We are a world leader in high precision optical manufacturing, delivering custom optics to a wide range of innovators around the globe. Meeting these goals demands the right people. Teamwork, adaptability, and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving are central to the Optimax culture. But what unites all our employees best is a hunger to continuously learn. We strive to find driven individuals who are committed to lifelong learning; who will continue to add value in their work throughout long and successful careers.
WHAT INTERESTED YOU IN JOINING THE PROGRAM?
The opportunity to continually gain new skills and the guarantee of wage reviews every six months.
WHAT DOES AN AVERAGE DAY AT OPTIMAX LOOK LIKE FOR YOU?
Constantly discussing and having hands-on opportunities for all the skills I'm acquiring. I learn something new every day and meet great people along the way.
WHAT KIND OF ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE SOMEONE THINKING ABOUT APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM?
Make sure you are at a point financially, physically and emotionally where you can dedicate the next three years of your life to your job and schooling. It's a lot to take in.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AS AN APPRENTICE AT OPTIMAX?
To constantly have hands-on learning, to make a livable wage, and to further my education at no monetary cost to myself.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THE POM APPRENTICE PROGRAM?
The fact that I learn something new every day. It allows me to go home feeling accomplished and fulfilled.
IN ONE WORD, WHAT DOES OPTICS MANUFACTURING MEAN TO YOU?