FLIR Systems, Inc.

183 Northpointe Blvd.
Freeport , PA
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Quality Technician

FLIR Systems, Inc.
Freeport, PA Full-time
Posted on September 9, 2019

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

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Job Description:

Performs inspections, checks testing and sampling procedures for product manufacturing processes. Carries out packaging line, manufacturing inspections and sampling and testing of incoming components and raw materials to ensure that company standards are met. Monitors critical equipment and instrumentation. May draft procedures and assist with validating or troubleshooting testing methods. May apply approval or rejection labels to bulk raw materials once analytical data is evaluated.


Under limited supervision is able to complete duties that include accurate measurement and inspection of optical components using inspection equipment to verify specifications to print according to defined production procedures. Further able to direct inspection related activities based upon supervisory guidance and determine methods to complete tasks. Performs all duties of internal auditor for ISO 9001-2015.

Core Responsibilities:

Measure incoming blanks, in process polished optics, final quality inspection of coated optics and optical assemblies

Create, organize and record test and inspection data 

Responsibilities of Optical Quality Tech I and II

Directs activities pertinent to work-in-process (WIP) as delegated by immediate supervisor

Suggests improvements in inspection to improve flow and costs

Interprets prints and inspects custom jobs requiring custom jigs, tooling, and measuring equipment and measuring techniques.

Applies optical formulas such as Beer’s Law, Snell’s Law, reflection/transmission relationship, and basic math such simple trigonometry and algebra.

Aligns optics systems for any standard optical measurements.

Conduct, document and report on ISO 9001-2015 internal audits.


High school diploma.

Post High School Vo-Tech or Military training helpful or equivalent on the job training.


Minimum of 5+ years optics inspection experience

Experience in an ISO certified environment a plus

ITAR & EAR compliance a plus


Self-motivated individual who works well in a team orientated environment.

Needs to be able to quickly learn and make good decisions.

Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

Physical ability to walk and to stand for long periods.

Meticulous attention to detail

Computer applications experience:

Microsoft Office suite

SAP is a plus 

Very good understanding of optics quality and testing standards


ISO 10110-7

ANSI/OEOSC OP1.002-2017

Able to interpret mechanical specifications and prints and a good understanding of optics drawing tolerancing

Able to read micrometers/calipers and convert between metric and standard units

Must demonstrate complete competence with all processes and procedures.

Must be able to perform the following calculations:

Convert autocollimator measurements in lines to arc minutes and degrees and vice versa.

Know what Brewster’s Angle is and how it affects light.

Calculate the angle of a part when using a laser using the appropriate equations for both wedged optics and parallel optics.

Identify all optics and their function.

Align all optic systems.

Make a significant contribution and improvement to the development of the Quality Control Department


FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer. 

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