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International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 16,000 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Manufacturing Technician


SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, automotive, consumer electronics, life sciences and industrial applications. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Your Tasks

  • A strong background of experience in LEAN manufacturing that focuses on the Continous Improvement processes - operator, machine and material.
  • Assures equipment is operating properly and is able to perform routine maintenance
  • Identifies improvement measures related to processes, tests and experimental procedures and makes suggestions on how to improve such activities to improve efficiency (to the Manager/Engineer)
  • Modifies and/or updates procedures as required
  • Able to prepare/organize data in graphs, spreadsheets, charts

Your Profile

  • Associate Degree in Science or Engineering (with 5+ years experience) or Bachelor Degree in Science or Engineering (with 0-1 year experience)
  • CNC and/or Waterhet experience a plus
  • Basic math and computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • SAP Experience a plus

Your Benefits

At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.


You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please apply today!


SCHOTT North America, Inc. and SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation are both Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

SCHOTT’s inclusion philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment is prohibited.

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Manufacturing Technician

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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