IDEX Level III Laser Technician (Rochester, NY) in Rochester, New York


55 Science Parkway

Rochester, New York, 14620

United States

Business Unit: Melles Griot (Rochester)

Title: Level III Laser Technician (Rochester, NY)

Function: Operations



Level III Laser Technician


Carlsbad, CA (Q2-Q3 of '18); Rochester, NY (Q4 of '18 and beyond)


Director of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Optics


This position requires lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information.

All employees to be considered for this role will need to meet full United

States residency standards (all candidates must maintain current

citizenship/permanent residency status to work for IDEX Health &

Science in the US).


Join us and help us bring manufacturing of next-generation healthcare laser

products to Rochester, NY. As part of our Advanced Manufacturing

Engineering (AME) team at Melles Griot, you will move technology from our

development center in California to our high-quality, cost-effective

manufacturing factory in Rochester, NY. In this high-profile role, you will

develop your manufacturing and leadership skills as you assist engineers in

learning, documenting, and teaching our laser manufacturing processes. Your

technical and creative skills will be stretched as you continually strive

to develop better procedures and obtain better results. Some travel to

California will be required.


Based in Rochester, NY IDEX Health & Science’s line of products is

comprised of a Light Sources Group and an Optical Systems Group. The Light

Sources Group manufactures a variety of visible, low to moderate power

lasers and laser-based systems uniquely designed for consistent

performance. The Light Sources Group offers three basic types of lasers:

gas (helium-neon and ion lasers), diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers,

and semiconductor diode laser assemblies. The Optical Systems Group

provides the design, prototype and low to mid volume manufacturing of

custom lens assemblies and optical systems. The Optical Systems Group also

specializes in the design of reliable shutter mechanisms and assemblies.


IDEX Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diversified products in

industries ranging from health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics.

Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing

company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams.

With a strong reputation for providing career growth opportunities, IDEX is

a lean, non-bureaucratic and high performing environment. We’re a global

provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include

life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure

related applications, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just

a few.


  • All members of AME team are expected to be role models for IDEX’svalues of Team, Trust, and Excellence

  • Candidates with aptitude and drive may develop in the role of eitherengineering or management paths

  • The Level III Laser Technician will be a crucial resource for the AMEteam, contributing to development and optimization of manufacturingprocesses for laser assembly and training of production staff

  • This individual will also serve as a mentor and leader for themanufacturing team


  • Associates degree in relevant field or 4 years work experience andtraining in a related field

  • Excellent ability to perform detailed handwork

  • Necessary abilities in math, reasoning, and communication

  • Suitable industry considerations include such areas as optics, lasers,electronics, semiconductors, and electrical engineering, chemistry,biology, machining, general manufacturing, and civil or industrialdesign are not relevant fields



The Level III Laser Technician will participate on the AME team to optimize

and deploy new products and automation to the manufacturing department.

This individual is expected to have a knowledge of and experience with

optical systems and high-tech manufacturing. The successful candidate will

be required to master new manufacturing process quickly, assist in the

continual improvement of our operations, and train other technicians and

production staff.


If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable

accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let

us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this

online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we

will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent

Acquisition Team at .

Melles Griot, a Unit of IDEX Corporation, is an Equal OpportunityEmployer committed to workforce diversity

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1744