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Laser Technician

Company: MKS Instruments
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Spectra-Physics, Ophir, Newport, and Photon Control are brands within the MKS Instruments Photonics Solutions Division. We provide a full range of solutions including lasers for precision industrial and scientific research applications, laser and LED measurement, beam profiling, precision motion control, optical tables and vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, opto-mechanical components, fiber-optic sensors, and optical elements. MKS Photonics solutions enhance our customers' capabilities and productivity in the semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense markets. As MKS is a federal contractor, it must comply with the Biden Administration's federal contractor vaccine mandate (the "Contractor Mandate") if it is reinstated by the courts. Should you receive and accept an offer of employment, you will be asked whether you are fully vaccinated or whether you will apply for a medical or religious exemption in the event MKS must enforce a mandatory vaccination policy in the future. Please be aware that if the Contractor Mandate is reinstated and you choose to remain unvaccinated without an approved exemption, MKS will not be able to continue to employ you. Are you naturally curious? So are we at MKS. Our collective curiosity drives us to be an innovation leader in many industries. Our products drive technology advancements across a wide range of applications such as 5G, augmented/virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, clean drinking water and space exploration. We are a team of collaborators who value fresh thinking and believe in mutual respect, constructive candor, diversity and inclusion. As a valued and trusted partner to our customers, we are continually pushing the boundaries of possibility. We believe in creating technology that transforms our world and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. If this is appealing to you, we want to meet you.New Focus, an MKS/Newport company, is looking for a Laser Technician that is knowledgeable in handling, aligning, and testing of solid stat lasers coupled to optical fibers.Should be knowledgeable of optical fiber transmission, insertion loss, and return loss. Basic knowledge of electronical PCBA and component (resistor, capacitor etc.)What you will do is:

  • Align and test solid state laser systems in manufacturing
  • Adjust the laser and optical components for optimum laser performance
  • Couple and optimize alignment of optical fibers to lasers
  • Troubleshoot problems, evaluate and determine corrections and implement corrections on laser systems.What you will bring to the role and to our team are the following qualifications and skills:
    • Minimum 3-4 years of electronic instrument or laser manufacturing experience with associate degree in related field preferred
    • Experience handling, inspecting, and cleaning of optical components and fibers.
    • Good understanding of laser theory and optical alignment experience.
    • Experience handling ESD sensitive components and laser diodes.
    • Experience assembling small electronic and optical devices.
    • Understanding and working with Wavemeter, Power meter, Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope, DVM, laser sources, power supplies.
    • Soldering experience desired
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis
    • Knowledge of SAP or other MRP systemGlobally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.MKS Instruments, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.

Keywords: MKS Instruments, Milpitas , Laser Technician, Engineering , Milpitas, California

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