Assembly Technician

Edmund Optics


Edmund Optics, an industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and sale of precision optics and optical components for over 75 years is hiring! As a global, family-owned company, employees are key to our success. Our culture is at the heart of everything we do, and the company’s Core Values demonstrate our commitment to act as one family, do what is best for the customer, drive innovation through continuous improvement, and to be proud of what we do. As we work to continue to be technological leaders in the industry, we seek those who are prepared to learn, engage, grow, and enable the future through optics.

Brief Summary:

An EOB Assembly Technician must utilize work instructions, blue prints, and spec sheets to assemble and package opto-mechanical products for stock and shipment under the direction of the group leader.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform assembly operations on opto-mechanical parts
  • Package assemblies and subassemblies
  • Complete repairs and process returns
  • Perform visual inspections for obvious damage or defects
  • Perform light housekeeping to keep work area clean and neat
  • Understand work instructions, work orders, routers and receiver paperwork
  • Timeliness and regular attendance are required
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations



To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Optics Handling Certification (within a reasonable time of start date)
  • Read and understand assembly drawings, blue prints, work orders and work instructions
  • Develop and understand opto-mechanical assembly techniques
  • Basic mechanical skills


High school diploma or equivalent; minimum of two (2) years related prior work experience.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 30 pounds; occasional bending and lifting; ability to stand for long periods of time; work in warehouse environment; may be required to use a ladder to organize or obtain supplies; may be required to use shop and power tools to modify parts or equipment.


Edmund Optics shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the company’s changing needs. This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in the employer’s sole discretion.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.