Apprenticeship – Optician (Diamond Turning), Midland, Ontario, Canada

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Midland, Ontario, Canada

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ELC01: Midland, Ontario Canada, 450 Leitz Road, Midland, ON, L4R 5B8, Canada

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Join our Apprenticeship Program!

Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies is continuing its commitment to invest in the development of our employees. We are looking for positive, detail oriented individuals with a commitment to quality and further education.  The Apprenticeship program is a 4 year commitment that will include scheduled rotations in the workplace to achieve 8000 hours, attending school and writing all applicable tests. All applicants will be required to go through an Apprenticeship Aptitude Test and Interview process. 

Diamond Turning Apprentices will learn a variety of optical manufacturing processes for lenses, prisms and mirrors. Apprentices will learn to operate various mechanical and CNC equipment with a heavy focus on Diamond Turning operational processes and theory. In addition to Diamond Turning tasks, apprentices will learn about all optical manufacturing processes such as cleaning, blocking, beveling, centering, grinding, polishing and thorough inspections. Apprentices will become proficient in all aspects of optical metrology, including Interferometry.

Technical Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent required.
Experience in handling of optical components would be an asset.
Knowledge of the metric system would be an asset.
Drawing Interpretation and general knowledge of GD&T is required and would be an asset.
Good math skills required and would be an asset.
Must have good finger dexterity and neat working habits.
Required to have some exposure to the operation of machine shop equipment.
Must be familiar with standard measuring equipment and measuring practice.

Key Competencies

Ensuring that work accomplished is accurate in all relevant aspects.
Demonstrating self-motivation; effective performance is driven from within rather than being conditional on pressure from external factors
Emphasizing technical resources, applying them effectively, and keeping up to date with the latest developments in new technologies to assess their possible application (and/or ensure their successful implementation) within the work place.
Handling a large amount of work efficiently and effectively.
Applying problem solving skills within the work place. 
Demonstrating a significant degree of knowledge in a particular area.
Working with and coordinating the activities of persons over whom the incumbent may have no direct authority; attention and energy are focused on bringing various activities together to meet timetable(s).
Effectively adapting to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and sudden or frequent changes in priority in order to accomplish objectives.
Acquiring and demonstrating knowledge of safety and health procedures as they relate to the human resources of the organization.

Raytheon ELCAN offers a competitive compensation package that includes incentive program, benefits, and pension plan.

Internal Applicants: To be considered, candidates must be free from any current attendance or performance issues on file.

External Applicants: The successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal reference check and obtain/maintain a Government of Canada security clearance and any applicable clearances with respect to the handling and transfer of controlled goods.

Raytheon ELCAN is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion; we welcome applications from all qualified persons. We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, Raytheon ELCAN will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability-related accommodations, please contact Human Resources. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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