Optical Assembler

Fremont, CA

Posted: 10/05/2018 Position Categories: Manufacturing: Assembly Job Number: RMA 4891 Pay Rate: Depending on experience

A technology manufacturing company in Fremont, CA is looking for an Optical Assembler to be responsible for performing a wide variety of mechanical and optical assemblies with the production of microscopes. 


  • Build, inspect, and package mechanical and optical assemblies to specified assembly rates using various tools such as tweezers, syringe pump, and microscope.
  • Handle parts ranging from 1 mm – 4 inches
  • Ensure quality of manufactured assemblies and finished goods.
  • Meet or exceed efficiency and productivity requirements as required.
  • Identify and assist in correction of potential variances such as scrap, rework, and labor inefficiency, as required.
  • Communicate in a timely manner ‘all’ issues related to production including material shortages, manufacturing order requirements (material, documentation, etc), equipment problems, and yields.
  • Familiarity with required quality and departmental procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required by management.

Education – High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum of 2 years of assembly experience in a manufacturing environment.

Basic ability to read and understand schematic drawings, procedures and assembly specifications, a must.

Good eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity skills and ability to lift up to 15 lbs required.

Able to effectively communicate with supervisor and team members.

Self-starter; ability to work with minimal supervision

Basic knowledge of optics and optical assembly, a plus.

Experience using a microscope, a plus.

Basic knowledge of computers and software such as Windows, Word, Excel

For more than thirty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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