Inrad Optics is seeking talented Physics Engineers to add to our growing engineering team. We are looking for a person with the ability to operate sensitive and complex equipment in order to assure the best quality optics. This person will be responsible for measuring the accuracy of crystals used in the construction of X-Ray monochromators and communicating this information to manufacturing, among other x-ray related tasks. If you are an application-minded individual with a broad understanding of modern physics, then you may be an excellent candidate for this career building position manufacturing precision optics for medical, defense and space applications.

Key responsibilities

  • Routine measurements of crystal orientation and quality, using x-rays and lasers.
  • Develop and perform complex mechanical and optical inspections of semi-finished and finished optical surfaces involving specialized set-ups to assure compliance with customer, industrial and military specifications
  • Author reports of inspection results
  • Organize and maintain all required QA documents both electronically and paper files
  • Review customer and internal documentation for accuracy
  • Communicate and cooperate with associates and other departments to resolve issues and improve quality
  • Initiate Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMRs) and assist manufacturing and engineering personnel with corrective action and MRB activities
  • Follow, communicate, monitor and provide feedback for QA procedures

Key requirements

  • BS in physics, chemistry, or material science; a strong fundamental science background is a plus.
  • Hands-on laboratory experience and comfort with relevant instrumentation.
  • Ability to handle setbacks, good analytic skills, sense of urgency, and a positive attitude.
  • Abilities in optics, electronics, software programming, and construction of laboratory equipment are preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail, thorough in completing work tasks and checking for accuracy along the way
  • Must be fully vaccinated
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident as we are a United States controlled information facility


  • Monday-Friday Schedule
  • Flexible PTO
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k matching

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