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Albuquerque, NM • 7401 Snaproll St. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

Material Control Specialist


Skorpios is seeking a Material Control Specialist to support planning, procurement, storage, and to control and distribute material per company needs.  The successful candidate will join our highly talented team in Albuquerque, NM and report to the Director of Supply Chain.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Resolves a variety of issues involving the planning, scheduling, and monitoring of the movement of materials through the production cycle.
  • Coordinates the availability of materials with Purchasing, Production and Engineering.
  • Reviews daily reports to monitor stock levels and demand patterns and compares this against the original forecast.
  • Recommends changes in purchase levels to meet changing requirements.
  • Performs cycle counts of the shop floor inventory.
  • Conduct investigations of suspected out-of-balance items, and makes corrections to inventory.
  • Manages inventory and all processes therein.
  • Regularly conducts audits and verifies integrity and accuracy of reported inventory.
  • Maintains, develops, and implements procedures to ensure the highest levels of inventory accuracy are achieved.\
  • Assists in production planning and scheduling based on sales forecasts and actual demand.
  • Maintains inventory levels to ensure deliveries occur within customer timelines.
  • Maintains and ensures accuracy of the perpetual inventory system.
  • Enters transactions in real-time, to assure ERP accuracy.
  • Works with purchasing department to schedule delivery of materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Identifies opportunities to reduce transportation costs and charges.
  • Manages and monitors storage of purchased parts and finished goods.
  • Provides kits and other material to production team and other internal customers.
  • Performs write-offs on damaged or obsolete inventory to reflect accurate value of inventory.
  • Establishes procedures for conducting and valuing year-end physical inventory.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required.
  • Candidates with applicable experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


  • Five years of experience in materials/inventory control field required.


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Superior listening skills.
  • Proficient with inventory reporting systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Remains engaged, proactive and positive during difficult circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success.
  • Ability to simultaneously perform multiple tasks.
  • Proficient with PC-based reports, databases, spreadsheets, and inventory management systems.
  • Ability to read and analyze reports
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to write reports and effectively present data to management.

Optional & Desired Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Experience in a Material Planning role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a JIT environment
  • Expert level excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP/ macros and micros would be a plus)
  • MRP skills

Other Special Conditions and Requirements:

  • Relocation  is not available for this position
  • Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position



Skorpios Technologies, Inc. an innovator in composite silicon photonic technology and semiconductor development is rapidly expanding. We are in search of hard-working and motivated individuals to join our manufacturing team.

General Function:

The Technician will contribute to all aspects of highly advanced optical products. These roles will train on days but will then transition to their permanent work shift which could be a Night shift position. All roles will have a compressed work schedule. Only applicants who are certain they can work an overnight shift should apply.



  • AA degree in a STEM discipline


  • Hands-on experience in fiber optic packaging, including working with packaging materials, mechanical components, optical components attachment methods and materials, as well as other package assembly processes.
  • Hands-on experience in alignment and assembly of fiber optical components as well as optical coupling and alignment between optical fibers and optoelectronic devices.
  • Ability to work with small objects using tweezers.
  • Experience aligning and assembling packaged optical components for use in optical fiber communications or other semiconductor devices. Experience handling optical fiber preferred but not required.
  • Experience in inspection of devices under a microscope.
  • Experience operating and operating a computer controlled alignment station and able to complete basic functions.
  • Able to operate in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Must take initiative to identify Company needs.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to understand work instructions and modify as needed.
  • Good computer skills including use of Microsoft Office.
  • Able to follow directions faithfully, perform tasks carefully, document work thoroughly and observe and detect any significant departures from normal process behavior.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • The job is somewhat sedentary, consisting of sitting, standing, and walking. May at times carry, push, or pull items in excess of 10 pounds.
  • Sitting at Inspection Microscope for long periods.
  • Daily use of computer and other equipment as required.
  • Minimal local Albuquerque travel, depends on the needs of the business.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Functions are subject to change to meets the needs of the Company.
  • Supports the implementation of engineering and production changes throughout product life cycle.
  • Proactively identifies issues and offers solutions to the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Mechanical Engineer: CAD & Assembly
Albuquerque, NM
Skorpios is seeking a senior mechanical engineer to lead the design and assembly of high precision components and
tools in support of the manufacture of high-data rate optical networking products. The successful candidate will join
our highly talented engineering team in Albuquerque, NM and report to the Senior Manager of Engineering.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Design mechanical components and fixtures with very tight tolerances in support of sub-micron precision
pick & place tools, optical alignment tools and optical test sets.
• Design and build components, fixtures and test stations in test requiring precision temperature control
• Mechanical design targeting highly constrained size and weight components
• Create detailed 3D drawings of high precision components in SolidWorks that enhance capabilities of
existing manufacturing, test and burn-in tools
• Recommend materials selection for the machined parts
• Rapid creation of prototype parts
• Mechanical assembly and prove-in of new fixtures and tools
• Collaborate with local and overseas machine shops for parts fabrication
• Bachelors or higher degree in mechanical engineering
• Minimum 10+ years of experience designing & testing high precision fixtures and tools
• 5+ years of experience in SolidWorks
• Familiar with fiber optics products and working with optical fibers
• Experience in sub-micron optical alignment of lasers and fibers
• Experience with wide range of epoxies
• Thorough understanding of materials and their effects on component performance
• This is a lead role and requires someone who is highly motivated and a team-player. Must be able to share
knowledge, work collaboratively, and support other groups within the organization
• Strong problem solving skills with demonstrated track of record.
• Able to work hard in a dynamic start-up environment.
• Capable of delivering on aggressive goals/timelines.
• Excellent verbal and writing communication skills.


Production Manager
Albuquerque, NM
Skorpios Technologies, Inc., an innovator in heterogeneous integration of silicon photonic technology and semiconductor development, is
rapidly expanding. We are in search of an experienced Production Manager for our Albuquerque headquarters to add to our growing
Operations Team.
Our ideal candidates are the best in their field. They are bright, talented, emerging professionals focused on personal and operational
excellence. The Production Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities and resources necessary for
manufacturing our products in accordance with cost, quality, delivery and quantity specifications. The ability to handle pressure, stay
organized, and multi-task is important. Candidates should also have a strong sense of self-accountability, high attention to detail and sound
• The Production Manager plans production operations, establishes priorities and sequences for manufacturing and testing
• The Production Manager prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and the
quality of our products.
• The Production Manager investigates areas of concern in manufacturing, looks for ways to mitigate risk and improve processes.
• The Production Manager works with engineering to improve manufacturing, efficiencies and reliability.
• The Production Manager develops strong relationships with all business functions and stakeholders so that he/she can best link
and drive successful outcomes for all teams.
• The Production Manager manages daily, monthly, quarterly reports and KPI’s to production schedule plans.
• The Production Manager attends production and operations planning meetings to ensure that he/she is informed of progress, can
advise management and is able to drive improvements on day-to-day results.
• Drives operational excellence including but not limited to quality, efficiencies, on time delivery and cost of poor quality
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly motivated, high performance technical team on highly differentiated, disruptive
Education and Experience:
• Semiconductor Industry and Manufacturing experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat are required
• Lean manufacturing experience/ Value Stream mapping, 5S, Daily Management, Lean and/or Six Sigma trained
• 5+ years total business experience in manufacturing, production planning, and logistics.
• Exceptional time management and project management skills
• Attention to detail, meticulous record keeping and tracking
• Track record of successfully identifying and resolving issues during all phases of the product life cycle
• Leads by example, teacher who is a hands-on, shop floor focused, team/consensus builder
• Experience with new product introduction
• Strong problem solving skills
• Able to operate in a dynamic start-up environment
• Excellent communication skills
• Desire to grow, take on new responsibilities and establish oneself on our team


Sr Process Engineer: Wirebond & Die Attach
Albuquerque, NM
Skorpios Technologies, Inc., an innovator in heterogeneous integration of silicon photonic technology and
semiconductor development, is rapidly expanding. Skorpios is seeking a senior process engineer to lead the
development and productization of the wirebonding and die attach manufacturing activities of high-performance, highdata rate optical networking products. The successful candidate will join our highly talented engineering team in
Albuquerque, NM and report to the Senior Manager of Engineering.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Create and optimize automated wirebond & die attach processes for maximum yield and throughput
• Develop process parameters, program, and demonstrate operation of automated wirebond tools.
• Evaluate and select epoxies, develop process parameters, program and demonstrate operation of
automated die attach tools
• Review product designs for manufacturability and suggest improvements such as alignment tolerances,
fiducial design, pad sizes etc.
• Maintain SPC controls on tools & process
• Perform failure analysis and find corrective actions for failures
• Work closely with manufacturing team to train and hand off processes and procedures to production team
• Bachelors or higher degree in engineering or related field, or a related field.
• 7+ years of experience with wire-bonding and die attach with automated tools
• Experience with challenges related to die attach and wire bonding on PCBs.
• Demonstrated experience with failure analysis and corrective actions
• Expert in process mechanisms forming wire bonds with different metallizations
• Expert in understanding contamination effects on wire bond yield and reliability
• Expert understanding of epoxy/eutectic flow controls and void mechanisms in die attach process
• Expert with CpK & DOE methods. Ability to setup DOE to gather process windows
• Familiar with different plating technologies and trade offs with respect to wire bondability
• This is a lead role and requires someone who is highly motivated and a team-player. Must be able to share
knowledge, work collaboratively, and support other groups within the organization
• Strong communication, presentation and documentation skills


Senior C#/.NET Developer  – Austin, TX
The Senior C#/.Net Developer will collaborate with a team of hardworking Engineers, Designers, and Managers to understand user needs and requirements. You will use this information to build and improve upon a variety of applications and solutions. Your knowledge and expertise in application development will be important to identify defects and propose solutions in a dynamic environment. No relocation benfits or visa sponsorship will be provided.

• Gather requirements from engineers, analysts and end users
• Write Unit Tests
• Debug systems issues
• Make regular updates and improvements
• Write well-designed, documented, testable and efficient code
• Application Design, construction, and deployment of projects and associated modules within an object oriented architecture

• Bachelor or above in Computer Science preferred, degree in a related field will also be acceptable
• 5+ years programming C#
• 5+ years of enterprise level programming, architecting, designing, developing and delivering software
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Visual Studio
• XML, SOAP, HTML, XHTML, Ajax, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, JSON, MVC, Entity Framework
• Deep knowledge of JSON
• Experience with SQL, relational databases, data flow and schema design
• Hands on experience in converting from applications from J2EE to C# / .NET.
• Knowledge of one or more SQL databases; Postgres SQL, My SQL, SQL Server
• Strong problem solving skills and a passion for debugging complex issues
• Proficiency with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, UNIX Shell Script etc.)
• Experience with Git and Apache
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in
a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
• Ability to work in a dynamic, start-up environment


Production Supervisor – D Shift (Back End Nights) – Austin, TX • Fab Operations
You will partner with fellow supervisors to train, coach and drive the performance of our manufacturing stadff. Your efforts will have a measurable
impact on the performance of our employees and our company as a whole. Our ideal candidate will have semiconductor manufacturing
experience, is focused on continuous improvement, excels at setting goals and is energized facilitating the success of others.
Under general direction, the Production Supervisor will have oversight responsibilities for various phases of production, management of
resources and our most important assest, our people. The Production Supervisor is the first point of contact for production matters, manages
interpersonal conflicts and enforces adherence to approved practices and procedures. He/She demonstrates leadership, a sense of urgency
and provides regular feedback to leadership and their team. No relocation benefits or visa sponsorship will be provided.

• Able to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
• Fundamental understanding of all technical aspects related to production
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented, focused and organized
• Results oriented
• Leadership skills relevant to people management and tools/equipment

Essential Job Functions:
• Applies manufacturing and engineering discipline
• Recommends improvements in procedures and methods
• Works closely with engineering team(s) to prevent problems with tools/equipment
• Process development and thorough documentation of work instructions
• Evaluates, solves, and/or makes recommendations regarding production
• Reviews and assists with confidential technical information
• Communicates with others to explain production procedures
• May develop and provide training for others when appropriate
• Works to continuously monitor and improve production efforts
• Assists with record keeping and maintenance of such
• Tracks progress, records data, and reads-out when appropriate
• Recommends alternate course of action to relevant parties
• Enforces compliance with ESD adherence and other measures
• Ensures production schedules/deadlines are met
• Forecasts and predicts production flows
• Fundamental understanding of safety precautions, ISO, and people conflict
• Other duties as assigned

• High School degree or equivalent
• AS or BS degree in an Engineering discipline preferred but not required
• Semiconductor experience is required
• Hands-on work experience in a manufacturing engineering environment preferred but not required
• Supervisor experience is required

Skorpios offers a full range of benefits that includes:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401(k)
• Holiday pay
• Paid vacation
• Company paid life insurance

SolAero Technologies

SolAero Technologies is a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications. We are the world’s only vertically-integrated, end-to-end supplier of satellite solar arrays.  SolAero’s proven flight heritage, high volume production capability and technology position us to service the world’s most demanding satellite applications.  Since 2001, SolAero solar cells or panels have supplied primary power to over 480 successful space missions.

Senior Buyer/Planner


  • Working in the Albuquerque, NM facility the Sr. Planner/ Buyer will plan, schedule, and monitor the movement of material through the production cycle for a remote contract manufacturing facility.  Develops overall material requirements plan through analytical review of engineering and production schedules.  Analyzes material requirements, supplier lead times, and inventory stocking levels to support business and customer goals.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to acquire materials and equipment in a cost effective and timely manner.  Responsible for building a technical understanding of the materials, equipment, and services purchased to assure the highest quality and best value are being obtained.  Will identify new supply sources when existing vendors and suppliers are inadequate due to poor cost, quality, or delivery.


  • Develop and Maintain desired raw material inventory levels to prevent stock outs and production downtime
  • Prepares and submits purchase requisitions in an acceptable time frame to meet supplier lead times and support production schedules.  Once approved, responsible for conversion and placement of purchase orders.
  • Communicates with Operations Supervisors to verify actual daily, weekly usage of materials
  • Identifies past due materials and requests revised delivery dates
  • Monitors total material inventory, including excess and obsolete inventory, inventory turns, and working capital
  • Responsible for proper ERP part set up and planning parameters (lead times, yield factors, etc.)
  • Request and assess vendor quotes to thoughtfully procure materials and services
  • Will assist in overall supplier management activities; New Supplier Approval, Supplier Audits, and Supplier Corrective Actions



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.

  • Knowledge of and working experience with ERP, inventory control and MRP systems is preferred
  • Ability to solve both practical problems and interpret and communicate complex issues
  • Detail-oriented, well organized, and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical, computer, and written skills
  • Requires excellent time management and prioritization skills to effectively react to and anticipate the needs of the business
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Experience in make-to-order, customer-specialized manufacturing is desirable


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent level of education or experience to sufficiently and successfully perform the essential job functions


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Progressive experience in Supply Chain, Operations, and or related technical field desired
  • This position will require occasional travel to India


Production Supervisor

SolAero Technologies Corp. has an immediate need for a Supervisor over the CIC module. Position is Wed – Friday and every other Saturday 6:00pm – 6:30am.


Basic Scope/Purpose

Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.  Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.  Makes budgetary recommendations for direct/indirect labor.  Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals.  Provides direction to employees according to established policies/ procedures and management guidance. Administers company policies that directly affect subordinate employees.  Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies.  Works on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors.  Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Works well in a cross-functional setting for bringing a new panel module on-line.

Communicates weekly and monthly capacity and plan to program management via leading team meeting, presenting data and expectations. Interacts with engineering team to investigate root cause analysis and plans to yield.

Frequently interacts with leadership team, functional peer groups, and subordinates.  Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for leading and managing teams of production operators.
  • Hiring and development of personnel to meet the needs of the production line.
  • Establishes and adjusts workflow to meet production schedules and weekly goals.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Interprets specifications, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Responsible for designing cross-training to meet manufacturing needs.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Incident commander for Emergency Response Team (ERT). Safety training requirement in hazardous operations and emergency safety. Enforces safety training of personnel. Authority to stop any process that threatens the well-being of any SolAero employee.
  • Deploys the Quality Management system as it applies to the scope of work. Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Assist with the layout of the production floor.
  • Ensures compliance to cleanroom protocol and all current cleanroom process specifications.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Secondary Functions:

  • Authority to initiate Corrective Action when a nonconformance is identified and stop the process when a non-conformance is found.
  • Other appropriate activities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of working in a cleanroom environment.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific, technical, simple financial reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to write technical reports and procedure manuals.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and other engineers.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the English language
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to identify problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Education & Experience:

  • AS Degree in related field.  BS/BA desired.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Wall Colmonoy

Production Scheduler I/II

Reports to: Production Manager, Operations Manager or Director of Operations.

Plans and coordinates production schedules to achieve on-time delivery within established costs.  Provides manufacturing with a clear plan that maximizes quality, efficiency, resources an capacity.  Reviews schedule requirements on a daily basis using MRP/ERP toolbox and various reports.  Constantly monitors production and demand while communicating clear schedule instructions and guidance.  Constantly interacts with manufacturing, sales, purchasing, QC and shipping to satisfy delivery promises.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understands raw materials, manufacturing processes, specifications and products.
  • Functions as the plant’s contact person for Customer Service inquiries concerning order feasibility including lead times, ship dares, expedited shipment and manufacturing issues as they related to customer quotes and orders.
  • Responds to customer quotation requests with sense of urgency.
  • Uses MRP/ERP software (Microsoft Dynamics AX) and Microsoft Office to schedule base on forecast, sales orders, quotes and inventory requirements.
  • Creates planned and active production orders. Identify and communicate problems.  Adjusts schedules and notifies production changes daily.
  • Works with purchasing team to supply necessary materials supporting production.
  • Works with quality testing lab to coordinate material release testing priorities to support on time customer shipments.
  • Creates and publishes metrics including productivity, on-time production, rework, work in progress, inventory utilization and plant efficiency.
  • Assists with continual improvement projects or other tasks.
  • Attends meetings and participates in committees as requested

Education & Qualifications:

  • AD or BS in Business Administration, Operations or Manufacturing Management.
  • 1-3 years production planning/scheduling in a MRP/ERP environment.
  • APICS membership – coursework and accreditations is a plus.

Gary Chodikov
Director Of Operations
550 Sand Sage Rd | Los Lunas, NM 87031
T: 505-866-0101 x 114 | M: 740-317-6598
F: 505-866-0011

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