As of 1/1/2021, Andover is currently hiring for the following positions;

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


  • 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


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

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • 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:


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

If you would like to submit a résumé for consideration, please e-mail:

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.