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Job Title:  Senior Coating Engineer


Middlefield, CT, US, 06455

Business Unit:  Zygo
Posting Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Job Description: 

We are seeking a senior Sr. Coating Engineer to join our team in Middlefield, CT.


You will be responsible to:

Essential functions: Design

o Strong background in thin film design, theory, and materials properties as relate to optical coating.

o Well-versed with fundamentals of thin film coating design including software. Examples include but not limited to Essential Macleod, OptiLayer, TFCalc, FilmStar. Process development:

o Develop processes for thin film coatings; that is convert coating design into products.

o Develop methods and recipes for new materials and improve on existing coating materials.

o Improve on existing and develop new methods of substrate cleaning and preparation

o Utilize inhouse and external metrology tools for materials characterization and failure analysis

o Hands on experience with operation and maintenance of vacuum deposition systems. Examples include but not limited to e-beam (preferred), magnetron sputtering, ion beam sputtering.


• Develop standard operating procedures outlining detailed work instructions and procedures

• Train and communicate with coating staff to meet BU targets

• Provide support to operations to meet revenue targets

• Work with marketing and sales to provide timely information.

• Expected to travel to Zygo site in CA to support coating operations (upto 20% of time).

• Desirable to have project management skills (not mandatory)

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

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