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Manufacturing/Process Engineer – Somerset, NJ


OFS is a leading edge designer, manufacturer, and supplier of optical fiber and cable, and specialty fiber optic products and solutions for a wide variety of applications and industries.  OFS has a proven track record of being first in the industry with new application specific products. As leader in optical innovations , we are searching for a  Manufacturing/Process Engineer to support our Engineering Department in Somerset, NJ.

Job Summary

Successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the manufacturing of Fiber Laser building blocks—such as high power laser cavity assemblies, beam combiners, pump combiners and others components.

This person will be responsible to put in place, improve and maintain the necessary processes to meet customer demand by directly support, train and follow floor and products performance.  This position also manages the evaluation, recommendation and implementation of manufacturing strategies and procedures.

In addition, this position oversees the resolution of equipment and systems problems and assists in the maintenance of internal quality control standards.  Incumbent will be expected to use use different recognized methodologies such as Lean, FMEA, Six sigma.

Minimum requirements include:

  • BS degree in Materials Science, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or Physics Engineering, Physics, Optics/Photonics or related technical field
  • 0 - 8+ years similar experience in high-tech manufacturing engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and proven track record for success
  • Superior communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good organization, results oriented and team player
  • Ability to solve problems through fact-based decision making processes
  • Preference for independent thinking and self-direction environments
  • Experiences or courses in optics/photonics a significate plus
  • Six Sigma and/or lean Certification a plus

If you are a dynamic leader who strives to succeed, we may have an opportunity for you on our team. OFS Fitel offers competitive wages, a great benefits package (including medical, dental and vision coverage), tuition reimbursement and 401(k) Retirement Plan.

If you’d like to be part of a dynamic world leader in fiber optic solutions, please apply now.

OFS Fitel, LLC, a Georgia based company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.