• West Henrietta, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD, 401(k), Paid Time Off

Join one of Rochester's most exciting places to work, Vuzix, voted one of Newsweek's national 2021 Most Loved Workplaces.

Company Overview:

Welcome to Vuzix. We are a company that values our work ethic as much as we value the people that work here. We want all candidates, from entry level to company leadership, to feel like their place in the company is important, because our employees are all an integral part of what we are.

Our hiring process focuses on the personalities as well as the talents of individuals to keep our workplace inclusive and welcoming to all. We want to build up teams that are collaborative and fluid, and we believe that the qualities that you can bring to the table greatly impact this flow. If you are ready to be part of a team that is changing the way the world views their work processes, apply today.


We value you as an important part of our team. At Vuzix, you will work in a positive environment that values your work and personality that you bring to the table.


Achievements are recognized, appreciated, and rewarded at Vuzix. There are many opportunities for promotion and recognition so you can see the contributions you are making at Vuzix.


We recognize the important of your life at work and your life at home. While we expect a quality work product, we also appreciate the time you need to live life as well.

The Opportunity:

As the company continues to grow and expand manufacturing in Rochester, we are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer. You will have the opportunity to bring your skills in manual and assisted automated assembly to an energetic and growing team, working on state of the art products. Our markets served are enterprise and warehousing, medical/remote telemedicine and numerous new applications. Our product line is established, respected in the industry as the standard, and our new product portfolio is constantly growing. The opportunities are boundless!

You will be responsible for manufacturing processes, support the direct supply chain issues from receipt of goods through the manufacturing and assembly process to outgoing shipments. You will troubleshoot and diagnoses assembly processes and reduces total defects through the analysis of data and corrective actions.

Specialized Skills:

Manufacturing Processes: Knowledge of standard manufacturing techniques such as fastening, adhesives, hand operations and tools and functional testing. Extensive experience designing manufacturing processes to assemble a bill of materials into a final product.

Lean Manufacturing: Understanding of methods for waste minimization within a manufacturing system and addressing productivity.

Automation: Knowledge and experience in utilizing automation such as robotics and dispensing systems, PLC and Vision Systems as utilized for aiding productivity in manufacturing are strong supporting skills.

Computer Aided Manufacturing: Use of techniques such as additive manufacturing/3D printing to create fixtures and assembly aids. Preferred experience with SolidWorks and PDM.

Quality Management: Knowledge of Six Sigma analysis and methods for process improvement and control.

ERP Systems: Basic knowledge of the requirements of an ERP system for product specifications and bills of materials and routings.

Work Instructions: Experience in developing, validating and perfecting assembly work instructions in a clear and presentable configuration.

Estimating: Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

Basic Skills:

Problem Solving: Experienced using creative and structured problem-solving techniques to identify and validate solutions to presented engineering and production problems.

Teamwork Skills: Able to work within a cohesive, multi-disciplinary, cross-functional team as needed to resolve problems.

Communication Skills: Able to present ideas and concepts to team members and management and document results.

Computer Skills: Standard computer productivity suite skills. Experience preferred in project management, statistical and specialized manufacturing software.

Education and Experience:

Minimum bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, with experience in additional disciplines such as electrical/electronic, computer/data acquisition preferred.

Preferred 5 to 10 years' experience in new product introduction and sustaining engineering.


All Vuzix personnel are required to have received an approved COVID-19 vaccine, subject to certain medical and religious accommodations.

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