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Motion Controls Engineer at Orbotech

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for advancing the state of the art of motion control on the FPD test tools. This will include maintaining prior vintage systems, upgrades to them, and defining new methods and solutions that meet the need of the project requirements. This will include all motion controller subsystems, amplifiers, communication links, motors, and feedback systems. There will be an element of shared responsibility for AIO (Analog Input/Output) / DIO (Digital Input / Output). This role will report into the head of Systems Engineering for the array test division.


Skill Needs:



  • Good communicator, both written and oral

  • Understands modern motion control, actuation, and manipulation technologies

  • Good debug and diagnosis skills

  • Proven experience and capability for complex systems modeling, simulation, execution, diagnosis, and evolution

  • Availability to travel to Asia for occasional support or deployment needs (10-12% Travel)

Education and Experience:



  • Masters in Robotics or related discipline is required, PhD is preferred

  • 5-10 years of professional experience with motion control preferred

About Photon Dynamics:


We are the leading provider of yield management solutions to the flat panel display, or FPD, industry. We also offer yield management solutions to the printed circuit board, or PCB, assembly and advanced semiconductor packaging industries. Our test, repair and inspection systems are used by manufacturers to collect data, analyze product quality and identify and repair product defects at critical steps in the manufacturing process.


About Orbotech:


Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using Orbotech systems.


For over 30 years, Orbotech has been a market leader in developing cutting edge inspection, test, repair and production solutions for the manufacture of the world’s most sophisticated consumer and industrial electronics.


Orbotech has over 2,500 employees in 50 offices around the globe: North America, Europe, Japan, and Asia Pacific. The company’s headquarters are located in Israel as well as R&D and production of many of its product lines.


Notice to Employment Agencies and Professional Recruiters:


ORBOTECH will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any employment agency or professional recruiter (“Agency”) that submits an unsolicited resume to ORBOTECH’s career site or directly to any employee, does so with the understanding that the resume will become the property of ORBOTECH. ORBOTECH will have the right to hire that candidate at its discretion without any fee owed to the Agency.
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