NPI Engineer

The Photonics Group

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*  Responsible for the introduction and life cycle management of crystal components, optical elements and sub-assembly designs.
*  Interfaces with design engineers at locations worldwide throughout the qualification process to support prototype builds, pilot production and release of final products.
*  Reviews initial requests with respect to feasibility and manufacturability including e.g. evaluation of material choices mainly for nonlinear optical materials, phase matching conditions, process tolerances and test requirements.
*  Identifies technical risks based on thorough understanding of intended applications including various types of laser platforms and takes action to mitigate such risks.
*  Creates documentation for designs as needed including technical drawings.
*  Coordinates activities with planning, R&D, and manufacturing teams to optimize time from receipt of initial request to release of products to production.
Ensures that products shipped meet specifications and quality requirements.
*  Organizes and leads phase gate reviews and pro-actively manages lifecycle status of parts.
*  Maintains reporting systems to identify opportunities for improved time to market; develops and implements processes and methods accordingly.


*  BS/MS/PHD in Optical Engineering or Physics, EE, Material Sciences or related field

*  Strong competence in photonics, lasers and nonlinear optics principles and material/light interaction

*  Experience with Solidworks a plus

*  Experience with Project Management and technical presentation

*  Prior experience in an optical and/or cystal component manufacturing environment. 

Good background in manufacturing methods

The Photonics Group
Call us at 919 479 1941

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