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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.


Job ID:  198

Rochester Hills, MI, US

Date:  May 4, 2022

The role of Machinist –is responsible for grinding gage details to 0.0001" tolerance on a manual Operate and set up Manual Grinding machine

• Assemble electro-mechanical gages and fixtures
• Read complex detailed assembly drawings & understand function
• Brown and Sharpe surface grinder



Key qualifications:

Key qualifications:
• Excellent communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment
• Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures involving these machines
• Strong knowledge of reading drawings, blueprints and specifications
• Experience with very close tolerance and high quality work
• The ability to assemble electro-mechanical gages and fixtures
• Must have necessary machinist tools required to perform job
• Solid understanding and use of precision/non-precision instruments
• Must possess strong basic math skills

• 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 75 pounds.

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 Light & Production division helps industrial customers to make their production processes more effective and more efficient by using optical and photonic technologies. In this regard, Jenoptik is one of the leading manufacturers of metrology and laser machines for manufacturing processes in the automotive industry.

Here in the Metrology business unit, we stand for the development and production of high-precision contact and non-contact production metrology for a wide range of measurement tasks such as the pneumatic, tactile or optical inspection of roughness, contour and form, as well as determining dimensions throughout all phases of the production process and in the metrology lab.

Join us and work with us to ensure that our components and system solutions continue to boost the efficiency of production processes of industrial customers through the use of photonics.

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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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