Optical solutions play crucial role in executing our strategy “Spectral imaging made easy”. These solutions require a broad range of complex and interrelated work activities including assembly, integration, test, and qualification of state-of-the-art optical systems.

That is why we are looking for you to join our Supply Chain team as an Optics Specialist, Supply Chain / Production to ensure and develop testing and calibration processes and methods for efficient manufacturing of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) products.

Main responsibilities:

  • Development and maintain optical calibration methods
  • Support on optics related problem solving to production and sourcing.
    • In collaboration with production engineering team, supports and leads problem investigations and corrections.
  • To increase the efficiency of manufacturing methods, and support the definition, implementation, and follow-up of production metrics.

Also including:

  • Data performance analysis and development of measurement reports
  • Development of calibration and adjustment software using Matlab
  • Lead improvement projects concerning the manufacturing and optimization of optical instruments.
  • Implement and communicate engineering changes to production, including work instructions.
  • Define new work methods and tools in her/his technical field and train the production team.
  • Participation in product programs ensuring smooth new production transfers
  • Support daily operations with the objective of delivering on time and to quality (sales, sourcing, service, and others).

Skills and qualifications:

  • Experience on imaging optical systems design/testing/manufacturing environment
  • Troubleshooting skills and willingness to solve problems
  • Good networking and negotiation skills in a multicultural environment
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in both Finnish and English
  • Master of Science (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) degree in optical sciences or equivalent preferred

We offer:

  • Opportunity to work in world leading imaging spectral camera company with a fascinating machine vision technology and great colleagues
  • A permanent, full-time job based in Oulu
  • Excellent possibilities for professional development in an international growth company.
  • Many benefits such as extensive health care benefits including extra leisure-time accident insurance, voucher system for cultural and sports activities to support wellbeing and remote work possibility.

Looking forward to your application including salary request and CV by the end of April latest!

We fill the position as soon as person with matching profile is found.


For more information, please contact:

Janne Heino, Head of Supply Chain
tel. +358 40 543 0397


Saana Salmu, Production Manager
tel. +358 50 433 8418


Sari Vuori, HR Manager 
tel. +358 10 4244 456

Specim is a globally leading supplier in hyperspectral imaging. As a true pioneer and forerunner in this field, we celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2020. In 2021, we became part of Konica Minolta Group. Our international team of 70 professionals, with expertise in optics, electronics, software, and machine vision, serves the market with the broadest range of hyperspectral cameras, imaging spectrographs, systems, and accessories. We are known as a trusted partner with products and support of superb quality and cost-efficiency.

With our strategy, “Spectral imaging made easy,” our customers can rely on the scalability of our technology and products. It will allow our customers to keep improving the performance and competitiveness of their solutions and develop application solutions quicker and with less technical skills.

Our products are globally used by our OEM customers in machine vision systems, inspecting food or pharmaceutics production quality, sorting waste, or measuring printed colour accuracy. Our products are chosen by numerous research labs, including world recognized centres and installed and operated in drones and large-scale remote sensing airplanes.