Syracuse, New York
This is an interdisciplinary role that involves the manufacturing, calibration and test of complex electro-optical equipment. The individual must work cross-functionally with other program managers, sales, engineers and operations teams. They must identify and mitigate technical risk, diagnose and solve problems, and prescribe tests to assess system performance and increase the manufacturability of the solution.
Troubleshoot electro-optical instruments and resolve metrology issues
Drive resolution of electrical/electronic issues in production equipment and instruments in production.
Train the departmental technicians in standardized instrument assembly and in troubleshooting & repairing returned instruments from the customer.
Communicate product level deficiencies to the product engineering team for resolution.
Communicate project status as needed
Provide system engineering support for technical challenges
Design develop and implement improvements in the manufacturing process to deliver improved productivity and efficiency
Required Skills & Experience:
BS in Engineering, Optics, Physics or equivalent degree.
4+ yrs. of applied engineering experience
Good practical knowledge of both digital and analog electronics.
Proficiency with oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and signal generators.
Posses advanced proficiency to communicate with a customer about the product and any concerns
Must be a self-starter and well organized
Must be able to function well in a team or group environment.
Ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with flexibility.
Additional Preferred Skills and Experience:
An ideal candidate has optical and image sensor experience.
Troubleshooting and service of electro-optical instruments
Skilled at precision soldering
Component placement and electrical routing with Altium a plus
Labview and Python coding experience for use in automation control
Have the ability to work cross-functionally with other program managers, sales, engineers and operations teams.
Mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer.
Ability to use vision to read computer screen and read printed materials.
Regularly lift 5-20 pounds & perform repetitive tasks.
Regularly possess manual dexterity to assemble & test instruments quickly and accurately.
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus on optical alignment processes.