Physical-technical assistent ­for process and machine development for the characterization of micro­-optical components (m/f/d)

FULL TIME, IN JENA Partly mobile working is possible depending on circumstances of upcoming tasks

We, the FabuLens GmbH, are a subsidiary of the Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovations (SPRIND). SPRIND aims to create new disruptive innovations in Germany. This particularly means products, services, and systems that noticeably and sustainably improve all our lives. To achieve this, SPRIND brings together innovative thinkers from science and business, people with outstanding ideas, special expertise, and passion.
FabuLens aims to revolutionize the high-volume production of small polymer lenses, for example for smartphone camera modules, combining the advantages of optical precision injection molding and so-called wafer-level optics (WLO), which is inspired by semiconductor production. The goal is to enable profitable production in Germany, while at the same time reducing energy and resource consumption and the associated reduction in CO2 emissions.

By joining FabuLens, your tasks will be

  • Commissioning, testing and pilot-scale use of novel facilities and equipment for highly automated characterization of miniaturized polymer optical components for high-volume markets
  • Planning and execution of experiments and test series for the characterization of micro-optical polymer components using replication methods
  • Preparation, evaluation and interpretation of comprehensive test results

How you convince us:

  • Completed training as a PTA, precision optician or equivalent.
  • Ideally experience in the planning and execution of experiments and test series as well as in the preparation, evaluation and interpretation of comprehensive test results
  • Familiarity with optical, electrical, mechanical, and software aspects of device and equipment development or use ideally for optical components
  • Ideally, background in wafer-level optics, optical injection molding, packaging, coating, electronics, or working under clean room conditions
  • Open and result-oriented way of working in an interdisciplinary team

We offer:

  • A dynamic and future-oriented company at the interface between science and application in a highly innovative area of activity in the optical industry
  • A highly motivated, interdisciplinary team in a deep tech environment
  • Attractive flextime arrangement
  • Various opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Active participation in building an innovative company with high growth potential
  • High level of personal responsibility and flat hierarchies
  • Compensation is based on experience and your particular responsibilities in this position

The aim is to fill the position on a temporary basis until the end of the FabuLens GmbH project period (03/2028). Additional employment at the Innovator-GmbH, mcd - modern camera designs GmbH, Jena, is planned.

Would you like to develop the technology for the future of producing small high-end imaging optics?

If you’re interested in this job Sina Waitz looks forward to receiving your application using reference number 13 at

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