WayRay is a Swiss-based deep-tech startup on a mission to create a future where any transparent surface is a window into virtual worlds. We have strong roots in R&D, value curiosity, experimentation, and are always trying to think out of the box. 
Our team members are passionate about deep tech and love taking on new challenges. We like to go where no one has gone before, pushing the boundaries, and seeking new approaches. 
For expanding our R&D team of optical specialists in Zürich Seebach, we are looking for several experienced Precision OpticsTechnicians (Feinwerkoptiker/in).
About the role
  • Manufacturing of precision lenses (aspheres, freeform) on modern CNC machinery (cementing, grinding, lapping, polishing, centering, etc.)
  • Metrology of precision optics (tactile, interferometric, etc.)
  • Process development
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Participation in the organization of the workshop (orders, storage, etc.)
  • R&D work environment: Prototype and small series production. No high-volume mass manufacturing
  • Part time work is possible
Profile of qualifications
  • Completed professional education in the field of precision optics (Feinwerkoptiker/in EFZ) or several years of related experience in the precision optics industry
  • Hands-on experience with grinding and polishing of spherical optics using CNC (preferably Satisloh)
  • Hands-on experience with characterization tools, e.g. profilometers, interferometers
  • Knowledge of ISO 10110
  • Fluent in English (level B1)
Following experience would be a plus
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience
  • Experience with manufacturing of aspherical or freeform optics
  • Experience with plastic optics
  • Knowledge of CAD design (preferably Autodesk Inventor)
  • Experience with optical coating deposition technologies
  • Fluency in German
As a person
  • You work independently and are committed to a highly precise way of working
  • You are reliable, responsible and a real team player
  • You are highly flexible and comfortable with changing priorities
  • You are passionate about technology and the latest innovations in your field
What we offer
  • A R&D environment that offers varied tasks and challenges and supports to acton your own initiative
  • Opportunities to learn new techniques and processes
  • Modern, state-of-the art machine park
  • Start-up culture with flat hierarchies
  • Opportunity to work in a game-changing company alongside the best professionals from allover the world
  • Competitive salary and bonus for outstanding results
  • Benefits package including educational opportunities and stock option plan for all positions and grades
  • Yearly big party and regular corporate events

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