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OZ Optics is a leading Canadian fiber optics components manufacturer located near Ottawa, Ontario.

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High Power/VG Termination/Hermetic Sealing Manufacturing Technician (NOC: 2233)

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Employer: Oz Optics Ltd.

Business Address: 219 Westbrook Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K0A 1L0

Title of Position: High Power/VG Termination/Hermetic Sealing Manufacturing Technician (NOC: 2233)

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full time

Salary: $26.00 per hour / 44 hours per week / annual salary of 60,000.00

Benefits: Employer's standard employment benefit package is offered

Training and Accommodation: Successful candidate will receive necessary training at the employer's training facility and 2 months of free transitional accommodation will be provided to if the successful candidate currently resides out of town

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: Ottawa, Ontario (1 vacancy)

Job duties

  • The successful applicant will lead the design and process implementation for high power fiber optic components for use with fiber lasers
  • The applicant will build prototype components, create processes for working with high power fiber components, train engineering and assembly staff, and evaluate and troubleshoot products
  • The applicant will develop and conduct production, inventory, and quality assurance programs in manufacturing
  • The applicant will be Involved in developing new process and improving existing processes
  • The applicant will be involved in R&D projects
  • The applicant will conduct work measurement and other studies
  • The applicant will collect and compile operational or experimental data and assist in the development of estimates, schedules, specifications and reports
  • The applicant will collect and analyze data and samples in support of quality assurance and industrial health and safety programs
  • The applicant will develop manufacturing and processing procedures and variables, set machine or equipment controls, oversee production and inspect process
  • The applicant will work closely with customers and sales staff to ensure that customers receive the best solutions for their applications
  • The applicant will be involved in production of fiberoptic patchcords, arrays, and hermetic feedthrough
  • The applicant will monitor productivity in assigned areas
  • The applicant will be responsible of performing tasks defined, including manufacturing test and measurement, trouble shooting, technically train new hire.
  • The applicant can expect to work with a diverse range of products and applications and be challenged with new requirements on a regular basis

Skill Requirements:

Education: Completion of minimum 2 years of college program is required

Languages: Fluency in English is a must, and fluency in Chinese is an asset as the successful candidate will be communicating with the manufacturing location in China

Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in High Power/VG Termination/Hermetic Sealing Manufacturing as a technician is required

Must be eligible to work in Canada.

How to Apply: Please apply to this job only in the manner specified by the employer. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.

By email only to HR, at hr@ozoptics.com. Please include a cover letter along with your resume.

We thank all those who apply, only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

AR Coating Technician

Position Summary:

  • Reporting to the Manager, AR coating, this position is responsible for the Operation and maintenance of thin film deposition equipment

Typical Duties:

  • Operation and maintenance of thin film deposition equipment
  • Loading and unloading of substrate and fiber fixtures
  • Deposition of thin film filters
  • Loading and maintenance of source materials
  • Regular measurement checks of coating runs using a spectrophotometer
  • Fiber tip inspection and cleaning

Education:

  • Equivalent to a 3 year Community College diploma in a relevant discipline such as Mechanical Technologist or Electronic Technologist

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years' experience operating and maintaining thin film deposition equipment in a production environment or proven ability to operate and troubleshoot relevant production equipment
  • Experience in use of a spectrophotometer would be ideal but not a prerequisite

Skills:

  • Technical aptitude
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to interface with multi-levels within the Company
  • Ability to work independently or within a team in a fast-paced production environment

Job Types:

  • Full-time, Permanent

Assembler

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for assembly, polishing, testing and quality assurance of Fiber Optics components in the termination department

Typical Duties:

  • Cutting of fiber optic cables
  • Assembly of fiber optic patch cords
  • Crimping, polishing and packaging
  • Capillary attachment and Termination
  • Test analysis, Quality assurance
  • Other related duties

Education:

  • High school, college diploma or equivalent and basic knowledge of manual assembly operations

Experience:

  • Experience in fiber Optics is an asset

Skills:

  • Strong hand-eye coordination
  • Good concentration
  • Ability to work with small parts
  • Following the instructions

Job Types:

  • Full-time, Permanent

CNC Machinist/Programmer

Position Summary:

  • Be able to set up and operate program CNC machines and machining centers to fabricate parts, tooling, fixtures related to the communications industry. Also responsible for fabricating custom dies and jigs in conjunction with engineers

Typical Duties:

  • Consults with engineers regarding product information such as design, capacity, purpose and types of material to be used to fabricate product
  • Analyses written specs, drawings, blueprints, etc to determine set up requirements
  • Designs fixtures, tooling and experimental parts to meet engineering specs
  • Program, set up and operate metalworking machine tools such as lathe, milling machine, machine parts to spec, and verifying conformance
  • Sets up, operate machines on trial runs to verify accuracy of machine settings and program quality
  • Establishes written work procedures for fabricating new structural products

Education:

  • Two years college diploma in related field

Experience:

  • Junior 1-2 years experience in manufacturing machine shop
  • Intermediate 3-5 years experience in manufacturing machine shop
  • Senior more than 5 years experience in manufacturing machine shop

Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated mathematical and reasoning abilities
  • Ability to read technical drawings, blueprints
  • Red seal certification is preferred

Facility Manager

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for maintenance of all facilities to meet operating needs and legal requirements
  • Responsible for operation of all automated building systems including heating, lighting, security, etc...
  • Coordinates office moves, renovations, supervising work done by outside vendors
  • Responsible for all activities of the maintenance department

Typical Duties:

  • Plan and coordinate all dealings with contractors regarding regular maintenance of heating, air conditioning, lighting, and security systems for the building
  • Work with contractors and employees to facilitate office moves and interior renovations
  • Hire, train and supervise cleaning staff to ensure that the buidlings are kept clean and meet any legislated requirements
  • Work with internal support staff to ensure the comfort and safety of employees
  • Maintain the integrity of the security system for the buildings

Education:

  • High school education plus technical/vocational training related to mechanical systems

Experience:

  • 7 years experience in building maintenance, preferably in a manufacturing environment

Skills:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Understanding of basic electronics
  • Good communication skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of authority

Job Types

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Master Scheduler

Position Summary:

  • The position is responsible for creating, managing, scheduling and maintaining production builds in the Master Schedule
  • Manage/Supervise the efforts of the Production controller to meet the main business objectives such as reduced cycle-time, in a cost effective manner and expeditious delivery
  • Evaluate and develop processes, and procedures
  • Act in a supervisory role for training and career planning for production controllers

Typical Duties:

  • Formulate and maintain an achievable Master Schedule based on customer requirements, materials, deliverables and resources available. The Master Scheduler will form a detailed master production schedule. Analyze and approve changes to the Master Production schedule through ERP, Purchasing, Production, and Designers
  • Review the master production schedule with production (Production Control, Purchasing and Focus Factory Managers) to ensure the schedule is on track. Perform Capacity planning reviews and analysis. Assist in providing solutions to capacity imbalances or bottlenecks
  • Manage and monitor the MPS based on changing product requirements from interface with customer order management
  • Investigate and implement alternatives to current business practices in order to improve the production planning processes (looking forward to maximize the scheduling efficiencies, policies and strategies). Provide input to various groups to improve on existing processes outside Production Planning (participate in various groups formed to resolves issues)
  • Provide problem solving support to various groups, i.e. Production Control-priorities, Purchasing - material problem
  • Work with designers to ensure the new product builds are on track to meet significant milestones. Attend meetings to discuss all related issues to introduce this product to the market in a timely fashion
  • Work with Designers to ensure all possible material substitution is reviewed to address material shortages, and to have input on Engineering Change orders (ECO)
  • Maintain constant communication between production and Customer Order Management to ensure that priorities are achieved
  • Evaluate, develop and write new processes and procedures as well as developing new tools that will aid in the production process
  • Analyze finished goods and semi-fin inventory to minimize excess inventory or obsolescence

Education:

  • Community College 3-year diploma with a solid knowledge of MRP/business concepts or relevant experience to make decisions which impact various departments
  • Any materials, Inventory or CAPIC certificates would be a definite asset
  • Strong aggressive analytical and organization skills
  • A minimum of seven years in a manufacturing environment
  • Requires good written and oral skills
  • Requires good interpersonal skills to work closely with other departments
  • Requires an understanding of computerized business system applications and personal computers

Complexity:

  • The position manages the master schedule build plan requirements based on the demand, supply, resources and deliverables
  • The individual must have the ability to pull together information from many different sources, analyze the information and establish an achievable master production schedule
  • A high degree of competence is essential in a Master Scheduler role as errors can affect customer service, capacity and also "time to market" on new products
  • As a supervisor to production control it will require tact and discretion when working with individuals and situations.

Responsibility:

  • The decision of the individual in scheduling product has both immediate and long term affects on the workload of other departments. Errors in the Master Production Schedule could cause negative effects in external and internal areas of the company. It is crucial that the master schedule be kept up to date and accurate, in order for the other departments to action the requirements of the schedule and provide accurate delivery dates to customers. The position is responsible and accountable for providing an accurate and acceptable master production schedule. Decisions made will impact all disciplines in Operations.
  • Manage the resources of the Production Planning department to meet the main business objectives and the day to day activities.
  • Provide delivery dates on customer orders based on material availability and capacity and to continuously improve on dates given, and where necessary expedite critical customer orders.
  • In a Supervisory role train new Master Schedulers and Production controllers and assist in Career planning / employee development and employee training / plans.

Work guidance:

  • Minimal requirement for provision of work guidance to others in the group or team
  • May act as team or group leader capacity
  • Actively takes part of all "Material related" problem solving issues

Contacts:

  • Requires daily contact to maintain strong communications between functional areas "In control" on a regular basis such as the Order desk, Designers, Purchasing, Production Control, Master Scheduling and Production
  • Requires tact and discretion in contacts with all disciplines of Operations

Work environment:

  • The job requires practically no exposure to undesirable or disagreeable conditions
  • Conditions are comfortable and pleasant, with appropriate lighting and temperature control

Hazards:

  • Exposure to minor hazards and negligible health hazards
  • Injuries would normally not cause lost time on next regular work shift
  • Examples:
    • minor cuts
    • abrasions
    • bruises
    • sprains

Visual Demands:

  • Requires concentrated attention for long periods
  • Work involves exacting and highly precise tolerances on all work
  • The position involves working on spreadsheets to perform responsibilities
  • These reports require concentrated attention and analysis
  • The position also involves spending a great deal of time working at a personal computer

Physical demands:

  • The job involves normal physical fatigue, such as may be expected in performing any job with little fatigue due to light physical demands

Job Types:

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

In-house Legal Counsel

OZ Optics is looking for a high performing in-house counsel. This individual will be responsible for:

  • Representing OZ Optics in Civil cases
  • Manage all phases of the litigation process from investigation, pleadings and discovery to pre-trial, settlement and appeal
  • Advising OZ on the law and legal issues
  • Drafting documents, letters and contracts
  • Preparing paperwork for court
  • Researching and analyzing documents and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure
  • Must have 5+ years of experience as a litigation lawyer

Purchasing Manager

Position Summary:

  • Manage a team to effectively provide the capability to procure material and services in accordance with the cost, quality, and delivery requirements of the company

Typical Duties:

  • Manage procurement of materials, capital equipment, and services for Production, R & D and MRO needs to ensure costs are optimized and that delivery and quality meets requirements
  • Systematically review the usage rate of Production material and recommend reorder point changes to Materials Manager
  • Manage a proactive expediting process that ensures the effects of any delivery slippages are minimized, that problems/changes are promulgated to relevant personnel, and that system files (database) are updated
  • Manage, in conjunction with support from Quality Assurance and Engineering, the supplier selection and maintenance process to ensure the supplier base meets company requirements for quality, delivery and cost effectiveness in providing required material and services
  • Manage the department's administrative process to ensure support functions satisfy the department's needs in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Plan, organize, staff and control resources in accordance with organizational demands for carrying out the departmental mandate
  • Ensure departmental and corporate policies and procedures are communicated and followed
  • Participate in the generation and execution of fiscal budgets (Capital, Operation and Training) as appropriate to ensure that optimum department overheads are established and not exceeded
  • Provide the means to track performance of activities on important projects/tasks including the development of metrics to measure and report against
  • Conduct the performance management process with staff, which includes the setting of objectives and providing regular review and feedback to employees regarding their progress
  • Interface effectively with all levels of personnel both within and outside the company who utilize, or contribute to, the procurement process

Education:

  • University degree in Business Administration, or community college diploma preferable in Materials Management, and/or PMAC accreditation of CPP

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years direct, or, 15 years indirect however in a high tech industry

Skills:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of current procurement practices
  • Effective communicator, both oral and written, with all levels of internal and external personnel
  • Effective negotiator; exhibits personal integrity; tolerance for ambiguity; demonstrates general practical intelligence and ability to think clearly under stress
  • Well planning and organizational abilities

Job Types:

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Senior/Junior Mechanical Engineer

Summary:

  • Responsible for Mechanical design of jigs, products, in support of fiber optic components, test equipment and sensors
  • Must have good organizational, communication and problem solving skills
  • Must have experience in solid works

Experience:

  • Must have 10-15 years' experience for the senior position. 5 years for the junior position
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • Experience in fiber optics is an asset

Senior Buyer/ Planner

Position Summary:

  • To procure material, capital equipment, and services for production, engineering, facilities, or operating requirements that meets OZ standards of acceptability, within the specified time frame and at the most favorable price
  • Also acts as the Materials Department liaison for major OEM production orders

Typical Duties:

  • Locate/identify potential sources of supply appropriate to the scope and nature of the company's requirement
  • Prepare and issue quotation requests (RFQ's or RFP's, as appropriate), which shall include the proposed Terms and Conditions (T's & C's) under which an order would be placed and with a representative requirements specification
  • Analyze responses to RFQ/RFP's and select supplier(s) for purchase order (PO) award based on evaluation of price, quality and delivery expectations
  • Rationalize, with appropriate internal personnel, any price, delivery and technical issues where cost targets or requisitioner needs/ expectations are exceeded or deviated from
  • Negotiate and place purchase orders after satisfactory resolution of the above items, in accordance with company purchasing policy
  • Administer open orders to ensure milestones are met or mutually agreed changes are incorporated and appropriately liaise between end users and suppliers to negotiate and satisfactorily resolve any changes initiated by either party
  • Author detailed written communications to both internal and external contacts. In addition to routine reports and correspondence, compose complex terms and conditions, purchase agreements, statements of work, Letters of Intent (LOI's), blanket orders, and analytical reports such as cost benefit, market trends, etc
  • Assume role of company's prime contact with all levels of suppliers' management in maintaining the business relationship. Take the lead in all discussions/negotiations regarding critical delivery issues; technical problems; resolve independently and accept accountability for the outcome

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and/or Diploma in Bus, Admin, or Materials Management at the community college level plus PMAC accreditation as CPP is considered an asset

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years related experience

Skills:

  • Initiates complex and protracted negotiations opportunities on a regular basis and demonstrates a high level of success
  • Communications, oral and written, demonstrate a highly developed and effective command of language skills

Job Types:

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Senior Machinist/Tool And Die Maker

Position Summary:

  • To produce parts and tooling, meeting quality standards and scheduling constraints in an economical and professional manner

Typical Duties:

  • Plan methods, produce parts and tooling on manual and/or CNC machine tools
  • Responsible for quality of own production
  • Document quality and production data
  • Assist and train other employees as required
  • Other related duties as required

Education:

  • Provincial Certification as a Tool and Die Maker or as a Machinist plus equivalent experience

Experience:

  • 5+ years as a Certified Tool & Die Maker
  • OR 10 years as a Certified Machinist plus 5 years performing Tool & Die duties

Skills:

  • Tool making, tool design
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Works well independently as well as within a team environment
  • Machining
  • Blue print reading
  • Basic Metallurgy

Job Types:

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Software Programmer

Position summary:

  • OZ Optics is seeking a skilled programmer, capable of defining, creating and maintaining applications and Graphical User Interfaces in a Windows environment

  • OZ Optics is looking for an entry to intermediate level Software Engineer/Programmer to develop/debug applications in Microsoft Windows Environment, using Visual Studio, .NET, MS SQL, MS Access, C#, VBA

Education:

  • Degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in creating Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with C++ in a Windows environment
  • Familiarity with LabView is an asset
  • Familiarity with Visual Basic is an asset
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL is an asset
  • Familiarity with other programming languages is an asset

The successful candidate must be able to:

  1. Turn requirements specified by non-programmers into working flow charts
  2. Write and debug graphical user interfaces using Microsoft Visual Studio
  3. Develop multi-threaded application software required to meet the company's objectives
  4. Write programs to communicate with remote computers or devices over Ethernet, and other communication channels such as USB, GPIB, and RS232
  5. Document all software for which he/she is responsible
  6. Clearly express ideas, observations, and recommendations, both verbally and in writing
  7. Work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with minimal supervision

Syteline ERP Manager

Position Summary:

  • OZ Optics Ltd., is looking for Syteline ERP manager, versed in manufacturing environment with software development background
  • The ERP Manager will engage all departments of the company understand and analyze business processes and prepare for project planning of the ERP implementation

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with all the departments, analyze existing business processes, and requirements
  • Provide consistent and clear communication between all project stakeholders
  • Determine the approach to be used on the project
  • Prepare and manage risk management plans
  • Prepare and manage quality management plans
  • Manage the project constraints of scope, time, budget, quality, risk, and resources
  • Provide status reports to the executive sponsor or other stakeholders as required

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience managing Syteline ERP Systems in manufacturing environments
  • Software development and Syteline customization background
  • PMP certification Scrum Master certification
  • Good presentation skills
  • Personal responsibility and accountability
  • Business political maturity
  • Strong team facilitation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • The ability to influence others
  • Be willing to work occasional extended hours
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with analyzing complex issues and delivering appropriate solutions
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills

Education:

  • University degree on Software engineering

Job Types:

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Thin film Coating Manager

Position Summary:

  • Manage day to day operation of high precision optical coating lab from scheduling to deposition process to maintenance, from design to process development for two coating machines

Job Description:

  • Manage precision coating lab day to day operation
  • Design optical filter and implement in production
  • Troubleshoot and resolve deposition processes problems
  • Develop processes for handling, cleaning and inspection of fibers
  • Supervise a team of technicians in the operation and maintenance of deposition equipment
  • Provide technical support for current and potential customers, including but not limited to design, process development, and production

Education:

  • Equivalent to a University Degree in a relevant engineering discipline

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have 7 to 10 years' experience in deposition techniques including e-beam, sputtering, IAD and thermal deposition. Experience in thin film measurement and characterization is required. Will have strong project management and communication skills. Proven track record of bringing projects in on time and within budget. Must have previous supervisory experience in a technical production environment

Skills:

  • Strong project management and communication skills required
  • Fiber coating process and design experience

Job Types:

  • Full-time, Permanent

Please apply by e-mail: hr@ozoptics.com, or by fax: 613-831-2151.

Or letter mail to: OZ Optics Ltd., 219 Westbrook Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0.

No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest. The company will contact selected applicants only.

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