Optics | Zurich, Switzerland

Optical CNC Technician

WayRay is a Swiss-based deep-tech startup on a mission to create a future where any transparent surface is a window into virtual worlds. Right now, we’re seeking bright minds to join our team of talented professionals and bring our vision to life. Our strength lies in our diversity. We’re always combining approaches, applying knowledge from different fields, and pushing the envelope.

We are looking for several Optical CNC Technicians actively expanding our team of optical specialists. In this role, your key responsibility will be working on optical CNC machines.


  • 3+ years on-hands experience in optical manufacturing
  • Experience in mechanical CAD software (preferably – Autodesk Inventor or Fusion360)
  • Knowledge of ISO 10110
  • Fluent German and English

Would be an advantage

  • Experience working with Satisloh grinding/polishing machines
  • Experience in classical optical manufacturing technologies (pitch polishing, non-interferometric methods of measurement)
  • Experience with optical coating deposition technologies
  • Zemax knowledge
  • Optical coating design
  • On-hands experience in astronomy & manufacturing of amateur telescopes

And do not hesitate to apply if you are

  • You are passionate about technology and innovation
  • You a reliable, trustworthy, and supportive team player
  • You are an advocate of the most advanced tools in your area
  • Comfortable with changes


  • Setting up and operating complex CNC-controlled Satisloh optical grinding & polishing machines in a cleanroom
  • Clamping and unclamping of the glass parts using UV glue, epoxy, and vacuum methods
  • Monitoring of the processing process, carrying out the quality checks and post-processing
  • Measurement of the manufactured parts on point-probe machines & interferometer, lens form correction
  • Polishing quality measurement on a microscope
  • Maintenance of the optical CNC machine

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work in a game-changing company alongside the best professionals from all over the world.
  • Transparency and openness at all levels
  • Immersion in the Deep Tech culture where we give birth to real innovations
  • Benefits package including educational opportunities and stock option plan for all positions and grades
  • Competitive salary and bonus for outstanding results
  • Yearly big party and regular corporate events
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