Facebook Optical Process Engineer in Menlo Park, California


The Oculus team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through excellent VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more. Oculus is committed to driving the state-of-the-art forward through relentless innovation. VR’s potential to change the world is immense—and we are just getting started.

Oculus is looking for an experienced and self-motivated Optical Process Engineer to join the Hardware Product Development team. The successful candidate will lead the development of manufacturing processes for the mass production of complex optical systems within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Required Skills:

  1. Development support during product design phase to provide input dealing with manufacturability needs (DFM/DFA) for optics and related components.

  2. Define, develop and deploy new manufacturing technology (e.g., optical assembly, active alignment, adhesives, and lamination).

  3. Analyze manufacturability of the prototype designs and refine as necessary, operating as a member of product development team.

  4. Develop and evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, materials, tooling, fabrication, and assembly.

  5. Confer with equipment vendors and solicit feedback from operators.

  6. Investigate and assist in resolving manufacturing concerns relating to production, quality and product design.

  7. Assist with design changes.

  8. Willingness and ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering or related field with 5+ years industry experience or equivalent experience

  2. Hands-on or academic experience in the focus areas listed below:

  3. Injection mold tool design

  4. Injection molding processes (of optical materials)

  5. Injection mold part qualification process

  6. Development of new processes for optical applications

  7. Camera module integration

  8. Display lamination process

  9. Knowledge of plastic materials, especially optical grades

  10. Experience communicating technical concepts

  11. Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Proven track record of developing technologies and successful transition into high-volume consumer products.

  2. Knowledge of statistical quality control and process capability analysis.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.