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SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bruker Nano Surfaces FM BU manufactures the world's leading 2 Photon Laser Scanning Florescence Microscopy microscope instrumentation for use in high resolution live cell imaging research. This technical role is responsible for complete system integration, testing and troubleshooting of all subassemblies and final systems to ensure compliance to all system specifications. This position will also have at times and as needed customer direct post-sale advanced instrumentation and application support including: installation, user and application training, instrument diagnostics/fix, post-sale applications support. Individual must have a strong technical background and be able to read, understand detailed test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams required to perform the set-up, operation and test of Laser Scanning Florescence Microscopy equipment. May complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing. Prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems.
50% Final System assembly integration and test:
System integration, testing and troubleshooting of all subassemblies and final systems to ensure compliance to all system specifications
Must be able to follow safety protocols
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work as both a sole contributor and as a team member
Must take ownership of the systems being tested to include identifying parts that do not align/fit correctly, have cosmetic defects, identifying procedure errors, identifying test equipment that is damaged or does not work correctly and completing required tracking/build documentation in accordance with approved methods.
Must be able to make recommendations for solutions to technical problems.
Strong and efficient problem solving skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
Ability to apply engineering science and technology principles, procedures, and equipment to the production and service of goods.
Able to interpret detailed engineering drawings, electronic schematics, and other specifications in order to address numerous abstract and concrete variables.
Must be able to load system software, set up all system components and perform required test procedures.
Use sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate data for performance by a variety of methods to ensure unit functions according to specification.
Developing or modify alignment and testing procedures for the manufacturing process of all our laser scanning imaging systems.
Assist production engineering in the planning, testing and documentation for manufacturing imaging systems.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Occasional International travel to meet install and revenue requirements
Use of hand held test equipment is required to include voltmeters and other specialized test equipment as required.
33% Assembly work
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (cont):
Combine optical components for production of laser scanning systems by assembling and aligning optical subassemblies.
Perform custom fabrication and modification of mechanical and optical components as needed.
Confer with Engineering to provide feedback on fabrication and assembly, transition prototypes into Manufacturing, and resolve functional problems.
20% Service activities including:
Install and qualify BNS/FM standard and specialized instrument, upgrade, and/or accessory including but not limited to:
Uncrating instrumentation and interconnection of sub-components and assemblies
Instrument start-up troubleshooting
Qualification of the instrument and accessories using standard and agreed to non-standard samples.
Work directly with customers to diagnose BNS/FM instrument issues including but not limited to
Diagnose, research, test, develop, optimize, communicate, and execute the most efficient solution plan for advanced complex electro mechanical hardware/software instrument issues.
Create and maintain record of activity in support database
Preventative maintenance on BNS/FM instrumentation which can include but not limited to:
Basic maintenance and calibration of instrument and accessories
Re-certification of system using both standard and non-standard samples
Must be able to communicate effectively and train other personnel within the department in the comprehensive assembly & test of the final system.
Must be able to work on assignments that require considerable initiative and good judgment.
Must be able to both control and account for inventory that has been issued to the required system, work orders to include point of use inventory on the production floor.
May provide guidance to other nonexempt personnel.
Must be able to complete all other duties as assigned that are within the job responsibility.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to adhere to ANSI Standards for usage of lasers of FDA classifications I - IV.
Customer focused, passionate about science and technology, and eager to enable customers with Bruker technology. Proven excellent analytical capability, theoretical understanding of physics, working knowledge of electronics, mechanics, control systems, computers, networking, and common tooling such as oscilloscope, multi-meter, etc to be an effective problem solver of complex system, product user, and/or application issues. Proven ability to provide clear, logical, and effective communication. Proven advanced ability to develop, communicate, implement, and execute assigned project including achieving required deliverables on time.
Associate's degree or higher in Physics, Engineering, related technology or equivalent experience.
4-6 years' experience in a related field and hands on experience with lamp pumped or diode pumped lasers is as plus
Proficiency in reading and interpreting mechanical, optical and electrical specifications using drawings and manuals
Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, signal generators and power meters is a plus
Knowledge of software applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point to produce reports and graphs is required
Familiarity with Lasers and/or microscopy a plus.
10%-15% Travel required
Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).
Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
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