Production Specialist Senior - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Vision System is looking for a Production Specialist to join the thin films multi-disciplinary team who has a passion for technology and willingness to learn optical coating technology and processes.

The Production Specialist must demonstrate a safety first work routine, have a proficient understanding of the technical aspects associated with his/her assigned process and the ability to work with process engineering to resolve production issues. The individual needs to be able to coordinate work flow with co-workers and effectively communicate with engineering and management. Participation in cross training activities is required. Routine work is performed with minimal supervision.

The individual in this position will perform a wide variety of tasks in support of the optical coating process and inspections. Duties include cleaning optics, PVD deposition, photolithography, and defect inspection tools. The ability to perform and document weekly SPC activities. A critical skill set is the ability to work with computers in order to follow the written instructions, track WIP, document required data and operate the equipment. Attention to detail and the ability to follow written work instructions is mandatory. Mechanical aptitude, the ability to work in a class 1000 cleanroom and the flexibility to work overtime or weekends to meet the factory’s needs are also required.

Required Skills

  • Minimum High School Diploma + 8 years of related experience required.
  • Ability to work safely with semi-manual thin film deposition processing equipment and its associated chemicals and raw production materials.
  • Able to accurately read and follow detailed equipment operating and product process specific instructions.
  • Must be able to feel comfortable operating equipment by oneself once fully trained.
  • Ability to identify if something is non-standard while performing the process, engage precautions, and communicate with process engineers to logically come up with a solution as needed.
  • Intermediate computer skills, ability to accurately record process parameters, strong interpersonal communication skills, and ability to handle delicate and ESD sensitive hardware.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Be efficient and confident operating independently as it is a second shift position.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills

  • 5 years’ experience with manual and semi-automated processing equipment to include thermal and e-beam deposition evaporation systems, hotplates, wet bench processing, particle and defect counting, microscopic inspections, bead-blast cleaning, work station checks, update and maintain work logs and forms as appropriate.
Required Education
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.