Academia, Research Laboratory, Aerospace/Defense, Biotechnology/Medical
4 Year Degree
Menlo Systems is a high-tech company that develops, manufactures and sells lasers and laser systems for precision applications in research and industry. Menlo Systems is one of the market leaders in the field of optical precision measurements with light and lasers based on the Nobel Prize-winning frequency comb technology. The company is headquartered in Martinsried, near Munich, Germany. Menlo Systems Inc is the U.S. subsidiary for sales and service in North America with locations in Newton, New Jersey and Huntington Beach, CA.
Purpose of the Position:
Service engineer handles, supports, and solves technical requests from US customers. This person is responsible for the customer requests assigned. Reports to management in Menlo Systems.
Essential Job Functions: (include the following, but are not limited to )
Handles, supports, and solves technical requests from US customers
Supports via email, Skype and phone
Plans, organizes and implements on-site visits to selected customers for technical support, installation, service and training customers within the US
Does in-house technical service and repairs for system that come back to the US factory
Coordinates activities with other service team members as well as with sales team
Strengthens existing customer accounts and network by providing excellent support in academia and industry. Leading to new contacts and sales opportunities.
Working closely with product management and engineering team to interpret customer requirements and to offer customized technical solutions
Communicates and reports on a regular basis to quality management in German headquarter
Travel expectation approx. 50%
In addition to the essential functions and duties listed above, all positions are also responsible for:
Meeting company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, performing all work related tasks in a manner that is in compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
Adhering to Company policies, procedures, and directives regarding standards of workplace behavior in completing job duties and assignments.
The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Frequent business trips within the US are an essential part of the job. No physical demands required to perform duties beyond the travel.
Preferable 0 to 3 years of technical support experience in relevant industries such as Photonics, Lasers, Optical Fiber, Semiconductor, Life Science Imaging System, etc.
Bachelor's Degree, MS or PhD preferred. Physics, EE, Photonics or related.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated experience in technical support
Strong willingness to get "hands dirty" in entrepreneurial environment
Demonstrated experience in a customer centric environment
Strong decision making skills
Due to the nature of the tasks. US Citizen or Permanent Resident may be required.
Organizational Relationships Direct Reports:
This position is directly responsible for connecting to the customers and for keeping and growing the good relationships and network.
Menlo Systems Inc values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
About Menlo Systems Inc.
Menlo Systems was founded in 2001 by Professor Hänsch, Dr. Ronald Holzwarth, Dr. Michael Mei, and Alex Cable as a spin-off from the renowned Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics around the optical frequency comb technology - a revolutionary and simple technique for measuring the frequency of light. This invention has been called "...the biggest advance in precision electromagnetic measurements since people began to measure laser frequencies in the seventies..."
Our mission is to accelerate the advancement of optical technology for precision measurements and their applications from the table tops of research laboratories to standard use in communication and high technology industries. Our aim is to serve our customers. Our hope is to create a place for highly skilled people in an open environment.