Optical Assembly Technician at Advanced Navigation

Production, Full-Time, Sydney, AU sydney product full-time
Posted 12 days ago

Advanced Navigation is the global leader in navigation systems for air, land and sea. Our products are developed and manufactured in Australia and our main HQ is located in Sydney with offices around the world. With over 68 of the top 100 largest companies as customers, and a broad range of technologies, we are truly changing the way we navigate globally.

Our ever growing team has world class expertise in the fields of inertial navigation, global navigation satellite systems, sensors, acoustics, AI, and RF technologies. 

Click below to find out a little more about us:

We are searching for an Optical Assembly Technician to join our Sydney manufacturing team. Our manufacturing team is accountable for the production and assembly of complex electronics equipment. You will report directly to the Head of Manufacturing and you will be joining other highly skilled and knowledgeable technicians and engineers, becoming a crucial part of the team.

In this role you will:

  • Assemble, calibrate and test electronic and optics assemblies
  • Prepare and splice polarisation maintaining optical fibre
  • Use adhesives to bond and seal products
  • Work closely with Engineering/R&D to develop new optical assembly processes and techniques.
  • Assist development and documentation of processes and procedures
  • Assist with management of inventory of optical and electrical components
  • Perform simple maintenance and service of optical assembly equipment
  • Pack semi-finished goods for safe transport and process quality inspection of products
  • You should have:

  • Experience with high value products in a precision assembly or manufacturing environment
  • 1-2 years experience in optical assembly
  • Ability to read and work with mechanical drawings
  • Sufficient visual and mechanical dexterity for inspecting, handling, cleaning and splicing small optics and components
  • General computer skills - experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, processing software and general lab equipment
  • A focus on high quality, precision and attention to detail
  • A willingness to learn the products in a specialist industry
  • Strong communication skills within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Self-motivation and a positive attitude
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Solid understanding of technical English
  • You may also have:

  • Problem solving or forensic analysis skills relating to process quality assurance Knowledge of laser safety and standards
  • CAD experience
  • Experience with high accuracy fusion splicers
  • To be considered for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen

    What are some of the benefits you will have access to?

    You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.

    Apart from the above you will be doing your life's best work in a large, fun office in central Sydney close to all public transportation and have access to barista made coffee, at our cafe below, to keep you going throughout the day.