Date Posted: 2019-04-17-07:00 Country: United States of America Location: HCT04: ISR Systems - Danbury 100 Wooster Heights Rd, Danbury, CT, 06810 USA We at Mission Systems, a division of Collins Aerospace, are world leaders in high reliability, space based, electro-optical systems, providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities that are critical to our nation's security. We have a fantastic opportunity for an Associate Engineer, Optical Manufacturing, in our Danbury, CT facility.
The precision optics group is seeking an entry level engineer to support the production of precision optical components and assemblies, and support of equipment and tooling required for these manufacturing processes. As an ASSOCIATE ENGINEER, you will:
? Create end to end plans to manufacture precision optics in order to determine procedures, tooling, and equipment required ? Author manufacturing procedures that guide opticians and CNC technicians to meet system and component level performance and quality requirements ? Design tooling required to transport and position optics during fabrication, metrology, and opto-mechanical assembly processes ? Support process improvement initiatives - development of new fabrication techniques, reducing cycle time, reducing process variation, and minimizing non-conformance risk ? Participate in root cause analysis investigations for both machine failures and manufacturing process non-conformances ? Act as a technical lead during optical production phase including overseeing work in the Optical Shop, working with opticians and technicians to resolve any process variations or non-conformances, and working with a larger project team to coordinate transitions between fabrication, metrology, coating, assembly, supply chain, and quality
Education / Certifications
B.S. In Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Optical Engineering, or equivalent
? Experience with Solid Modeling Software (e.g. Solidworks, Creo) ? Experience with production of precision optics to include optical windows, lenses or mirrors preferred ? Experience working with or around CNC equipment, or some level of optical manufacturing would be preferred ? May be exposed to solvents and chemicals. Will be required to wear appropriate PPE in Lab areas. May be required to lift, bend, stoop, climb, etc. and may be required to move/lift up to 25 pounds or 25 to 40 pounds as a two person lift
Must be a US citizen and must either hold a current US DoD clearance or must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance
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