As a member of the global product management and marketing team, you lead the central application team, and work closely with Field Application Engineers to understand and develop new customer applications. You lead the Cambridge Technology Engineering Labs for product and complex application testing. You are a strong writer of technical papers for publications in the laser and photonics industry, and enjoy presenting at conferences to promote Cambridge Technology products and their applications
You work closely with external customers, partners, and internally with our Sales, Marketing and Engineering to drive our future value propositions that drive our future product lines.
The role is located in Bedford, MA.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES Leads the central application team, and works with Field Application Engineers to perform the following responsibilities
Collaborates with sales and marketing organizations to identify key customers to help us verify new products are being developed in accordance to market requirements. Collaborates closely with the Field Application Engineers to developing new customer applications. Collects application market intelligence. Works closely new product development teams to fully understand all key features and provides suggestions for their improvement in customer applications. Leads Cambridge Technology product testing (inclusive of galvo, polygon, controller and laser technology) in the applications engineering lab to develop deeper understanding of performance limitations in preparation for customer evaluations. Responds promptly to all customer questions, comments and concerns. Has the ability to provide practical solutions for challenging issues. Drives the evaluation of issues with Cambridge Technology products in customer applications and works with engineering and others to correct and improve product features. Organizes and supports on-site customer visits to introduce, setup and train on new product evaluations. Develops customer documentation, including application notes/reports, user manuals, data sheets and performance charts. Writes technical papers to submit to conferences and publications in the laser and photonics industry, and presents at shows and conferences to promote Cambridge Technology products and their applications.Minimum Qualifications: B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology or Optical Engineering or Physics is required. Higher degree (M.S. or Ph.D) is preferred. Experience of managing a team of technical professionals is required. A strong, authentic team builder. Up to 5 years’ experience in design engineering, applications engineering, high technology sales support, or field service a plus. Experience with optics and lasers is a plus. Passionate about laser applications. Experience with motion control systems, galvos, or galvo-based scan heads a plus Knowledge of and experience in developing, using, or troubleshooting servo control systems a plus. Strong general software skills, with some degree of programming knowledge. Ability to write technical papers, reports, business correspondences, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and groups of managers, engineers, customers or the general public. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be a US resident. Must possess a valid passport and be able to travel internationally, if required.
Internal Number: R000283
About Cambridge Technology
Novanta is a leading global supplier of core technology solutions that give medical and advanced industrial original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) a competitive advantage. We combine deep proprietary technology expertise and competencies in photonics, vision and precision motion with a proven ability to solve complex technical challenges. This enables Novanta to engineer core components and sub-systems that deliver extreme precision and performance, tailored to our customers’ demanding applications. The driving force behind our growth is the team of innovative professionals who share a commitment to innovation and customer success. Novanta’s common shares are quoted on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “NOVT”.