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Operator I - Optical Module Assembly

Job Category:Manufacturing
Location(s):Boston (MA, US)
Closing Date:November 30, 2022


This role involves practical hands on experience with manufacturing photonic devices, specifically the assembly and test processes for optical devices.


  • Work with laser components and fiber assemblies to perform high precision optical fiber coupling processes
  • Work with different types of equipment such as fusion splicers, high precision fiber cleavers, comparative scopes, etc.
  • Follow written, controlled work instructions and drawings, operate optical fiber/laser chip alignment equipment used in the manufacture of fiber 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


  • 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
  • Handle optical fiber with wrapping, 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, and 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 fiber optic assembly in a clean room environment
  • Knowledge of fiber optic package assembly and fiber assemblies preferred