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Optimax Culture

Optimax’s unique corporate culture of teamwork and innovation provides a dynamic work environment. People who are committed to lifelong learning and creating value will thrive here. We also embrace a teal culture, which means the organization is shaped by the people and not the objectives of its leaders, and team members are empowered to self-manage. In addition, each month the Fun & Wellness Committees put on multiple events to make sure that fun always stays part of life at Optimax.

Optimax Believes in Diversity in the Workplace

The Women at Optimax discuss their stories of what got them into Optics, what they do day in and day out and what they love about their job.

Optimax strives to find & retain employees with High-quality and High-potential. We have increased opportunities for:

  • Women
  • Minorities
  • Veterans
  • Individuals with Disabilities
Optimax System, Inc Mission and Quality Policy:

Enabling customer success and employee prosperity.

Optimax Patriots

Why are we so passionate about our mission? Many of us have military experience or direct relationships with military personnel. Currently, Optimax employs more than 20 veterans who are motivated and disciplined team players.

A Culture of Wellness

A healthy company culture is built intentionally. Optimax is committed to integrating “total health” into its culture; supporting employee prosperity and well-being in all aspects of life: Career, Emotional, Financial, Physical and Social.

Professional Development

  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (See External Training for info and forms)
  • Internal Training Opportunities
  • Engineering Leadership Rotational Program

Work and Life Balance

Optimax Patitude PTO Donation Policy

Optimax recognizes that employees may have a family emergency or a personal crisis that causes a severe impact to them resulting in a need for additional time off in excess of their available sick/personal time. To address this need all eligible employees will be allowed to donate sick/personal time from their unused balance to their co-workers in need in accordance with this policy, which is strictly voluntary.

Work Life Matters (WLM) Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Offers services to help promote well-being and enhance the quality of life for you and your family. Support and guidance is available online for assistance with family and personal issues (Health, Family, Legal & Financial)


Sound Investments & Company Perks

  • AAA Defensive Driving 6-Hour Course held periodically at Optimax. Lower portions of your auto insurance by up to 10% for 3 years and take up to 4 points off of your driving record for moving violations within the last 18 months.
  • BJ Warehouse Membership Discount: Employees (and/or 1 household member) may join at a company member rate immediately upon hire, or at any time during the year. Visit the HR office for pricing details and voucher.
  • 401K Plan
  • Enterprise RideShare Vanpooling (depending upon participants in area)
  • Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC), Cumming Nature Center, or a Strasenburgh Planetarium star show Passes. Receive discounted admission to giant-screen films and laser shows.
  • Verizon Cell Phone Employee Discount

Healthy & Fit

  • Annual Charlie Klinger Memorial Blood Drive hosted by the American Red Cross Bloodmobile
  • Biometric Testing – Periodic free evaluations at Optimax “Know Your Stats”
  • Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue 365 – Discount rates on gym memberships, health, and wellness deals exclusive to Blue members
  • Flu Shot Clinic hosted in the fall annually at Optimax.
  • FREE yogurt, granola and fruit every day! Plus, enjoy 10% off healthy snack purchases every Friday in our breakroom.
  • LA Fitness Gym Membership Discount Rates
  • Martial Arts: Kuk Sool Won offers discounted rates for Optimax employees and family members for Ontario and Williamson locations.
  • Massages – Offered periodically by Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage (OSTM)
  • Optimax Team Sports, such as Bowling, Golf, Hockey, Volleyball and more.
  • Refillable water bottles – a gift to all new hires!
  • The Good Food Collective – Provides members with fresh, healthy, whole foods grown or produced with the planet in mind. GOOD FOOD Shares representing Upstate NY are delivered to Optimax.

Get Connected & Have Some Fun

We believe in working hard and having fun while we do it

  • External Volunteer Opportunities & Internal Contacts
  • Fun Committee
  • Optimax Beach Condo
  • Optimax Gear
  • Woman of Optimax (WOO) – for ladies’ get-togethers and sharing info

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A unique corporate culture combined with a dynamic work environment

Optimax Systems, Inc. is a world leader in small volume, high quality optical components. Our unique corporate culture of teamwork, innovation and agility provides a dynamic work environment. We are looking for individuals that are committed to lifelong learning and creating value through their hard work.

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Optimax Systems, Inc. (Optimax) must comply with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) issued by the United States Department of State, Department of Defense Trade Controls. Because of ITAR, the company must limit employment opportunities to the following eligible categories, (1) a citizen or national of the U.S., (2) a lawful permanent resident, (3) citizen admitted as a refugee, or (4) citizen who has been granted asylum.
Optimax is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Optimax will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.