Laser Production Engineer 2.24A

Laser Production Engineer
$60-$75k, NY State

About Rudzinsky Associate’s (RA’s) client

RA’s client is a privately held, technology driven visionary company, which develops and sells diode and ultrafast fiber lasers for scientific and industrial applications. The company sets its own annual challenge to continually present exciting product innovations and world firsts.

Since 1995 our client’s lasers and laser-related measurement equipment have been dedicated to serving the forefront of atomic physics, metrology, microscopy, printing, optical disc manufacturing and many other applications.

Whenever lasers need to be matched with the latest scientific challenge, RA’s client’s lasers are the key to success. Whenever wavelengths are to be determined with an absolute precision of better than 10-7, beam wavefronts are given in mλ, or random pulse sequences and lengths are required in ns or even fs scale, our client’s lasers are involved.

Why should you be interested? Strong contacts to the scientific community and a profound understanding of their needs motivate our client to push the development always one step further and that results in world-renowned diode and fiber lasers with cutting edge technology. We are looking for scientific experts who understand this technology and its potential for customers by matching the technology with their application requirements.

Our client is looking for people who share the same “Passion for Precision” that keeps our client excited and has resulted in over 20 years of commercial success in the scientific and industrial environment.

This is your opportunity to join a team creating state-of-the-art products needed for innovative applications with a strong focus on product development and the highest standards to meet research laboratories and production line needs. As the Laser Production Engineer, you will demonstrate excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams You will be supporting the production and repair of a wide range of our client’s laser systems, including continuous wave optical parametric oscillator (CW- OPO) products.

Key job responsibilities:

  • Assemble, align, and test a variety of breakthrough laser systems for on-time completion
  • Record and maintain data to verify the performance and quality of these laser systems
  • Follow documented manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Identify technical problems during manufacturing, and contribute to solutions to these problems
  • Design, set up, and calibrate lab equipment and test fixtures
  • Perform quality control testing on incoming components to verify performance to specification
  • Repair or rework existing laser systems that do not meet customer requirements and specifications
  • Provide Quality Assurance inspection and signoff for laser systems
  • Create and update assembly procedures, and train assembly technicians and production engineers on these procedures
  • Periodic travel to client’s headquarters in Western Europe for training, and possible travel to customer sites for product installations

Qualifications and Competencies requirements:

  • Minimum BS degree in Physics, Optics/Photonics, or a related scientific discipline is a must
  • Prior experience and skill in hands-on work with CW and/or ultrafast lasers and optical techniques
  • Experience and familiarity with optics or related technical manufacturing and process support
  • Detail-oriented with a high standard of quality
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • The ideal candidate will be a driven, motivated, self-starter
  • Unrestricted right to work in the United States

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Our client’s policy is to recruit and employ people with skills to advance our technology driven industry, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (including neurodiversity), genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law. Their policies aim for the high standards of fair and equal opportunity, covering all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and employment, promotions, compensation, team opportunities, and training programs. Our client is committed to compliance with all laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity (EEO), affirmative action, harassment prevention, and ensuring that all employment decisions are based on applicable job requirements.

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