Meta AR/VR Job | Strategic Sourcing Technical Lead-Optics

Job(岗位): Strategic Sourcing Technical Lead-Optics

Type(岗位类型): Engineering

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, WA

Date(发布日期): 2022-7-6


Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.

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Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Optical Sciences, Nanoscience, Physics, Electronic Engineering, or related field, and 24 months of experience in the job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Experience must include 24 months of experience in the following:

Designing or manufacturing experience in optics, thin films, coating, or metrology field

Introducing multiple new optics related technologies into the MP

Driving cross functional projects

Familiar with optical device design, development, or prototyping

Experience with optical device characterization and optimizations

Experience and knowledge of optical requirement definition, characterization, and performance optimization

Experience thinking strategically to support ideology with facts and data

Experience articulating points of view with executive management but execute plans when directed


Help oversee optical product development and manufacturing of Facebook Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) and Portal hardware products

Influence product definitions, designs, and specifications for our organization, and manufacturing of our AR/VR and Portal hardware

Determine and spend of optical raw materials, to the individual components on a board, to the final consumer end product

Drive technical innovation, high quality standards and cost-savings via a customized supply chain

Apply engineering and manufacturing experience in optics, thin films, coating, and metrology field to drive new hardware products

Introduce multiple new optics related technologies into the MP

Responsible for optical device design, development, prototyping of hardware

Drive optical device characterization and optimizations

Support and influence the HWD engineering team in new technology scoping effort with potential optical/materials/equipment partners

In conjunction with sourcing managers and Devices HWD engineering team, support and influence new technology exploration, create Technology Roadmap to align with Product Roadmaps, and secure cross-functional alignment accordingly

Find and evaluate new optical technology and materials that enables MP scalability with most optimum Total Cost of Ownership

Responsible for optical requirement definition, characterization, and performance optimization

Assess and assist in formulating capex and unit cost modeling for emerging technologies

Own Supplier Plan of Record (SPOR) and ensure alignment with cross-functional stakeholders

Assist Sourcing Managers with identifying industrial partners for high volume manufacturing of new optical technologies (materials, process, equipment, suppliers, testers, etc.)

Assess vendor capabilities to take on new, disruptive, technologies and manufacturing processes

Perform a deep dive on manufacturing processes to understand process capability and analyze implications to performance KPI, yields, UPH, capex impact

Use lean manufacturing principles to reduce waste and cost from manufacturing operation at vendor site and perform Value Engineering (second source qualification, alternate materials/process evaluation/qualification, and other cost reduction initiative at the material/manufacturing level)

In conjunction with cross-functional stakeholders, support and influence technology transfer to scalable manufacturing partners from R&D/development/prototype lines