Lens Machinist - Woodland Hills, CA

Operate standard tooling   machinery and assemble precision lenses.  

Key Responsibilities:

•    Machine parts for lenses per blue print.
•    Assemble lenses to Panavision specifications and standards.
•    Design and build tooling   fixtures needed to manufacture lens parts.
•    Modify existing parts using   conventional machinery.
•    Troubleshoot   with Optical department.
•    Clean machine daily.

Skills/Experience Required:

•    Overall   understanding   of optical process.
•    Knowledge   of optical testing and measuring equipment.
•    Extensive   knowledge   of   operating machinery and tools   required for manufacturing.
•     Knowledge   of   materials   used   in lens   manufacturing.
•    Understanding  of  health  and  safety  requirements  relating  to  machinery  operations.
•    Good communications skills.
•    Good organizational skills.
•    Ability to read and understand complicated mechanical and optical designs.
•    Ability to remain flexible towards changes in scheduled duties daily.
•    Ability to work on own initiative without constant supervision.
•    Ability to work to close tolerances.
•    Ability to  meet  strict  deadlines  and  build  lenses  in  a timely  manner.  

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

This job operates in a manufacturing environment.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms.  The employee may also be required to lift product or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Prompt and regular attendance is required, employees are expected to begin work at the start of their scheduled shift and to complete their assigned work shift according to the responsibilities of their position.

This position works standard business hours, but may require long hours and some weekend work.


Some out-of-state/country and overnight travel may be expected. 

Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Please submit resume in PDF format to Careers@Panavision.com

Please no calls or drop offs.