Minimum MS degree, Ph.D. preferred, in engineering or related discipline, preferably in physics, optics, electrical or mechanical engineering.
20 years minimum thin film coating engineering experience, preferably at an aerospace company.
1. Strong verbal and written technical communication skills.
2. Computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet software, including MS Word, Excel, Access, some CAD (Solidworks preferred), to support requirements for technical reports and analytical studies.
3. Strong hands-on experience in multiple conventional thin film deposition technologies (thermal and electron-beam evaporation, sputtering, chemical vapor deposition) including tooling design. Must possess a thorough understanding of the physics and practical mechanics of these processes.
4. Strong hands-on experience in pre-coat substrate cleaning methodologies.
5. Strong hands-on experience in characterization of coating performance.
6. Strong hands-on experience in coating design using a conventional software package.
7. Must be capable of reading blueprints.
8. Experience in process design, development and project planning is desired.
9. Ability to lead technical program presentations internally and for customers.
10. Strong analytical, fault isolation and problem solving skills. DOE and SOE experience strongly desired.
11. Strong organizational skills and attention to details required.
12. Experience in preparing and maintaining drawings, procedures, process routers and Bills of Materials with full documentation and configuration control.
13. Broad coating engineering experience and process expertise.
14. Strong technical leadership skills and intuitive ability to develop advanced coating technology.
"II-VI Optical Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."