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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Electro-Optics

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


  • B.S. Engr., Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or another related field, plus 8 years of related industry experience
  • M.S. Engr., Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or another related field, plus 6 years of related industry experience
  • Optical engineering skills with a proven track record for developing optical assembly and metrology methods.
  • Project and/or program management experience
  • Proven track record for successfully assembling and testing complex optical systems from prototype to volume manufacturing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a technically diverse teaming environment.
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to travel to meet program needs and support the development of new business opportunities.


  • Programming experience in Matlab, Python, or similar
  • Expert level expertise with Excel
  • Experience setting up production assembly and test data management in a production database
  • Competent with Zemax and SolidWorks
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in optical engineeringThe Zygo Electro-Optics group designs and builds a wide variety of cutting edge optical devices in a wide range of applications including medical imaging, laser surgery, gene sequencing, AR/VR, commercial space, semiconductor, and defense. As a Sr. Manufacturing engineer, you would be a key member of the E-O engineering team taking a broad range of designs from concept to production. This work requires the ability to understand and make decisions based upon fundamental engineering principles and is performed with minimal technical direction. The candidate must possess a strong desire to work in fast-paced high intensity environment with a small tightly knit design and development team. RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Review designs for manufacturability
  • Design, development, and execution of assembly and test tooling and processes.
  • Define manufacturing process and detailed work instructions for new products.
  • Define the facilities infrastructure needed to support building of products.
  • Assist in planning and development of manufacturing work cells and equipment for efficient production.
  • Track build data and analyze to define trends and operating problems to facilitate problem solving.
  • Manage the assembly schedule and quality for new products on a project or program basis.
  • Lead troubleshooting activities for product development and manufacturing groups.
  • Technical communication of product metrology and assembly topics directly to the customer's technical leads.
  • Lead transfer of product into volume manufacturing.
  • Participate in the business development opportunity development and capture process as the manufacturing engineer.
  • Define the assembly labor content and technical input for the proposal process.
  • Train technicians on new product assembly methods and processes.

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Irvine , Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Electro-Optics, Other , Irvine, California

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