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CAREERS AT ANDOVER CORPORATION

 

As of 4/12/2021, Andover is currently hiring for the following (2) positions;

 
1st & 2nd Shift Coating Technician 

Job Opening:

Optical Coating Technician

Andover Corporation is looking for an energetic, dedicated individual to fill a permanent full-time position as a Coating Technician on the second shift. Primary responsibilities will include operation and maintenance of ion-assisted electron beam deposition systems and magnetron sputtering systems, including disassembly, cleaning and reassembly, and handling and preparation of stock and customer-supplied substrates. All training will be provided; relevant experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience with vacuum-deposited coatings
  • Mechanical assembly and disassembly experience - 1-3 years preferred in a manufacturing setting
  • Two years of college or vocational/technical training
  • Math, science and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn and take direction well
  • Ability to take good notes and follow standard procedures without deviation
  • Interest in process and willingness to ask questions
  • Ability to work with hand tools, screwdrivers and X-acto knives
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Filemaker Pro
  • Free from allergy to latex, acetone, or methanol alcohol

Job Type: Full-time

Hours: First shift

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 7AM

Typical end time:

  • 4PM

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Company's website:

  • andovercorp.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
 
 
 

Optical Manufacturing Production Assistant

An Optical Manufacturing Production Assistant will train and learn in all facets of production. Responsibilities will include knowledge and hands on training in glass fabrication, quality control and coating with expertise in one. The Operations Manufacturing Production Assistant will report into the Production Manager and assist in the day to day functioning of the floor. All training provided for the ideal candidate.

 

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

            Glass Fabrication:

  • Ability to mount optical filters and a variety of materials to laps for processing.
  • Ability to program and operate Haas CNC machinery and/or Speedfam polishing machinery
  • Ability to hand bevel and chamfer filters as required
  • Ability to clean and dewax parts post process
  • Ability to use appropriate measuring equipment like calipers, micrometers and depth gauges.
  • Ability to perform routine and preventative maintenance on all related equipment

Quality Control:

  • Competent operation of spectral test equipment including the Cary 5E, 500, 5000 and the Spex 1.26m Spectrophotometer
  • Ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions and work orders
  • Competent operation of the Perkin Elmer 983 and FTIR Spectrophotometer
  • Perform final cleaning and inspections as required
  • Using the appropriate equipment ability to assess scratches, digs and other cosmetic defects against a NIST standards

Coating:

  • Operate one or more vacuum deposition systems including thermal, electron beam, sputtering and or resistance source
  • Clean and prepare substrates for loading in to deposition systems
  • Demonstrate appropriate clean room etiquette
  • Ability to perform routine and preventative maintenance. (Coating Chamber)

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience with vacuum-deposited coatings
  • Mechanical assembly and disassembly experience - 1-3 years preferred in a manufacturing setting
  • Two years of college or vocational/technical training
  • Math, science and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn and take direction well
  • Ability to take good notes and follow standard procedures without deviation
  • Interest in process and willingness to ask questions
  • Ability to work with hand tools, screwdrivers and X-acto knives
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Filemaker Pro
  • Free from allergy to latex, acetone, or methanol alcohol

 

 
 
 
 

If you would like to submit a résumé for consideration, please e-mail: employment@andovercorp.com

Company Culture

We are an equal opportunity employer and pride ourselves on our team atmosphere. Our focus is on providing attentive customer service and top-quality products, and to do that we've created an environment where our employees can excel. 

We truly believe that a company's success is equal to an employee's success. There is a hierarchy at Andover, but everybody leaves their ego at the door. As an employee here, your ideas are just as worthy of consideration as the CEO.

So if you want to be a part of a real team, a family, start a conversation with us today.