Optical Coating Technician at Andover

November, 2021: Andover Corporation is looking for an energetic, dedicated individual to fill a permanent full-time position as a Coating Technician on the second shift. Primary responsibilities will include operation and maintenance of ion-assisted electron beam deposition systems and magnetron sputtering systems, including disassembly, cleaning and reassembly, and handling and preparation of stock and customer-supplied substrates. All training will be provided; relevant experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience with vacuum-deposited coatings
  • Mechanical assembly and disassembly experience - 1-3 years preferred in a manufacturing setting
  • Two years of college or vocational/technical training
  • Math, science and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn and take direction well
  • Ability to take good notes and follow standard procedures without deviation
  • Interest in process and willingness to ask questions
  • Ability to work with hand tools, screwdrivers and X-acto knives
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Filemaker Pro
  • Free from allergy to latex, acetone, or methanol alcohol

Job Type: Full-time

Hours: First shift

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • English (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 7AM

Typical end time:

  • 4PM

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Company's website:

  • andovercorp.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

More information here.