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R&D Operations

Optical Tooling Technician 2

  • Job Title Optical Tooling Technician 2
  • Function R&D Operations
  • Sub Function Laboratory Operations
  • Category Senior Technician, Laboratory Operations (S2)
  • Location Jacksonville, Florida, United States
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406192359W
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Johnson & Johnson is currently seeking an Optical Tooling Technician 2 to join our Vision Care team located in Jacksonville, FL.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily operation of CNC lathe equipment for insert production
  • Conducting insert inspections and measurements for quality acceptance
  • Partnering with scientific and engineering disciplines in the development of new insert designs
  • Participates in solving problems and resolving equipment, systems, and process problems to prevent the occurrence of insert non-conformities
  • Departmental administrative and safety functions as advised by supervisor
  • Adheres to environmental policy, procedures, and supports department environmental objectives. Engages in Credo-based decision-making
  • Periodic maintenance of lathe equipment
  • Supports installation or modification of equipment
  • Supports process and equipment troubleshooting
  • Documentation and administrative duties
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management



  • High School diploma or equivalent experience is required

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum of 2 years with hands-on CNC machining required
  • Working knowledge of CNC machine G&M code programming is required
  • Able to complete set-up and operation of ultra-precision Diamond Turning Machines is required
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics is required
  • Strong digital literacy, experience with Microsoft Office is required
  • Experience with interferometers, optical and mechanical metrology equipment is required
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting radius, irregularity and surface requirements is required
  • Experience working to fine tolerances is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to prioritize and balance projects and tasks is required
  • Good interpersonal skills are required
  • The ability to work in an empowered work team environment is required


  • General understanding of 3D modeling (SolidWorks)
  • General understanding of fixturing design
  • General understanding of machining best practices
  • Experience working in a medical device manufacturing facility


  • Travel: Yes, up to 10 % of the Time

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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