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Senior Coating Technician

OPCO Laboratory Inc., Fitchburg, MA, United States
Employer Description

OPCO Laboratory, Inc. is an industry leader in manufacturing and has provided customer solutions for over 30 years.  We are located in the high technoligy route 495 corridor in central Massachusetts.  Our location is convenient to major highways, shopping and high quality school systems.

We offer competitive wages, career advancement opportunities, and superb benefits to our employees including: major medical/dental, group life insurance, short and long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401k retirement with generous match, and profit sharing.

Our compnay is committed to providing a career that is both personally and professionally rewarding. We offer an energetic and team oriented environment as well as a competitive benefits and compensation package.  An Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Our team of valued and dedicated employees is a testimonial to the quality and performance of our company.

Job Description

Senior Coating Technician

This hands-on position requires a strong technical background working in a small and growing optics manufacturing company. To ensure the Coating department meets the needs of the customer and OPCO Laboratory; communication, interpersonal skills and organizational abilities are essential. A team player with a positive attitude, good work ethic and excellent attendance is required.

  • Reports to the Coating Department supervisor
  • Ensures product quality meets or exceeds the customer’s specifications before the part or assembly passes to another department or is shipped to the customer
  • Program the operating system for optimization
  • Must have ability to hand clean and inspect optical substrates and components
  • Select appropriate fixtures for processing substrates and components
  • Perform system preparation and baseplate up maintenance
  • Perform routine equipment and system maintenance
  • Perform witness testing via spectrophotometer
  • Support the quality management system with necessary documents and training
  • Work with other department personnel to coordinate efficient product flow through the entire process
  • Adapt to accommodate customer requirements
  • Follow company policies and advocate for the company’s position
  • Provide company wide support as needed, do what it takes to get the job done while meeting customer quality and schedule requirements
  • Perform other tasks and duties as required by one’s supervisor and OPCO Laboratory management

Job Requirements
  • Ideal candidate has minimum of 5 years’ experience in optical thin film deposition processes and system maintenance
  • Knowledge of coating materials and characteristics is essential
  • Proficient in Electron Beam Ion Assisted deposition of thin films
  • Other source experience is a plus
  • A strong mechanical and analytical aptitude is recommended
  • Computer literate in word and excel spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of data bases is a plus
  • Strong computer technical application skills are a plus
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Ability to see clearly
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Ability to develop and maintain written logs and company database
  • Ability to work with one’s hands and small tools while seated and/or standing for up to 8 hours daily
  • Ability to perform repetitive procedures
  • Attention to detail with a drive to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently while following established procedures
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds and ambulate stairs


05 February 2020
06 March 2020
High School
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors