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Optical Glass Cleaner

Company: Idex Corporation
Location: West Henrietta
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

If you're looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you've found it. Whether you're an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

JOB TITLE: Optical Glass Cleaner

REPORTING TO: Manufacturing Manager, Lens Assembly

LOCATION: West Henrietta, NY


These positions may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information and employees in this role will need to meet those requirements. Requirements include US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident.

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Optics (LSO):

Our newly opened Optics Center of Excellence (COE) in West Henrietta, NY, is a manufacturing and R&D focused team that sits at the leading edge of high-end optics for life sciences. Focused on assisting partners at every stage of the development processes, we invest in people and infrastructure to drive bold ideas and pragmatic solutions. With its optics-rich foundation of talent, universities, and supporting businesses, Rochester is the ideal location to elevate your career with fascinating work and endless opportunities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.


This is a great opportunity to learn high-Tech & high precision skills. The role is responsible for cleaning & preparing high precision optical components/elements before optical thin film production.


* Follow manufacturing procedures
* Unwrap and inspect new work
* Select proper method and clean optical components
* Set up substrates in coating tooling
* Secure optics in racks
* Inspect uncoated optics to required specifications
* Follow daily production schedule
* Comply with health and safety policies and procedures
* Supports company values including ethical conduct and high integrity in all actions.
* Enter tracking numbers in database
* Clean work area
* Add/remove parts from chemical room
* Inventory glass cleaning supplies
* Comply with clean room protocol when entering a clean room environment.


* High school diploma or equivalent
* Work experience in manufacturing environment is a plus
* Cleanroom environment experience is a plus
* MRP or ERP (JD Edwards) experience is a plus


* Use of basic mathematic principles, algebra, and geometry
* Ability to work with minimal oversight
* Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety roles and work instructions
* Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
* Occasional light lifting
* Good manual dexterity
* Excels at performing repetitive tasks
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Detail-oriented, driven towards excellence
* Excellent organizational skills
* Basic problem-solving skills
* Basic computer skills, such as Microsoft office and email
* Collaborate with a variety of team members
* Must be able to work overtime as production schedules require
* This is a site-based role at our West Henrietta, NY facility

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Keywords: Idex Corporation, Rochester , Optical Glass Cleaner, Other , West Henrietta, New York

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