Development Engineer with Physics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering Degree
OFS, a world class manufacturer of optical fiber is seeking candidates for a full-time position at our optical fiber manufacturing facility located in Norcross, Georgia. Candidate with a BS or MS degree in Physics or Optical/Electrical/Computer Engineering with 2-5 years of experience is required.
The candidate will grow into a wide range of responsibilities working with scientists, engineers, production and maintenance staff to develop and implement process control systems; support daily operation, monitor process performance levels, conduct analytical and experimental investigations; and analyze equipment and procedures for continuous process improvement.
Proficient in programming C#, Python, Visual Basic with 2-5 years of proven work experience
Work with fiber optics equipment for OTDR, dispersion, cutoff, geometry, curl, splice and FTIR from manufacturers including Photon Kinetics, PE.fiberoptics, Agilent, Ericsson
Create and Update Client and web applications for fiber optical measurements equipment that meet EIA TIA standards
Evaluate and integrate automation
Specify instrumentation/controls, integrate into existing hardware/software or build new, and transfer into manufacturing to support singlemode fiber optics including G.657.A1, G.657.A2, G.652.D, G.654.B
Extract data from SQL database, analyze and make process decisions
Investigate and troubleshoot hardware or software issues
Design novel processes to increase productivity and reduce variability
Develop alternatives to aging equipment, demonstrate feasibility, and implement changes
Interact with Operations, Maintenance, IT, and R&D staff to accomplish shared goals
Take on lead role for short-term and long-term projects and see through to completion with minimal supervision
This role is a great opportunity for well-rounded, high achiever with good communication skills, attention to detail and who seeks to improve his/her engineering talents in a challenging manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will gain valuable experience working as a member of a team of mechanical, electrical and material engineers/scientists in a high-tech telecommunication field that is growing year over year. Effective written and verbal communication skills, flexibility to adapt to change, ability to work independently or as a member of a team are required skills. Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean practices is preferred.
BS or MS Degree in Physics or Engineering is required
Minimum programming work experience 2-5 years
Knowledge of fiber optic telecommunications principles
In addition to our dynamic work environment, OFS offers a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental and a matching 401(k) plan.
Interested candidates should submit a resume including salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer