Optical Process & Manufacturing Engineer

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At Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), our goal is to make great consumer virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences that will transform how we work, play, and communicate. Come work alongside world class scientists and engineers to create the technology that makes AR and VR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world. The Technology Transfer Leader is responsible for helping to coordinate manufacturing and integration for end-to-end processes of AR/VR components. In this role, you will be responsible for evaluating and developing strategies for mass production readiness. You will lead technology transfers and manage partnerships to support OK2Ramp milestones for next generation AR/VR components. You will be responsible for partnership and collaboration with other Technology Leaders, TPMs, GSM’s and Operations Teams to build the necessary infrastructure aligned with programs goals and go-to-market strategy.
Optical Process & Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities
  • Lead infrastructure development to integrate customer input into manufacturing process flows.
  • Lead technical engagement at suppliers to evaluate and develop complete solutions for manufacturing, data management, logistic and quality control.
  • Collaborate with Sourcing to define and establish engagement models and implement mass production solutions aligned with product strategy.
  • Develop Optical and Mechanical technologies (including emerging technologies) and awareness of intellectual property and licensing boundaries in relation to FBT owned technologies.
  • Deliver complex multi-faceted projects that contribute to key technical and strategic decisions which help the team meet objectives in our technology development roadmap.
  • Define and implement business processes and tools within an organization.
  • Work with regulatory requirements and compliance across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Problem-solve to address multi-part problems with high levels of uncertainty across multiple groups and companies.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Optical Science, or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in product development and technology transfer in a consumer electronics or related field.
  • Experience in design, assembly and automation, testing and deployment of test plus metrology tools.
  • Experience in developing hardware test solutions for automated data capture and data processing.
  • Experience in optical manufacturing, displays components and or camera assembly.
  • Experience with implementing new manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with in-line and off-line Quality Control processes.
  • Experience with building and implementing tools to manage sensitive customer data.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Optical Sciences, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.
  • 7+ years of experience in process transfer and new product development.
  • 7+ years of experience in testing and metrology.
  • 1+ years of experience with optical design, optical manufacturing, tolerancing and quality control.
  • Familiarity with FDA requirements and privacies rule across multiple jurisdictions.
  • MBA or equivalent business experience.
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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