills with basic programming and modeling concepts as a plus
Strong analytical geometry skills
Basic knowledge and experience of 3D CAD modeling, 2D drawing, lathes, milling is a plus
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team to solve problems of scientific and technological interest to RIT
Ability to learn new equipment and processes quickly
Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.
Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.