Coherent Opto-Electronic Development Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan
Opto-Electronic Development Engineer
Position Type:Full Time - Regular
Experience Required:7 - 10 Years
Education Required:Masters Degree
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Job Description and Responsibilities:
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.
We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated Sr. Development Engineer to lead several opto-electrical engineering projects for our location. The ideal candidate will have experience as a development engineer in the field of optics, sensors, and light sources.
Electrical, optical (and some mechanical) design of precision laser beam delivery systems and associated sensor for feedback process control
Troubleshooting and root cause failure analysis for prototype development as well as production systems
Education and Work Experience:
Masters degree in physics or equivalent, preferably in optics or lasers
7+ years of work experience in components design and assembly, laser development, or relevant area of photonics in an industrial R&D environment
Experience with design and modeling software – (SolidWorks, Zemax, MatLab, Altium or similar)
Experience using OneNote, Microsoft Office, Oracle, or similar software
PhD in physics or equivalent, preferably in optics or lasers
Project management experience with ability to work with minimum supervision
Familiarity with Mechanical design concepts
Expertise in complex Optical design and prototype assembly
Comfortable with high power/energy lasers (good understanding of physics and hands on in laser characterization
Understanding and hands-on experience in optics lab
Familiarity with tools including but not limited to: photo detectors, oscilloscope, pulse generators and microscopes
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.