Prime Photonics has an immediate opening for a production associate in our Blacksburg, VA facility. The production associate supports production of fiber optic sensor and system products and also works with engineering staff in designing, building and testing of new prototypes. Work areas include:

  • Production and testing of fiber optic assemblies
  • Fabrication and assembly of mechanical and electrical subassemblies
  • Assisting with maintenance of production labs and equipment
  • Materials and prototype testing
  • Assisting with continual improvement activities

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with fiber optics
  • Experience with machining
  • Knowledge of Quality Management System
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing processes

The ideal candidate enjoys learning new tasks, collaborating within teams and likes working with their hands. We are willing to train the right candidate. Experience in an assembly environment and/or with small machine shop tools is a significant plus. Two or more years of experience and/or an AS degree is desired.

Prime Photonics is an EEOC employer. Due to US Government contracting requirements, US citizenship is required for this position. Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401K, FSA/HSA, LT Disability. Please send applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..