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Stellarvue

Employment

(Before applying for these jobs, please read descriptions in their entirety.)

If you are a motivated individual who is willing to learn new skills and work hard in a challenging, fast-paced environment, then you are the kind of person we are looking for. 

Located in Auburn, California, Stellarvue is one of only a three high-end refractor telescope manufacturers in the USA. We are a small company with a friendly and highly motivated staff. We have been in business for 20 years and we are growing. Sales have increased steadily. Two positions are currently being sought:

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POSITION #1.

Assembly Technician Trainee:

We are in immediate need of a positive, self-motivated, hard-working and dedicated person to assemble  optical and mechanical parts (training provided by Stellarvue).

Applicants must have the ability to lift 20 lbs and do repetitive work on their feet. Chance for promotion after three months.

Benefits including health, dental and vision available to Stellarvue employees after a 90-day period. At the beginning of each year all non-probationary employees are allowed to participate in Stellarvue's Simple IRA plan. Stellarvue matches the employees 3% contribution.  

The Assembly Technician for Stellarvue reports to the Stellarvue Office address and works full-time. Work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5PM. This position reports to the Production Manager.  In the absence of the Production Manager, the position reports to the Admin Officer or President.

This position will be trained to complete each task. Once trained, the Assembly Technician will:  

  • Assemble mechanical and optical parts for inventory from numerous components
  • Maintain the parts assembly book, documenting any changes to component parts or procedures. 
  • Ensure all components and tools are stored properly. 
  • Arrange for parts to be treated and or painted as needed. 
  • Package, box, and label products. 

 

Finished products will be placed in inventory and the inventory will be updated according to the needs of the company.   

The Assembly Technician is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of a safe, organized and clean work environment, complying with all requirements and policies, and efficiently preparing and assembling inventory items.  This position has a salary range of $10 - $16 hr based on experience, skill and demonstrated proficiency in meeting all requirements of the job.

This position requires good mechanical skills, ability to assemble a large number of parts accurately; the ability to test each part for proper fit and function and capability of screening each product for proper cosmetic appearance. 

Stellarvue employees participate in a random drug testing program in order to maintain a drug-free workforce.  

To apply send your resume to vic@stellarvue.com. 

A. Title your email: Assembly Trainee.
B. Let us know why you want to work at Stellarvue and why you think you would be the best candidate for the job.

We will screen all received resumes. Those passing the initial screening will will be asked to complete a form with specific questions. We will set up interviews with those who appear to have the best qualifications. Our hiring process is detailed but we are looking to hire an individual soon. Do not delay if you are interested in this position. 

 

POSITION #2Optical Technician

display-lens-grinding.jpgOur parent company, Auburn Precision Optics is in immediate need of a very positive, self-motivated, hard-working and dedicated individual with at least five years of optical shop experience.

The Optical Technician will:

1. operate grinding and polishing spindles and continuous polishing machines;

2. perform optical tests using test plates, spherometers and inferometers.

 

Experience in performing QC inspection is also required.  Experience using other machinery including metal lathes, milling machines and cnc equipment is desirable. Programming experience is desired but not mandatory. 

Depending on experience, the optical technician may work as a trainee for up to 90 days to bring skills up the the level required. Benefits including health, dental and vision are available to employees after 90 days. At the beginning of each year all non-probationary employees are allowed to participate in Stellarvue's Simple IRA plan. Stellarvue matches the employees 3% contribution.  

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To apply send your resume to vic@stellarvue.com. 

 A. Title your email: Optical technician
 B. Let us know why you want to work at Auburn Precision Optics and Stellarvue and why you think you would be the best candidate for the job.

We will screen all received resumes. Those passing the initial screening will will be asked to complete a form with specific questions. We will set up interviews with those who appear to have the best qualifications. Our hiring process is detailed but we are looking to hire an individual soon. Do not delay if you are interested in this position.