Job description

Our customers have choices; so, we’re honored when they select Applied Image. Our dedication to quality has allowed us to become a leader in our industry. We’re seeking a Photolithography Technician to build upon this reputation with an unwavering commitment to precision. The ideal candidate is an organized, meticulous professional who can support our drive to safeguard the quality of our products and foster a “quality culture.”

The Photolithography Technician will create and produce all standard and custom products assigned to the Macro department (Image and Barcode product lines). The person in this role will be entrusted to use and maintain equipment within the department in a state of production readiness to meet customer image quality and delivery requirements.

Our customers expect the best from Applied Image; if you like delivering your best to delight customers, this job is for you!

Essential Functions

  • Review Work Orders to understand job requirements. Your first step in supporting customer satisfaction for the job.
  • Develop, document, and follow standard operating procedures and work instructions for production operations as needed or directed by the Macro Production Manager.
  • Read and understand manufacturing drawings, specs, and tolerances. Be familiar with geometric tolerancing.
  • Maintain and operate all production equipment within the department.
  • Be familiar with materials and chemistries used in the department.
  • Must understand and comply with the quality objectives of the department and company; our reputation depends on it.
  • Implement and enforce quality control, tracking, process improvement, and corrective action procedures to meet quality and business objectives.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures.


  • Must love learning new things and lifelong skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and meticulous
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must maintain a clean, neat working environment
  • Ethical conduct as per Applied Image company guidelines
  • Well organized and productive
  • Use of Microsoft Office products

Supervisory Responsibility
Not required.

Work Environment
We have a team-oriented workplace. We strive to be a place where all people can engage, belong, and grow.

This job operates in a dark room, lab setting for the imaging requirements of the position, and a white light lab setting for inspection and job review. You will routinely use lab chemicals, measuring devices, and imaging systems as needed in this role.

Physical Demands
General lab working environment using computers, phones, printers, etc. Some general light lifting may be required. General use of stairs will be expected.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during manufacturing hours (7:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m.).

Not required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma, GED.
  • No experience is necessary but microscope or measurement experience is a plus
  • Good computer and technical experience is essential

Preferred Education and Experience

  • AAS degree or some college experience in a technical environment
  • Strong Analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Basic understanding of Photography and photometrics is a plus.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None for this position.

Work location

  • One location

Job details


Commensurate with experience and industry standards.

Job type

  • Full-time


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Other
  • Work Authorization/Security Clearance
    Authorized to work in the USA.

AAP/EEO Statement
Applied Image is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. It affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applied Image conforms to the spirit and the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the company will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.

Other Duties
This job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all the employee’s activities, duties, or responsibilities for this job. The duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice as directed by the VP of Operations or the President of the company.