Current Job Openings

Director of Engineering / Research & Development

Company Information

National Optronics leads the industry's lens processing equipment area with its innovative machinery, which is designed primarily around our patented dry-cutting technology. All of our machinery is reliable and efficient, in addition to being extremely user-friendly.



The Mission of Optronics is to manufacture quality machinery which is used to process plastic lenses in both the surfacing and finishing areas of an optical laboratory. Our machinery will be based for the most part on our dry cutting technology. We will sell and service this machinery to all optical laboratories, superstores, chains/multi-location retailers and government facilities.



To achieve these goals, we will operate our Company on the following Values:

  • Trust and integrity
  • Dedication to our customers' best interests
  • High standards of quality manufacturing
  • Dynamic yet stable growth in revenues and profits
  • Support for and respect for our employees


What we are looking for

Seeking proven Leader to Direct Engineering and R&D department for National Optical Equipment Manufacturer serving the global market. Experience designing 2and 3 axis CNC machines would be desirable.


Leader duties include but not limited to:

  • Drive the product development process by utilizing industry leading concepts, (ie. Stage Gate, Design for Value, FMEA, Reliability, Benchmarking and Six Sigma) that promote innovative design and quality of new products and existing product line enhancements.

  • Organize and manage software, mechanical, and electrical R&D personnel to accomplish department and company objectives.

  • Develop R&D staff by successfully motivating, training and leading through performance management.

  • Assure competitiveness and innovation of products and processes from a technical and design standpoint. Participate in researching and defining User Requirement Specification to drive new product development.

  • Assume P&L responsibility for budgeted results
  • Establish annual goals for the R&D department by collaborating with Service, Sales and Operation partners.

  • Attend Trade Shows and visit customers within global market as requested.

  • Drive continuous improvement and personal development of self and team to maintain personal competence on the latest trends in marketing techniques.

  • Support quality standards; managing vendors of engineering services to support ISO 9000 certification.


Position commands a full compensation and benefit package including annual bonus; 401k and company stock investment match options. Relocation assistance available.





If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact our Human Resources Department.


You can reach us by email at the following:


Or write us at:

Human Resources

National Optronics, Inc.

100 Avon Street

P.O. Box 1547

Charlottesville, VA 22902


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Phone:  800-800-1550


Address:  3630 West Miller Road, Suite 350

                Garland, TX 75041

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