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Fiber Optics Processor


Charlton, MA, US, 01507

Company:  KARL STORZ Endovision, Inc.
Pay Range: 
ID #:  2431

Role Overview


The purpose of this position is to process quality fiber optic bundles and imaging systems while adhering to prescribed standards.


Hours:  Monday - Thursday 5am-3:30pm (4 day work week)


Key Responsibilities (Other duties consistent with the general nature and focus of the position and/or the goals and objectives of the department may be assigned.)


  • The specific duties of this position include but are not limited to: loading image bundles into glass tubes for grinding and polishing (hot air gun operation), operating a small cut-off saw, inspecting image bundles under a microscope and on a TV monitor and etching.
  • In compliance with established procedures, the position requires the completion of all tracking, inventory, processing, and safety documentation. 
  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine processing tasks. This position requires the acquisition of secondary skills over time in order to provide manufacturing schedule and capacity flexibility. 
  • Quantity of units produced should correspond to the time standards
  • Load/unload ovens.
  • Responsible for following prescribed processing techniques and within assigned time standards to produce quality imagers while meeting productivity guidelines.
  • May perform one or more of the following:  Rigid Inspection, Root dye, waxing, ferruling, loading of tubes, cut/verify
  • Actively participate in company sponsored training programs.
  • Ability to cross train in other value stream processes as needed.
  • Aware of practices and processes utilizing current management tools.


Key Requirements


  • High school diploma, or equivalent experience.
  • 0-1 years of experience processing miniature precision medical products and machinery. Ability to operate simple to moderately complicated machinery.
  • General knowledge of math and ability to apply that knowledge to the basic reading of blueprints and the use of basic measuring tools such as rules, micrometers and verniers.
  • Ability to read, understand and apply the information contained in written procedures and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs).
  • Because this position involves some amount of inventory tracking and control of large and diverse amounts of material, some organizational skills are essential. 
  • Ability to meet takt time and quality standards.
  • Must have the ability to work with adhesives, solvents, microscopes, small hand and power tools, measurement devices and other related tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to work well with coworkers.
  • Computer literacy and experience with common applications.
  • Prior clean room experience desired.




Your Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state-of-the-art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*
  • 3 weeks vacation, 11 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • Up to 8 weeks of 100% paid company parental leave**
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee’s first 6% contribution (up to IRS limits)
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • We prepay your tuition up to $5,250 per year!  - Tuition pre-imbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement of up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!

*Field sales, internships, and part-time employees are not eligible except where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in the KARL STORZ benefits program.
**To include, maternal/paternal leave, adoption, and fostering of a child.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employees must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

KARL STORZ is committed to maintaining a safe work environment for our employees and customers. Most field-based roles at KARL STORZ require hospital credentialing/health screens as a condition of employment. Credentialing can include required vaccinations, health screens & other requirements as outlined by our customers. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how credentialing/health screens may impact the role you are seeking and if you require any reasonable accommodations regarding these requirements.

The pay range and/or hourly pay rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job posting and may be modified in the future. When determining a specific team member’s base salary and/or hourly pay rate, several factors will be considered including such things as location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, professional credentials, internal equity, and the amount budgeted for the role.

KARL STORZ is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills and unique experiences. To achieve this goal, we are committed to diverse voices, and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. KARL STORZ is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. Should you need assistance or accommodation please email us at

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