Coherent is a world leader of lasers and laser-based technology for materials processing, microelectronics, scientific, life sciences and medical customers. The light we deliver touches almost every aspect of human life-vision correction to cell analysis, precision welding to 3-D metal printing, gravity wave detection to brain research. Put your talents to work at Coherent where you can create and innovate enabling technologies that will push the frontiers of science and technology.
Development Engineers in the new product introduction group are in charge of one to many individual projects ranging from simple modifications of existing products to the creation and validation or of new complex devices. Their duties include concept and design of optical devices and/or processes, test and measurement, and document creation.
Oversee various projects within R&D and/or Business Development utilizing the PDP Process as appropriate
Design and testing of mechanical, optical and electronic components and devices
Create and maintain documentation (drawings, bills of material, device assembly procedures, schematics, test procedures, ISO, etc)
Assist production department with design and performance issues
Lead Product development projects and reporting out to management on project status
Identify design risks and execute quick feasibility tests to understand severity and evaluate solutions
Work with various company departments and customers on design and scheduling issues
Technical customer interface on projects and general support for sales department
Commitment to ISO procedures and policies
Lead technical staff involved in a project
Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Work Experience:
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in engineering or physics required.
Domestic and international travel up to 10%
Strong knowledge of laser optics (fiber and bulk) and asociated physics
Fiber optic handling skills
Strong critical thinking skills
Operation of low and high power free space and fiber lasers
MRP/ERP experience highly preferred
Experience in R&D or New Product Development preferred
COMSOL Modeling Experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
Strong PC skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills in a group setting
Familiarity with LEAN principles preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.