EHS Manager

Position Description

The EHS Manager will be responsible for implementing, monitoring and maintaining company (both Corporate and site) environmental, health and safety programs to ensure continuous compliance with applicable International,  Federal, State and local environmental health and safety regulations. This position will be stationed at the Billerica, MA site.

 Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agency requirements and implement regulatory compliance programs.

  • Maintain all Environmental Health and Safety permits.

  • Work with engineering teams, supply chain and customers to ensure product compliance to EU RoHS, REACH and WEEE Directives

  • Work with respective teams to carry out incident investigations and implementation of corrective actions.

  • Recommend corrective action where EHS hazards exist.

  • Interact with all departments to assist with EHS issues.

  • Perform workplace ergonomics evaluations, safety inspections and on going job hazard analysis.

  • Manage and maintain hazardous materials inventory, profile and manifest waste and recycle programs.

  • Assist in the administration of the sites worker’s compensation program with Human Resources.

  • Perform safety engineering reviews on existing equipment and new equipment/processes, including new product development, to ensure all applicable EHS requirements (permits, secondary containment, safety training, etc) are satisfactorily fulfilled prior to implementation as part of change control.

  • Train managers and employees to ensure that they practice good safety culture and habits through Active Safety: general safety, workplace accident prevention, and personal injury prevention.

  • Implement structured EHS training programs meeting Federal, State and Local requirements for the nature of the business

  • Accurately maintain all EHS records.

  • Manage the Safety Committee as well as the Emergency Response Team (ERT), where applicable.

  • Implement Corporate EHS initiatives for the site

  • All other EHS duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar/ related field with at least 5 to 8 years experience.

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Access.

  • Working knowledge of OSHAS 18001 (now known as ISO 45001) and ISO 14001 preferred.

  • Certified Industrial Hygiene and experience is preferred.

  • Certified ISO14001 and or OHSAS 18001 Internal Auditor is preferred.

  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to manage and meet regulatory agency requirements and deadlines.

  • Working knowledge of environmental legislation including RCRA, DOT 49 CFR, NPDES, MASS DEP permitting, etc. is required.

  • ERT experience preferred.

  • Certified in CPR/First Aids/AED preferred.

  • Certification in Hazmat handling, DOT 49CFR, 40 hours Hazwoper and Universal waste is required.

  • Able to move/lift 50+ lbs.

  • Working knowledge of EU RoHS, REACH and China RoHS is preferred.

  • Must be eligible to work on State Department controlled products (ITAR controlled).

  • Working knowledge of IEC Laser Standards

Axsun regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment visas or consider individuals on time limited visa status for this position.

 

 

Senior Process Engineer - MEMS / Micro-Optics Device Fabrication

Description:

Working closely with Design Engineering and Manufacturing, the individual filling this role will join the team responsible for developing and supporting fabrication processes for our proprietary MEMS tunable optical devices and micro-optics. The scope of responsibility centers on device fabrication (MEMs or semiconductor processing) and characterization (understanding metrology and testing) along with data tracking & analysis to support our advanced MEMS-based tunable laser development and transfer to manufacturing.

The position is hands-on and requires a high degree of cross-functional collaboration and teamwork both as a project lead as well as an individual contributor.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and develop wafer fabrication processes for MEMs and Micro-optics

  • Implement, document and maintain in-process routings, work instructions, tests & specifications.

  • Analyze correlations between processes (metrology data, process conditions and/or process variation) and performance (functional testing) throughout the entire value stream.

  • Track variation and process capability throughout the value stream, identify and prioritize continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Design and coordinate experiments for specification generation / revision and modeling compliance (specification flow-down analysis).

  • Review new specifications and analyze requirements against existing capabilities to estimate costs and yields for new products and applications.

Qualifications:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering discipline.

  • 2-3 years minimum industry experience with Si wafer fabrication processes; MEMS device fabrication highly desired.

  • Strong working knowledge of optics, optical MEMS devices or optoelectronic device processing.

  • DOE or statistical process characterization experience a plus.

  • Experience with electro-optical testing, data access and manipulation tools.

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Principal Reliability Engineer

Job Description

In this role you will you will be responsible for monitoring, assessing, and reporting on the reliability of Axsun’s new and existing product lines. Working in collaboration with product and design engineers, develop, oversee, implement and report on qualification and reliability test programs for Axsun’s photonic components and subsystems.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee development of test systems & methods to meet requirements of new product qualification. Develop methodology and tools for rapid evaluation of new designs & processes

  • Compile test data and prepare qualification and reliability test plans and reports. Present and/or defend and review with internal and external customers as required.

  • Carry out reliability and failure mode analysis for manufacturing, qualification and customer field failures. Develop and test physical models for relevant degradation mechanisms

  • Establish containment and corrective action plans in conjunction with product development, manufacturing and quality personnel to ensure high quality and reliability of the Axsun products.

Education

PhD or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Materials Science, or related discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years industry experience.

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Working knowledge of degradation mechanisms, failure analysis methods and techniques for opto-electronics and microelectronics

  • Reliability analysis and lifetime projection using Weibull++ or similar

  • Root cause investigation and analysis

  • Knowledge of basic opto-electronics, electrical circuits and components

  • Microscopy and microphotography

  • Ability to generate clear and concise written reports and summaries

Machine Operator

JOB SUMMARY:

Axsun is seeking a production line operator with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work on and understand complex test equipment and micro-robotic instrumentation with an interest in challenging new technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production Responsibilities

  • Run and evaluating equipment standards

  • Perform daily machine checks

  • Work with multiple products

  • Identify basic machine-related accuracy or performance issues

  • Follow production procedures

  • Maintain a clean work area

  • Perform minor repairs as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with Oscilloscope, OSA (Optical Spectrum Analyzer), microscope

  • Proven experience as a machine operator

  • Understanding of production procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple products and processes

  • Experience with optical components and alignment

  • Experience working with small components

  • Strong manufacturing background

  • Experience working with complex processes

  • Capability to perform repetitive tasks accurately and for extended duration

  • Experience working with mechanical devices

  • Ability to work independently

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Job Type: Full-time

Manufacturing Technician

JOB SUMMARY:

Axsun is seeking a production line operator with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work on and understand complex test equipment and micro-robotic instrumentation with an interest in challenging new technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production Responsibilities

  • Run and evaluating equipment standards

  • Perform daily machine checks

  • Work with multiple products

  • Identify basic machine-related accuracy or performance issues

  • Follow production procedures

  • Maintain a clean work area

  • Perform minor repairs as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree is a plus

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with Oscilloscope, OSA (Optical Spectrum Analyzer), microscope

  • Proven experience as a machine operator

  • Understanding of production procedures

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple products and processes

  • Experience with optical components and alignment

  • Experience working with small components

  • Strong manufacturing background

  • Experience working with complex processes

  • Capability to perform repetitive tasks accurately and for extended duration

  • Experience working with mechanical devices

  • Ability to work independently

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Job Type: Full-time