Operator I – Optical Module Assembly

Job Category: Manufacturing

Location: Boston (MA, US)

G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.


The role involves practical hands on experience with manufacturing photonic devices. Specifically the assembly and test processes for optical devices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Laser Components and Fibre Assemblies to perform high precision optical fibre coupling processes
  • Work with different types of equipment such as Fusion Splicers, High Precision Fibre Cleavers, Comparative Scopes, etc.
  • Following written, controlled work instructions and drawings, operate optical fibre/laser chip alignment equipment used in the manufacture of fibre optic modules
  • Follow clean room gowning procedure and health and safety procedures
  • Initiate engineering change documentation to correct inaccuracies when discovered
  • Work to improve quality and reduce cost in team based environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Hands-on experience with photonics manufacturing processes
  • Perform ultra-fine accuracy alignment using micro-positioners and hand tools
  • Work with tweezers and fine tools for small part handling
  • Handles optical fibre with wrapping and unwrapping, cleaving and stripping.
  • Excellent hand/eye coordination and good dexterity
  • Ability to work through a microscope for extended periods of time
  • Good organizational skills, ability to follow precise details, perform accurate work, keep accurate counts
  • Ability to make decisions and take responsibility for their outcomes


  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and 6S techniques
  • Ability to read, speak, and write clearly in English to a US high school level
  • High school diploma
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder required


  • Experience in electronics and/or fibre optic assembly in a clean room environment
  • Knowledge of fibre optic package assembly and fibre assemblies preferred

How to Apply

Please send resumes to bostoncareers@gandh.com with the title “Operator I – Optical Module Assembly” in the subject line or click on the button below

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