Senior Project Engineers are in charge of one to many individual product development projects ranging from simple modifications of existing products to the creation of new complex devices. Their duties include concept and design of optical devices and/or processes as well as having full responsibility for the execution and documentation of appropriate verification/validation tests and measurements. Senior level engineers are expected to serve as a technical resource for other engineers within the group, ensuring that best practice processes and controls are being used throughout EOT product development.
Assist in establishing new product development strategy and tools
Provide technical and best practice guidance to R&D and Manufacturing Engineers
Oversee various projects within R&D utilizing the PDP Process as appropriate.
Design and testing of mechanical, optical and electronic components and devices
Create and maintain documentation (drawings, bills of material, device assembly procedures, schematics, test procedures, ISO, etc)
Assist production department with design and performance issues
Assist with the creation of Engineering Change Notices (ECN) for existing products
Lead product development projects and report out to management on project status
Work with various departments within EOT and customers on design and scheduling issues
Technical customer interface on projects and general support for sales department
Commitment to ISO procedures and policies
Lead technical staff involved in a project
Superior people skills and the ability to mentor and lead the work force
Dedication to continuous learning with a focus on how state of the art technologies apply to current and future EOT product designs
Create user guides and white papers related to new products as needed
Perform supervisor related tasks for any direct reports including; time and attendance, performance management
Perform other duties as assigned
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field and a minimum of 7 years design / manufacturing experience required. Associates degree in engineering and more than 10 years directly related laser industry experience may be considered.
Experience in R&D or New Product Development preferred
Experience in Solidworks and FEA software (COMSOL) preferred
Prior leadership experience preferred
Domestic and international travel up to 5%
Strong knowledge of laser optics (fiber and bulk) and associated physics (optical, mechanical, thermal)
Operation of low and high power free space and fiber lasers
Fiber optic handling skills
Strong critical thinking skills
Ability to perform duties with minimal or no supervision
Strong PC skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills in a group setting
Familiarity with LEAN principles preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience
Internal Number: ENG-20-00002
About Electro-Optics Technology, Inc
Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) has been supplying enabling components and diagnostic equipment worldwide for manufacturers and users of laser systems since 1987. Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) has invested extensively in our optical fabrication capabilities with the recent addition of two new facilities.
Our acquisition of FEE GmbH (Germany) has added crystal growth and fabrication to our capabilities. We have also added a new, second facility in Traverse City, MI dedicated to the manufacture of key optical components. Through these vertical integration efforts, EOT is excited to present new, world-class capability and technology for our customers’ benefit. We have built a strong supply of components with shorter lead times, improved cost structure, and superior, predictable quality. Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) utilizes an experienced group of engineers and technicians that work closely with customers from the beginning of the customer's project and all the way through to production.
Current products include Faraday rotators and isolators for use with solid state and ultrafast lasers, VIS to Mid-IR semiconductor lasers, and fiber laser applications. We also stock a com...plete line of photodetectors used for time domain and frequency response measurement.
With our commitment to quality and innovation combined with our extensive and growing list of capabilities, Electro-Optics Technology (EOT) is proud to be your total solutions provider.