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NUBURU® Inc. brought our first lasers to market in 2017. Since then, the NUBURU blue wavelength, high-brightness design has proven to be a superior materials processing tool for many metal fabrication, manufacturing, and 3D printing applications. NUBURU second-generation lasers are already expanding their presence in the growing $4 billion laser materials processing market.

We’re looking for talented individuals to maintain and accelerate our pace of innovation, and establish NUBURU as the preeminent solution for applications in energy storage, e-mobility, and consumer electronics fabrication. If you’re prepared to be an active contributor in our dynamic, team-focused startup environment, join our team. We offer excellent benefits, along with the satisfaction of contributing to the development of our game-changing technology.

Please send your letter of interest and resumé to hr@nuburu.net

Laser Technician

General Job Description

NUBURU Inc. is looking for a highly motivated Laser technician to join our Production team and work with the next generation of industrial laser systems. The technician will be part of a dynamic team and work to meet Customer demand for cutting-edge laser systems. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills:

  • Experience with opto-mechanical assembly and laser alignment
  • Experience in the assembly of high tolerance, complex opto-mechanical products
  • Experience with manufacturing, Lean, Six Signa & statistical process control (SPC)
  • Hands-on experience with Shop Floor Control systems, Kan Ban, Inventory control
  • Start-up experience is an asset
  • Ability to work unsupervised and effectively in a team environment
  • Good time management, organizational, written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Key responsibilities related to this position are as follows:

  • Build and test components, sub-assemblies and finished laser systems
  • Work with Production Lead to manage Work Order assignment to ensure production schedules are met
  • Follow Work Instructions & SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Adhere to all Cleanroom Protocol and safety procedures
  • Perform inventory of production components and supplies as required
  • Escalate issues or concerns about quality, processes, equipment, materials
  • Work with support staff to resolve issues impacting Operations
  • Update production KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) as required
  • Identify and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Assist with implementation and sustaining lean manufacturing and 5S activities
  • Follow policies and procedures and detailed in Nuburu’s Quality Systems
  • Participate in daily SOS/EOS meetings and communicate progress and updates
  • Work with Mfg. Engineering on tool calibration and equipment maintenance
  • Participate in Safety Audits and related events
  • Participate in team 8D problem solving sessions

Preferred credentials and experience

  • An Associate degree in Optics or Lasers or equivalent industrial experience
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience manufacturing in two or more for of the following areas: high power lasers, fiber or semiconductor lasers, optical sub-systems

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.

Manufacturing Technician

General Job Description 

NUBURU Inc. is looking for a highly motivated Manufacturing technician to join our Production team and work with the next generation of industrial laser systems. The technician will be part of a dynamic team and work to meet Customer demand for cutting-edge laser systems. The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills:

  • 1 to 3+ years of experience as an Engineering Technician in a high-tech Manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing techniques (metal processing, optics manufacturer, mechanical and electrical assembly etc.)
  • Effective, hard worker with a team player “can-do” approach

Key responsibilities related to this position are as follows: 

  • Work with Engineering to monitor and improve manufacturing processes
  • Assist with the review production/process data to identify trends or issue impacting performance
  • Perform component/product assembly, inspection, and testing
  • Assist with investigate failure root cause and initiate corrective action to manufacturing problems
  • Help to train production personnel on standard assembly processes, test and safety procedures
  • Ensure test systems, documentation and training are adequate ensure their proper execution
  • Develop and maintain detailed process flow diagrams including time standards for assembly and test ops.
  • Prepare and maintain production work instructions (WI) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Assist to Implement Lean, 5S, Six Sigma concepts and best-in-class manufacturing techniques
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing, planning and optimizing material and personnel work flow, space requirements, and equipment layouts
  • Assist to evaluate equipment and facilities requirements and preparing production cost estimates
  • Validate estimates with BOM cost analysis and perform labor time studies
  • Participate in NPI, ECO reviews to ensure product manufacturability and compliance/compatibility with Production process, quality, capacity and cost objectives
  • Support Engineering Changes with documentation, fixtures, tooling and equipment requirement

Preferred credentials and experience

Manufacturing experience with manual/automated optical assembly and test of fiber lasers, solid-state lasers, semiconductor lasers, laser-based optical subsystems, laser stabilization, high-power lasers, and optical engineering

  • Associates degree in Engineering Technology
  • Six Sigma, Lean, 5S, Continuous Improvement experience an advantage
  • Experience with data acquisition and analysis software (LabVIEW, MATLAB, IGOR Pro, Excel)
  • Start-up experience o Experience with Manufacturing Quality, Data Analysis, Statistical Process Controls

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.