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We are a world leader in high precision optical manufacturing, delivering custom optics to a wide range of innovators around the globe. Meeting these goals demands the right people. Teamwork, adaptability, and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving are central to the Optimax culture. But what unites all our employees best is a hunger to continuously learn. We strive to find driven individuals who are committed to lifelong learning; who will continue to add value in their work throughout long and successful careers.





How many internships at Optimax: Three

Areas: Maintenance

Role: A variety of maintenance tasks – from painting doors to repairing machines on the shop floor.


  • Williamson High School
  • University of Buffalo

What I learned from my internship at Optimax: How to work with people to achieve a common goal, and getting things done in a fast-paced environment.

What I learned about optics: Before I just thought of optics as being able to see stuff, and now that I’ve worked at Optimax I know there's so much more depth to what optics do.

What I learned about manufacturing: Manufacturing is more than just the traditional assembly line. It’s working with multiple departments within the manufacturing environment to achieve a common product, like an optic.

Why I like working at Optimax: It’s a very relaxing environment, where you can be yourself and everyone is friendly and helpful.

Best part of Optimax culture (in one word): Crazy

Did your internship help you decide your career path: Working at Optimax has helped push me towards wanting to be a mechanical engineer. Seeing what the engineers do here has piqued my interest, and I’m hoping to come back to intern in the engineering department.

What I want to be when I grow up: A mechanical engineer, and design my own products one day.

If you were asked to make a pitch to other companies to hire youth during the summer – what would it be? Give young people a chance to work for their future jobs.

Manufacturers of High Precision Optics

Optimax leverages our optics manufacturing technology for programs that benefit mankind and projects that defend our freedom. Our know-how, innovation, and speed enable quicker production of precision optics to meet emerging market needs. Some of the most sophisticated programs in the world trust Optimax to produce the most complex optics reliably. For more information, contact us today.

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