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Production Tech 1

Company: MKS Instruments Inc
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Spectra-Physics, Ophir and Newport are brands within the MKS Instruments Light & Motion 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 and optical elements. MKS Light & Motion solutions enhance our customers' capabilities and productivity in the semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense markets.


Position Summary

This is an entry level position that is responsible for the process of making diffraction gratings. This role may be located on either of the below teams listed (Coating, Cementing, Take Apart, Layout/Inspection, or Testing). The Production Technician I will be responsible to handle a variety of sizes and weights of our products, and requires good dexterity and eye hand coordination. Quality, precision and ability to follow work instructions are a must. Ability to use a computer and MS office is required.

Primary Responsibilities


Inspect optics to ensure customer specifications are met Accurately complete required documentation for each job processed Learn to recognize part defects


  • A successful Production Technician is a problem-solver and analytical thinker. They have exceptional attention to detail and a passion for producing quality, dependable work. In addition to these general skills and personality traits, this position requires
  • A minimum of one year experience in a production environment
  • An AA degree, vocational training or military technical training preferred but not required
  • Ability to read drawings and use measurement instruments
  • Attention to detail and quality, ability to check and identify defects
  • Ability to read and carefully follow work instructions are a must
  • Good motor skills and ability to do fine hand assembly
  • Experience using computer and MS Office

MKS Instruments, Inc. is the parent company of Newport Corporation, Spectra-Physics and Ophir, leaders in photonics, optics, lasers and motion/vibration control. MKS is a worldwide leader in technology solutions for thin film, process and industrial manufacturing, environmental monitoring, defense and security, life sciences and research.

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 Inc, Rochester , Production Tech 1, Other , Rochester, New York

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