Manufacturing Engineer - Automation of High-Power Diode Manufacturing
The Manufacturing Engineer – Automation is responsible for Coherent|DILAS automated stations in all manufacturing groups. This includes the design and build of new stations, the improvement and maintenance of existing stations, the implementation of new product on new stations as well as troubleshooting. Automation stations need to automate optical assembly and alignment as well as test of high power diode systems. Such diode systems are used in a variety of markets such as medical devices, directed energy and industrial applications. This position will have the ability to work in a self-directed way creating better efficiencies for the site in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Create complex assembly stations that combine precise, repeatable component placement, active alignment and metrology of laser beam quality
Specify robotic manipulators and end effectors, cameras, sensors and optics
Develop software applications to assemble and align laser modules
Build prototypes and complete validation testing to project milestones
Transfer new assembly stations and processes to manufacturing
Transfer new assembly stations from overseas to the US – extended periods of stays overseas (Germany) might be required
Deliver project assignments to schedule in a multi-project environment
Create and improve stations to increase throughput of manufacture while maintaining fidelity and quality of the product
Stay current with market and technology developments including market trends, new technologies and competitive products
Please apply online at https://www.coherent.com/company/job-search using JobID: 9460
Required Knowledge and Skills
Excellent knowledge of automation principles and equipment
Ability to integrate vision, motion and complex measurement instrumentation
Excellent programming skills: LabView and SQL databases
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent team and interpersonal skills
Strong leadership ability including project and time management
System-level thinking combined with strong attention to detail
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Strong analytical skills
Ability to easily convey complex technical details and programs to broad audiences
Desired Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of optics and micro-optics highly valuable
Working knowledge of high power diodes
BS in engineering, computer science, physics or equivalent discipline required. MS preferred.
2+ years of experience in automation development required.
US citizenship or Green Card is required.
Internal Number: 9460
About Coherent Inc
We are one of the world's leading suppliers of laser and photonics-based solutions to a broad range of commercial and scientific research customers. We design, manufacture and market lasers, laser-based systems, precision optics and related accessories for a diverse group of customers. Since our beginnings in 1966, we have expanded our business through a combination of internal growth and the strategic acquisition of companies with related technologies.
One of our key values is respect for individuals. As a global company, we value the diversity of individuals, their ideas and experiences and we are focused on mutual trust, respect and teamwork in our work environment. Coherent is an equal opportunity employer that hires without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other prohibited factors under applicable federal, state and local laws.