Imaging Optical Design (FD), Integrated Optics (PI), Optical Material Studies (OM), Optics in Digital Systems (ID), Optoelectronics (PO)
Years of Experience:
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Scope of Position
In this senior level role, you will be responsible for the creation and deployment of novel mechanical systems in such areas as prototype products, materials processing, test-inspection and metrology, and state-of-the art electronics. You will lead or participate in early stage research projects and move concepts to development and/or manufacturing.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Through an understanding of client system level problem statements you will identify potential solutions as you collaborate with scientists and engineers, and will develop novel approaches to solve complex problems and make quick critical experiments to demonstrate feasibility. Additional responsibilities include:
Planning, designing, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines as you seek to solve problems of diverse scope.
Generating concept packages for review with clients and technical teams.
Interacting with project team (mechanics, electronics, software, etc.) and assume the technical lead role in mechanics.
Working in a lab environment and will correlate critical experiments results with modeling results.
Purchasing equipment and material for projects; track delivery and receipt.
Travel Requirements: International and domestic <25%
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Full time w/flexibility
Job Title: Senior Research Scientist
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Someone who is practical, capable and passionate about learning quickly with an inventive nature is a necessity.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree with 3-6 years, MS with 8-10 years, or a BS with 15+ years of industrial experience designing and testing mechanical devices, systems, or products.
There will be occasional international and domestic travel based on business needs. A reasonable estimate is 1-3 trips per quarter.
Experience in mechanical design of precision systems and CADsoftware such as SolidWorks.
Integration of hardware, electronics, and software.
Capability of developing experiment plans (DOE), laboratory set-up, and experiments.
Data processing experience with MATLAB (or equivalent software), a familiarity with LabVIEW software, and mechanical modeling experience – ANSYS or equivalent.
Project planning and management experience.
Well-developed social and communication skills with an ability to work independently and in high-performance teams in situations where problems are not well defined and working in a multi-disciplinary environm
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