Optics Manufacturing Consultant - Optical products company

Location: Akita, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥10000000.00 - ¥12000000.00 per annum
Specialization: 製造業(電気・電子・機械・自動車・化学・その他)
Sub-specialization 電気・電子制御設計
お問合せ Osuke Nagase
参照 JO-1908-423225
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[Company Description]
Global Optical products company

Optics Manufacturing Consultant
"Manufacturing Consultant of Front End process in Spherical Optics Fabrication" or "Senior Manufacturing Engineer of Front End process in Spherical Optics Fabrication" Front End Process indicates Curve generation, Polishing, and Centering processes.

Reporting Structure:
1) Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be reporting to Engineering Manager
2) If for a Manufacturing Consultant, he or she will be reporting to Engineering Manager and dotted-line to General Manager

Brief Summary:
This position will help to upgrade the existing technical and manufacturing capabilities, in optics fabrications of high precision products, particularly spherical lenses. He or she will also be involved in the overall planning, designing and overseeing the entire manufacturing processes. And to help in implementation and adaptation of new/existing production machines & equipment, to meet the factory needs. He/she will also work closely with our Global Technology Group (in USA Headquarters and in Singapore factory) to review & evaluate the manufacturability of new products. As well as, to team up with the existing Akita team, to work on various improvement program, such as (a) production yield, (b) productivity, (c) cost saving and (d) other related manufacturing projects.


  • Maintain and stabilize manufacturing process
  • Coach people for new process development
  • Change management of process and documentation
  • Assist in quotation by providing labor time estimate, yield and tooling cost
  • Improve product flow and balance production lines
  • Analyze, document, resolve, recommend and implement process and product design changes with Engineering, Quality, Production and Suppliers.
  • Investigate both the internal and external customer complaints

Required knowledge, competency and experience:

  • Glass optics engineering / manufacturing experience of Front End process, Curve Generation, Polish and Centering in Spherical lenses
  • Team player and effective communication
  • Hands-on approach and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and experience in CAD, MRP system, project management, ISO9001, and continuous improvement methodologies is plus
  • Advantage to working experience in multi-national companies or foreign capital companies
  • An added advantage if able to speak and write Business level of English

For the "Senior Manufacturing Engineer" position :

  1. Must have about at least 10-year working experience, from the optics manufacturing industry in precision lenses, flatwork and coating
  2. Strong expertise in Front End process of spherical lenses
  3. Must have university degree in Optics, Physics, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering and/or related engineering disciplines.
  4. Must be able to communicate in Japanese (written and spoken)

[Employment Type]
Full time

JPY 10M 〜12M
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

Factory in Akita Prefecture

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