Optics Technician

  • Job Reference: req701
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Sig Sauer
  • Website: https://www.sigsauer.com/
  • Location: Wilsonville, OR
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Firearms Industry Jobs
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

1st Shift

SIG SAUER® world renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many of the premier global military, law enforcement and commercial users. In our world-class facilities, we build the toughest, most precise rifles, pistols, suppressors, optics, ammunition, and air guns, while offering the finest firearms training — all as a fully integrated system. We do this because we share the same drive to be the best, the same love of freedom, the same unwillingness to compromise — as those who choose SIG.

The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.

Position Summary:

The Optics Technician supports new product development, continuation engineering, and quality assurance. This position assists in building prototypes, creating lens prints, and performing optical metrology. Some of these roles will be conducted in a clean room environment. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:


*Understand and create lens prints
*Alignment of laser systems
*Alignment of lens systems
*Safe handling, cleaning, and assembly of optics
*Assist in assembly of prototypes
*Provide optics support to mechanical, electrical, QA engineers
*Maintain optical metrology equipment
*Understand and apply ISO standards for optics
*Prepare reports, charts, and graphs



Education and/or Experience:

*A minimum of a 2-year degree in Optics or Physics and 2 years’ experience, or and equivalent of *5 years in a similar role required.
*Must be proficient in optical metrology, including but not limited to, interferometry, surface profilometry, MTF measurements, focal length measurements, and transmission measurements.
*Must have experience in lens alignment and assembly.
*SolidWorks experience is a plus.

Working Conditions: 

  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds

  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.