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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company: MKS Instruments
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Spectra-Physics, Ophir, Newport and ESI are brands within the MKS Instruments Photonics Solutions division. We provide a full range of solutions including lasers for precision industrial and scientific research applications, laser and LED measurement, beam profiling, precision motion control, optical tables and vibration isolation systems, photonics instruments, temperature sensing, opto-mechanical components, optical elements, and systems for flexible PCB laser processing, high-speed MLCC testing, and CO2-laser-based systems HDI PCB and IC substrate manufacturing. MKS Photonics Solutions enhance our customers' capabilities and productivity in the semiconductor, advanced electronics and specialty industrial markets.
The Integrated Solution Business (ISB) Group of MKS Instruments is growing very rapidly with significant strategic investments in the development and fabrication of cutting-edge, high precision opto-mechanical assemblies. To manufacture these products, ISB is seeking a creative Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team . In this position, you will plan, conceptualize, design, test, and document complex, high-precision opto-mechanical components and subassemblies. If you have a passion for working with cutting-edge technology, this is the role for you.
What you will do is:

  • Perform product development activities that could include new or modified designs for new or existing products and document changes of mechanical, opto-mechanical modules, systems and instruments.

  • Interpret requirements from customer input and utilize industry best known methods.

  • Participate in feasibility studies and develop cost estimates for systems, testing, development labor, etc.

  • Develop and execute product verification tests. Troubleshoot opto-mechanical assemblies and/or final systems.

  • Have opportunities to work cross-functionally with Systems Engineers, Optical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and with Reliability and Manufacturing to ensure successful phase gate transitions.

  • Have opportunities to provide direct or indirect customer support on various projects

    What you will bring to the role and to our team are the following qualifications and engineering skills:

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering; additional advanced degrees a plus

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience designing complex mechanical systems

    • Competent with Solidworks CAD software

    • Able to perform tolerance analysis to verify fit and function of design

    • Must have a balance of strong analytical skills and hands-on product development

    • Demonstrated success developing products in cross-functional environments

      Familiarity with any of the following would be a plus:

      • Mixed experience developing products for commercial, military, aerospace and/or space environments

      • Working knowledge of opto-mechanics principles and fundamentals of optics

      • Experience with automation and/or mechatronics

      • Demonstrated experience integrating DFM early into the design process

      • Practical experience integrating static, dynamic, and thermal analysis into the design process using both closed form and FEA solution methods

      • STOP analysis experience

        We are interested in a qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we will not be sponsoring work visas for this position, at this time.
        Compensation and Benefits: Salary Pay Range: $74,900 to $139,100 per year. This range is a good faith esti mate of the expected salary range for this position, based on a wide range of factors including qualifications, experience and training, operational and business needs and other considerations permitted by law.--- At MKS, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for the role.
        Bonus: This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, in an amount to be determined by MKS [or as applicable].
        Benefits: MKS offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision), 401(k) with company match, life and disability insurance, 12 paid holidays, sick time, 15 paid vacation days, [6 weeks fully paid] parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement [and for participation in any stock programs, signing bonus, etc.].
        Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.
        MKS Instruments, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("MKS") is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. We win as a team and are committed to recruiting and hiring qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), religion, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, marital status, membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law. Hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications and business needs. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with applicable law and company policies.
        MKS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process due to a disability, please contact us at: .
        If applying for a specific job, please include the requisition number (ex: RXXXX), the title and location of the role
        Work, job, career.Similar words that can have very different meanings when you join the right company with outstanding people.And that company is MKS Instruments. Our vision is to enable the technologies that transform our world. Our people are the reason we continue to be one of the fastest-growing companies, - an innovation leader and trusted partner pushing the boundaries of possibility.
        Consider us if you are seeking a place to learn, grow and be a part of the next generation of technical expansion.
        So are we at MKS. Our collective curiosity drives us to be an innovation leader in many industries. Our products drive technology advancements across a wide range of applications such as 5G, augmented/virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, clean drinking water and space exploration. We are a team of collaborators who value fresh thinking and believe in mutual respect, constructive candor, diversity and inclusion. As a valued and trusted partner to our customers, we are continually pushing the boundaries of possibility. We believe in creating technology that transforms our world and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. If this is appealing to you, we want to meet you.

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