OFS Fitel, a global leader of optical fiber, cable, and assemblies is looking for Manufacturing Technicians for our 2nd shift Fiber Draw department to help support our continued business growth in Avon, CT. We pride ourselves on our constant drive towards safety, quality, continuous improvement and commitment to our customer’s needs. 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. We have a proven track record of being first in the industry with new application specific products.
Our technicians are responsible for product flow using prints, recipes, and workmanship standards to ensure engineering and quality specifications are met. Although working under immediate supervision our technicians are expected to work independently following our pre-established guidelines. The candidate will also participate in improvement initiatives to meet department goals and/or business objectives.
Candidates for consideration must have a high school diploma, demonstrable technical or mechanical ability, ability to read mechanical drawings, have basic PC skills and the ability to follow our written work instructions. The ideal candidate will have similar manufacturing/extrusion experience, knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts and an Associate’s Degree/certification from an accredited technical program. General understanding of optical waveguide and fundamental fiber theory desired.
If you are a dynamic, self-starter who strives to succeed, we may have an opportunity for you. OFS Fitel offers competitive wages, a great benefits package (including medical, dental and vision coverage), tuition reimbursement and 401(k).
Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.
If you’d like to be part of an energetic, world leader in optic fiber solutions, please click the button below to begin the resume submission process. Submissions must include salary information.
Note: Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.by OFS, a Georgia based global company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.