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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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Coating Technician
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Optics Technician
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Quality Assurance Manager
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Office Administrator

Job Opening Summary


Coating Technician

Department: Coat
Reports to: Coat Department Work Leader

General Responsibilities Outline

  • Learn and apply requirements for working in a Class 1000 clean room.
  • Apply thin film coatings to manufactured optical components using a vacuum deposition process.
  • Effectively operate coating chambers and do general preventative maintenance, as needed.
  • Learn to effectively use scientific equipment to verify the coating parameters are met.
  • Accurately keep records of coating runs that take place and document any changes to processes.
  • Effectively troubleshoot coating issues that arise.
  • Ability to focus for long periods of time on one task, without it affecting reasoning and judgment.
  • Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in a science (Chemistry or Physics preferred) or math field, or two years community college, technical/trade school, Vacuum Technology, Electronics, or Military technical schooling with relevant electrical and mechanical background – OR – relevant work experience equivalent to the education/training requested
  • Hands-on work experience and/or hobbies
  • Methodical and detail-oriented
  • Analytical thinker
  • Organized
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective written and oral communicator
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong work ethic
  • Mathematics knowledge and background
  • Mechanical ability
  • Production-minded
  • Company Profile

    Since 1977 PFG Precision Optics has manufactured and coated ultra-high precision optics installed in various types of military and commercial equipment. Industries in which these optics are used include military, test & measurement, semiconductor, imaging, medical and telecommunications.

    Company Benefits

    PFG offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees, including medical and dental insurance, life insurance and AD&D, short-term disability, simple IRA with company match, fitness center reimbursements, paid holidays and paid vacation.

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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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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