Manufacturing Technician
Westboro Photonics
Ottawa, ON

Westboro Photonics is a leading provider of display and light measurement metrology equipment. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Westboro Photonics designs, engineers and manufactures instrumentation to measure and characterize light emission, reflection and transmission. Our specialized equipment is used throughout the world in many industries including automotive, avionics, lighting and displays.

Manufacturing Technician

Position Overview:
Westboro Photonics needs an enthusiastic, hands-on, multi-tasking individual to join our team, The Manufacturing Technician will be responsible for but not limited to the assembly, calibration, assembly support, and packaging of Westboro Photonics products. Great visual acuity, hand-eye coordination is a MUST for precision assembly. Critical and clever thinking is essential to help set-up quick tests and procedures. This position will help build technical experience and opportunities for career growth.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • precision assembly of specialty products
  • documentation (calibration reports, tables of analysis and results, Excel files)
  • adherence to written and verbally conveyed assembly procedures
  • working with small tools, electromechanical components
  • understanding and verification/confirmation of the Bill of Materials (BOM) on work orders
  • work well independently and in a team environment
  • maintain a clean and organized workspace

Skills and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Technical Education: College Diploma - Electronic Engineering Technician
  • excellent communication skills in English (written & oral)
  • experience in optical design, assembly and or laboratory testing environment
  • knowledge of photometric or optical systems and measurement techniques
  • problem solving/critical judgement
  • work well with time-sensitive operations
  • excellent eye vision and hand eye coordination
  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • professional work ethic

Contract Term 3 - 6 months: Potential for full time employment

Availability: Immediate

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $20.00 to $28.00 /hour


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)