Ondax is actively seeking bright, motivated and dynamic candidates to meet the demands of our rapidly growing business. We offer competitive compensation, benefits,and a great work environment, with opportunities for both professional challenge and advancement in a growing business.  Ph.Ds, Masters or Bachelors with relevant experience and education in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Physics are highly encouraged to submit their resume to our Human Resources department.


Following are current open opportunities, based in our facility in Monrovia, CA, near Pasadena in the Los Angeles area.

Optical Process/Mfg. Engineer


Responsible for supporting process development, improvement, and documentation for Volume Holographic Grating, Wavelength Stabilized Lasers, and Raman Spectroscopy Instruments manufacturing and test operations.  Activities include assembly and test methods and equipment development/documentation, product cost modeling, BOM development/maintenance, process/product change control, manufacturing documentation, vendor selection/qualification, and inventory control.  Provides support to product development and operations management/staff in daily production, and other engineering technical staff for process development, implementation and maintenance of capital equipment for new and existing products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing process development, documentation, improvement, and verification
  • Development/implementation of assembly and test equipment and procedures
  • Support of capital equipment deployment, maintenance, and improvement
  • Coordination with vendors and key suppliers to drive quality and pricing improvements
  • Support of inventory management and reporting
  • Development and updating of manufacturing cost models
  • Support of product development, production and manufacturing engineering personnel
  • Project/program management duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

BS/MS Engineering, Optics, or Physics, with 5-10 years experience in an optics manufacturing environment.  Strong working knowledge of optical manufacturing processes, equipment, and materials required.  Familiarity with process development/measurement/change control methodologies, standard and custom product costing, and MRP systems a must.  Working knowledge of lasers, diffractive optics, holography, and other photonics/optics technologies a plus.

About Ondax

Ondax, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial Volume Holographic Grating (VHG) filters, wavelength-stabilized laser sources, and THz-Raman® spectroscopy systems for security, industrial, defense, medical, instrumentation and scientific applications.  VHGs are specialized optical filters that provide wavelength stabilization, spectral and temporal control for lasers and laser-based systems, and enhance the optical performance and resolution of spectroscopy systems.  Our products enable our customers to make their lasers and optical systems, smaller, more portable, more efficient, less expensive and more environmentally stable and robust.

For more information on specific job opportunities, please send your resume as an attachment to: Human Resources