We are hiring!

January 03, 2023.

Superlum is seeking a hard-working, knowledgeable, and goal-oriented individual to join our team. This position is responsible for manufacturing SOAs/SLDs at optimum cost, quality, delivery in accordance with defined schedule.

Job title: SOA/SLD Senior production specialist.

Department: Production.

Reporting to: CTO.

Direct reports: Production operators.


  1. Supporting the Light Sources Director.
  • Production planning and managing routine production, maintaining and working with production database.
  • Ensuring of compliance to specifications.
  • Revision/updating of bills of material.
  • Prototyping of the new products (under guidance by CTO)
  • Realisation of the new products into the production line.
  • Technical liaison with Light Source Production Manager.
  • Technical liaison with subcontractors and suppliers (design and development companies) including design review.
  • Ensuring all processes are run within internal ISO 9001:2015 requirements.
  1. Supporting the Production team.
  • Optical assembly of all products as the need arises.
  • Inventory control.
  1. Assuring Quality
  • Managing customer complaints regarding product non-conformance issues (RMAs).
  • Supporting the Sales manager in relation to product non-conformance.
  • Supporting the Quality control engineer.


  • On Time Delivery of Product to Customers Required Dates (OTD).
  • Line Yields – By product line, Actual v’s Target.

Essential qualifications.  

  • Experience in photonic and/or electronic assembly.
  • Hands-on experience working with laser diodes / fiber-optics modules is an essential plus.
  • Knowledge in Electronics, Optical-electronics or similar field.
  • Fluency in the English Language.
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills.
  • EU citizenship or valid Irish work permit.

Desirable qualifications.

  • Experience of Debugging/ failure analysis of optical/electronic devices to component level.


  • Operational excellence and lean thinking, with a systems mindset.
  • Change management especially in area of culture.
  • Project management skills.
  • Supply chain and Capacity Planning competencies.

Future career development with SUPERLUM:

  • A successful candidate is a subject to a future promotion to SOA/SLD production manager in the company.


Primary work location: Carrigtwohill, County Cork, Ireland.

For further information or to apply email Maria Chamorovskaya at maria@superlum.ie.