Manufacturing Engineer

Coherent Corp Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 4 weeks ago

  • BS in Applied Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant Physical Science majors or equivalent level of demonstrated knowledge

  • 5+ years of hands-on Manufacturing Engineering experience with diode-pumped solid-state lasers

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate in multidisciplinary teams to complete tasks in timely manner

  • Strong LEAN Manufacturing background

  • Excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated knowledge of Quality management tools

  • Proficient MS Office user

  • Passionate about Lasers and producing best performing Laser products

  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of Product Data Management (PDM) software used to manage BOMs and documented manufacturing processes through an ECO workflow. (e.g. Agile PDM)

  • Self-motivated, hard-working, goal oriented, task focused, and a reliable team player

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 lifevision 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 currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to work in our Scientific Business Unit located in Santa Clara, CA who will be responsible for sustaining the manufacture of existing Laser products as well as the introduction of new products.


  • Providing day-to-day technical support for the production line including clean room, sub-assembly, optical build, and laser final test areas

  • Maintaining the quality, reliability, and cycle-time standards of the build processes

  • Continuously improving current production methods using knowledge of product design in a LEAN process approach. Utilize equipment automation and quality control standards

  • Taking responsibility for electronic travelers, assembly and process methods, and bills of materials

  • Working with Engineering, Quality, Service and Supply Chain teams to improve product performance

Implement corrective-actions for problems reported by our customers

  • Participating in transferring new products from R&D into production following project management strategies (Cadence principles, and MS project)
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