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Join our dedicated and innovative team

To apply send resumes to hr@pfgoptics.com

We are always looking for exceptional individuals who are smart, self-motivated and career-oriented. If you are currently working in the optics industry, if you have experience in a similar high technology manufacturing industry, or simply interested in optics careers, please contact us.

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Optics Technician
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Quality Assurance Manager

Optics Technician

Department: Flat Polishing/Shaping OR Spherical Polishing

Reports to: Department Supervisor

General Responsibilities Outline

  • Learn to read and understand drawings and technical specifications related to glass production
  • Operate mechanical and computer-numerically-controlled (CNC) machines to shape glass
  • Learn to effectively use inspection equipment to verify the accuracy of parts produced
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems that arise from the production process
  • Document new or revised processes and/or procedures
  • Cross-train to learn other tasks throughout the department


  • High School Diploma, GED or relevant vocational training and/or related work experience
  • Mechanical ability
  • Mathematics knowledge
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Effective communicator
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong work ethic
  • Preferred experience with: CNC machining; mechanics; automobile repair; maintenance; carpentry; or hands-on jobs/hobbies, such as sculpture

Company Profile

Since 1977 PFG Precision Optics has manufactured and coated a wide range of ultra-high precision optics for defense, medical, semiconductor, scientific, and test & measurement fields. Our skilled team of engineers and technicians utilize the latest equipment and tooling to meet our customers’ ever-changing needs.

Company Benefits

PFG offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees, including: paid vacation, paid holidays, medical and dental insurance, life insurance and AD&D, shortterm disability, simple IRA with company match, and fitness center reimbursements. There is competitive pay, based on experience.

Optics careers benefits

Not only do you gain the benefit of learning a skilled craft, but our Company provides avariety of benefits for our employees and their families.

Medical Benefits

Medical Insurance, Telemedicine, and Dental Insurance are all available through PFG. Family coverage isoffered and available as well. Eligible after 90 days of employment.

Additional Insurance Options

Short-Term Disability Insurance and Term Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance is paid 100% by PFG.Voluntary Life Insurance options are also available for additional employee life coverage, including spouse and children.


Simple IRA - Save for retirement by contributing to one or more of Vanguard’s Mutual Funds. The Company matches the employee contribution, up to 3% of the employee’s salary.

Additional Benefits

We care about your time as well! Fitness Membership Reimbursement, 9 Paid Holidays, and Vacation/Personal Time Off are also made available.
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"While 2020 brought many changes, starting my career at PFG is definitely the most positive one. From the friendliness and professionalism during the interview process, to everyone’s willingness to teach and help – everything here has been a great experience so far. I would recommend PFG to anyone who has a desire to continue learning and who wants to have coworkers and management that care about you."

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Amber Contant

Sales and Marketing Specialist - PFG Precision Optics, Inc.

"Working at PFG has been a fulfilling and unique experience since day one. PFG has allowed me to grow and expand my knowledge, and I am forever grateful for opportunities and experiences that have been presented to me. I am truly proud to say I am a member of the PFG team, and I look forward to what has already proved to be a bright future here."

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Lucille Raby

Quality Assurance Manager - PFG Precision Optics, Inc.

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