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, diode-pumped fiber lasers and/or high-power harmonic conversion preferred
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder (position is ITAR regulated).
Very good verbal and written communication skills
Strong Lean Manufacturing background with Applied Knowledge
Demonstrated Capability working with standard problem solving techniques like 6 SIGMA
Excellent MS Office product skills
Ability to collaborate and coordinate with team members to complete tasks in timely manner
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 one of the world's leading suppliers of laser and laser-based solutions to a broad range of commercial and scientific research customers - designing, manufacturing and marketing lasers, laser-based systems, and related accessories for a diverse group of customers and markets. Since 1966, Coherent has expanded through a combination of internal growth and the strategic acquisition of related companies.
With an incredible range of innovative medical, scientific and commercial lasers, Coherent is home to the most talented professionals in the industry. Join the brightest and largest team in the business to help continually take Coherent laser solutions into future generations.
The Defense group has a need for a Manufacturing Engineer to support the production of our high-power fiber amplifiers and related products. This is a fast-paced, highly technical, and continually evolving product line with a rapid transition from R&D to production. We are looking for an energetic and self-motivated engineer to support manufacturing efforts ranging from product definition and planning through production.
Providing day-to-day technical support for the production line including cleanroom, sub-assembly, optical build, and laser final test areas
Maintaining the quality, reliability, and cycle time standards of the current laser build process
Continuously improving current production methods using knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, quality control standards, and warranty metrics
Taking responsibility for electronic travelers, assembly and process methods, and bills of materials
Working with Quality, Reliability, and Supply Chain teams to improve product performance
Implement corrective actions for problems reported by our customers