Fabrication Technician

Date:  Jan 15, 2023
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48645

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description

Create high precision optics using glass fabrication machinery. Experienced with set up, operation and making program changes of CNC equipment. Fabricate, grind and/or polish precision optics using a variety of equipment. Must be able to verify accuracy of finished product, as well as support process and product development.  Focused on fabricating high quality products and quickly meeting customer’s needs.

Job Qualifications

Job Qualifications

  •  Skilled running glass or ceramic machining equipment
  • Skilled with optical metrology equipment
  • Inspecting parts using auto autocollimators and interferometers
  • Skilled to visually inspect parts for defects
  • Able to run glass fabrication machinery
  • Optics handling skills to prevent scratches and defects
  • Good communications skills
  • Able to work on swing shift
  • Able to work standing in machine tool environment
  • Preferred to have basic computer data entry skills
  • Works well on teams
  • Willingness to work in multiple areas of concentration ranging from CNC machine operation to delicate hand polishing.
  • Knowledgeable regarding at least 2 of the following operations/machines:

Optics Protection

Scratch-Dig Surface Inspection

Hand Figure Correction


Edge Polishing


Flat Blocking

Deterministic Polishing

Spindle Grinding and Polishing

Optical CNCs

Master Cam Software

Vericut Software


May be required to:
•    Stand long periods of time (1-2 hours)
•    Work with chemicals and solvents
•    Work in a noisy environment requiring PPE

Job Function












Full Time (F)


Travel Required:





Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


California Pay Range: $55490-$92480

Based on experience, education and skills, most offers will be between the minimum and the midpoint of the Salary Range listed above.
Note: For other locations, pay ranges will vary by region


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Clara

Job ID : 48645 

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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