II-VI Incorporated
  • Newtown, CT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Benefits, 401(k), Paid Time Off (PTO)


Do you want the opportunity to grow in a hi-tech company? Do you have the skills and/or potential to train to contribute to the development of ultra-precision technical applications for the world's leading Optics and Semiconductor organizations? Can you support our Core Operating Principles? Process Standardization, Zero Defect Mindset, Attention to Detail, Job Ownership

M Cubed, a division of II-VI Incorporated, is a globally recognized market leader, delivering unique material solutions and precision performance products to some of the world's fastest growing industries. Our advanced material solutions (ceramics, metal matrix composites) are complimented with vertically integrated manufacturing processes that deliver ultra-precision products at the sub-micron level.

Basic Function of the Job:

Execute key phases of semiconductor wafer chuck manufacturing processes, but not limited to, precision lapping, ultrasonic cleaning, and relevant inspection including interferometry. Complete all responsibilities per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions. Recommend improvements to new and existing programs, documentation, fixturing and processes. Maintain a safe, organized and clean work environment. Communicate effectively to optimize Quality, Safety and Efficiency.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 2-year technical degree desirable


  • 5+ years relative experience with a high level of expertise in custom precision plano-optics using continuous pitch polishers and grinders, or precision lapping to submicron level flatness.
  • Experience in ultrasonic cleaning, lapping equipment, interferometer equipment, precision measuring equipment, and clean room operations.
  • Experience with precision measurement methods and systems.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and process procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and procedures closely while offering suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Experience with networked PC based computer system (spreadsheets, Email, MRP systems).

Special Skills:

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks requiring exacting and continuous mental and visual concentration in a consistent manner.
  • Analytical mindset to naturally track cause and effect perseveringly.
  • Ability to focus with utmost attention to details and cleanliness
  • Good hand/eye coordination.
  • Have a methodical and a detail-oriented approach to work by organizing and prioritizing.
  • Strong work ethics and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge or ability to learn to use metrology equipment including dial indicators, electronic gauges to measure features less than 0.0001".
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to read and work from technical drawings and instructions.
  • Knowledge of basic machinery and mechanical measuring devices.
  • Metrology: Must be skilled in the use of hand and electronic gauging (inspection less than .0001 inches) and other electronic equipment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with multiple deadlines.
  • Able to work overtime, as required.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural, team based environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently lift/push/pull a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • Able to sit, stand, bend, squat and walk about the facility.
  • Walking/standing a minimum of 8 hours per day.

II-VI M Cubed is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This job requires that an individual come into contact with raw materials, products, equipment / machines, software or technology controlled by the Export Administration Regulations or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. The job must be filled by a U.S. person, or a person for whom a valid export control license, or exception, has been obtained or is not required from the U.S. Government.

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