Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

Advanced Systems Assembly Technician

Job ID:  1968

Jupiter, FL, US

Date:  Mar 8, 2023


High level of skills acquired for assemble intricate electro-optical-mechanical assemblies using high precision instruments and alignment software.


  • Ability to understand the basics of mechanical and assembly drawings
  • Ability to assess that components being installed meet drawing specifications.
  • Ability to follow a procedure to assemble complete systems
  • Ability to recognize and troubleshoot minor issues found during assembly
  • Ability to dispense and cure epoxies and other bonding agents.
  • Ability to use Excel and Word to record data into build sheets.
  • Familiarity using electro-optical-mechanical instruments and tools such as microscopes, digital volt meters, digital cameras, optical power meters, soldering irons, precision hand tools, torque wrenches, micrometers, epoxy flow dispensers, lab ovens, and/or environmental chambers
  • Experience handling, cleaning, and inspecting electrical, optical, and/or mechanical components and sub-assemblies
  • Familiarity with ESD protocols
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Ability to recognize and recommend the need to make/modify tooling or fixtures to improve accuracy or efficiency a plus
  • Ability to mark-up drawings to document drawing errors or key changes in process and submit to manager for Engineering Change a plus
  • Familiarity with optics, fiberoptics, lasers, and electro-optical sensors a plus
  • Soldering certification a plus
  • Ability to read electrical schematics a plus
  • Ability to repair/replace SMD components on circuit boards a plus
  • CAD experience (SolidWorks) a plus


  • High School Degree/GED is required (some relevant college education is desired)
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience testing and/or integrating electro-optical or opto-mechanical sub-assemblies and systems.
  • Able to Read/Write English
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills both written and oral
  • Ability to independently and as part of a team
  • Travel (potentially extended) to customer sites may be required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Standard Vision Test is required
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Travel – Domestic/International up to 10%

May require extended hours.

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

The Advanced Photonic Solutions division of Jenoptik is a global OEM and machine supplier of solutions powered by photonics. Our engineering expertise excels across a broad portfolio of technologies in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, optoelectronics, sensors, as-well-as optical test and measurement equipment

In the Semi & Advanced Manufacturing strategic business unit, we serve our customers with high-performance optical systems differentiated by uncompromising precision. In close collaboration with our customers we develop application tailored beam-shaping optics, outstanding microoptics and opto-mechanical assemblies. Off-the-shelf F-theta lenses complement our offering.

Help us explore and maximise the potential of the digital world and medical technology.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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