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Thin Film Engineer

$110,000    Medway, MA
•  Direct Hire
•  Job Number:219135
•  Posted:4/6/2021

Thin Film Engineer will be responsible for developing optical filter production requirements and manufacturing and test processes 

  • Develop Optical Thin Film deposition processes for optical filters, mirrors, beam-splitters and AR coatings
  • Modelling and reverse engineering of existing designs and results
  • Work with R&D engineering and customers determine  manufacturability and testability processes for taking prototypes into production
  • Support the manufacturing floor during product introductions and provide technical support to sales
  • Project management of new processes 
  • Yield analysis and improvement 
  • Monitor manufacturing process and solve technical issues 
  • Investigate returns to identify the root cause and write reports
  • Review SPC in manufacturing process to control critical process parameters



  • BS in Optics, Physics, Engineering
  • 8-10 years’ work experience 
  • 5 years experience  in optical filter manufacturing. 
  • Solid knowledge of thin film coating and optics
  • Experience troubleshooting deposition processes utilizing ion assisted magnetron sputtering, electron beam evaporation and thermal evaporation
  • Software experience with automated vacuum control systems ( Veeco, Leybold, DynaVac, Vacuum Process Technologies or others)
  • Knowledge of 5S and lean manufacturing


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