Production Engineer | Opotek

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Position Location: 
Carlsbad, CA
Job Description: 
Company Overview
For more than 20 years, OPOTEK has been the leading manufacturer of OPO tunable laser products, ranging from standalone OPO modules to complete scientific instruments. Focused on revolutionizing OPO technology, OPOTEK has provided thousands of customers with user-friendly, tunable light source solutions with our patented designs and innovations.

Our products are used by leading companies, national laboratories, and universities throughout the world, for applications that include spectroscopy, diagnostics, photoacoustics, hyperspectral imaging, and medical research. Based in Carlsbad, California, our products are designed, manufactured, and distributed by dedicated employees and representatives worldwide.

OPOTEK is a small but growing company with opportunities for motivated applicants with a passion for growth, technology, and innovation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

OPOTEK is looking for a full-time production engineer. This position is primarily responsible for the assembly and calibration of tunable laser systems. There is an opportunity for growth with design and development work. Come shape the future of OPOTEK!

The Production Engineer will:

  • Assemble, align and calibrate tunable laser systems
  • Maintain process manuals and documentation
  • Assist in product development and design


  • BS in Engineering
  • Good communication skills
  • Optics/photonics experience recommended but not required
  • Reliable and able to meet deadlines

Compensation: Salary is negotiable. We are open to new students just finishing up and a qualified candidate could start part-time. Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including paid employee health, vision and dental insurance and 401K.


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