IDEX Thin Film Coating Engineer in Boulder, Colorado
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
The Thin Film Coating Engineer supports coating processes, including design of optical coatings, metrology and measurement and process development.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Creates new coating processes or modifies existing coating processes
Designs new thin film coatings for production
Identifies and drives technology development
Solves problems in coating production by working with production team
Provides costing and manufacturability guidance to sales for quoting
Meets production schedules by establishing or adjusting work procedures
Assists and consults with operations, sales and customers regarding products
Works with Coating Technicians to ensure proper set-ups and reviews of coating designs
Works in conjunction with the Machine Shop in the design and fabrication of new equipment and the repair of old equipment
Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists employees in solving work problems
Sets, follows and enforces all safety regulations
Recommends changes as needed
Other duties as assigned
Organize and prioritize work
Work well with others and other departments
Communicates effectively, relating instructions and information clearly and precisely asking for feedback when appropriate to ensure that instructions are understood correctly
Demonstrate and practice a detail-oriented approach to work
Work well with time and production restrictions
Read and understand a variety of job-related instructions and documents
Interpret graphs and chart recordings
Ensure consistency in coating and Department personnel procedures
Analyze and problem-solve
Perform a wide variety of tasks simultaneously
Perform advanced mathematical modeling and calculations
Demonstrated experience with design software
Professional, Technical and Educational Requirements:
B.S. in Physics, Optics, Engineering, or related science field. Advanced degrees preferred.
Two or more years’ experience in optical coating/thin-film deposition processes in a manufacturing environment
Extensive knowledge of high vacuum systems, Evaporation and Sputtering technology
Familiar with data analysis tools
Strong understanding of material science
PLC automation experience and product development experience preferred
Background and experience in project management a plus
This position requires all applicants to be U.S. Persons
Pay Range: $85k - 100k/year
Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus
Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time.
More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page: https://www.idexcorp.com/careers/our-benefit-and-rewards/
Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?
IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Business Unit: Advanced Thin Films
Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies