Sydor Optics Inc.
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Benefits Package Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, Paid Holidays, 401(K) with Employer Match, Paid Birthday Off!

Sydor Optics, Inc. is a Rochester based manufacturing company fabricating flat-surfaced, precision optics for over 50 years.  Our manufacturing facility is located in Chili, NY just west of the Rochester International Airport. Sydor offers a competitive salary.    Please view our company video for more information about Sydor Optics at

Sydor Optics is seeking an individual to fill a Quality Engineer position reporting directly to the Manager, Quality & Operational Excellence.  

A successful candidate for this position will inspire confidence in our employees and customers, be highly organized, maintain detailed records, work effectively and positively as a leader and collaborator with internal resources and have a high level of commitment and energy. Additionally, the candidate will be a high achiever, career and growth minded, understand business development and be professional.

Essential Functions

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maximizing the effectiveness of Quality.
  • Providing the development of quality and inspection planning, monitoring of the manufacturing process. performance, establishment of appropriate quality metrics, and the development of inspection data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Providing leadership to achieve operational excellence through the processes of inspection planning, in process and final inspection surveillance, analysis of data, corrective action and continual improvement.
  • Maintaining and controlling Quality documentation.
  • Facilitate corrective and preventive actions.
  • Add value to the manufacturing process.
  • Identify cost reduction and continuous improvement opportunities as they relate to the function.
  • Interacts regularly with engineering, manufacturing, and service functions to establish quality standards for raw materials, work in process, and finished products.
  • Facilitates and coordinates resolution of technical problems with manufacturing, engineering and sales personne.l
  • Provide investigative support for customer complaints.
  • Conduct technical conversations with customers and suppliers regarding quality issues.
  • Responsible for the release of Inspection Reports and related documentation that must meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Prepares quality system manuals and procedures to comply with regulatory standards.
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned.


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Project management skills
  • Strong supervisory leadership with the ability to develop a strong team
  • Strong analytic and data collection skills
  • Capable of developing and implementing quality methods and procedures
  • Solid understanding and capability of using & implementing lean & six sigma methodologies
  • Capable of establishing and implementing processes and metrics that effectively measure and improve business performance
  • Ability to read drawings, specifications, quality plans
  • Capable of meeting assigned deadlines
  • Strong problem resolution skills, along with customer service and team orientation skills
  • Capable of preparing and presenting reports to management and customers
  • Understands business development
  • Able to develop and deliver training on quality processes and procedures
  • Ability to interface with customers in a professional manner

Required Education/Skills/Experience

  • B.S. in Engineering, Engineering Technology, preferably in Optical, Mechanical, or Manufacturing with 3 years' experience in a quality related role
  • Associates Degree with 5 years' experience in a quality related role
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer with 3 years' experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt with 3 years' experience.

Sydor Optics, Inc. is EOE/M/F/D/V.

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