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Applied Spectra is always on the lookout for talented, creative thinkers, with expertise in laser ablation, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, optical engineering or other technical fields. Qualified candidates, please send your resume to: job@appliedspectra.com.

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We Offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 401K plans
  • Paid time off, vacation and holidays
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • A friendly, cooperative atmosphere
  • Opportunity to participate in the early stages of a growing company

Assembly Technician III

Type of Position:  Permanent, Full-Time, Non Exempt

 

Job Description

Summary:

The Assembly Technician III will assist the Applied Spectra technical teams in all activities related to, and in support of, manufacturing efforts towards Applied Spectra’s commercial business. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have the ability to work under general direction without detailed supervision, and must also have thoroughness and attention to detail in their work. The Assembly Technician III is a higher-level role and is expected to handle complex issues and problems, only referring the most complex issues to higher-level staff. This position will report directly to the manufacturing manager.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • The Assembly Technician will be required to:
  • Follow written documentation (Work Instructions, schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.) to assemble ElectroMechanical and Electro-Optical assemblies including instrument chassis, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and wiring harnesses
  • Assist in writing manufacturing documentation to meet manufacturing and Quality System requirements
  • Provide feedback to assist in the development of new manufacturing and assembly processes in accordance with Quality System standards
  • Provide training to manufacturing staff on assembly processes and procedures
  • Adhere to general safety rules and manufacturing best practices

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical documentation including assembly drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools including soldering stations, crimpers, drills, etc.
  • Process documentation
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) or Google equivalent
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)

 

Requirements

Education:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma. Associate’s (AA) degree in a technical field such as Electronics
  • Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent is preferred

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in an Engineering or Manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with lab and testing equipment including DVM’s, signal generators, oscilloscopes, and data acquisition systems is a plus
  • Prior experience working in an ISO or a GMP environment is a plus

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently or in small cross-functional teams
  • Excellent manual dexterity with the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a casual office environment with a manufacturing and warehouse space. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Additionally, this role may be required to use power tools.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 60% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

ABOUT APPLIED SPECTRA

Applied Spectra, Inc. is a leading supplier of analytical instruments. We stand at the forefront of Laser Ablation (LA) based elemental analysis techniques, with our world-class scientific and engineering teams. We simplify the process of elemental chemical analysis, while delivering rapid, high-precision results that are environmentally friendly.

Applied Spectra, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Applied Spectra, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

 Product Development Engineer

Type of Position:  Permanent, Full-Time, Non Exempt

 

Job Description

Summary:

The Product Development Engineer applies engineering skill sets and techniques to design and help Applied Spectra with our commercial business and government-related projects. The candidate will work with R&D scientists to develop the next-generation products. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, work under general direction without detailed supervision, and must have thoroughness and attention to detail in their work. The Product Development Engineer is a higher-level, learned professional role who is expected to handle complex issues and problems with little to no supervision, only referring the most complex issues to higher-level staff. This position will report directly to the Technical Director, Product R&D and Management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • The Product Development Engineer will be required to:
    • Perform development, concept, and completion of detailed designs of hardware for laser, optics, mechanical and diagnostic applications
    • Apply advanced knowledge of 3D CAD modeling of design concepts using SOLIDWORKS
    • Apply other knowledge in optical and electrical engineering in enhancing product design and in managing suppliers
    • Develop detailed fabrication specifications and documentation, including new product design and development, concept design, prototypes, tests, and fixture designs
    • Develop a product from start to finish with the right ability and attitude
    • Communicate with vendors to find suitable components and manufacturing partners
    • Sustain existing products, including quality improvement and new features
    • Work with the Engineering team to review and maintain documentation (ECOs, BOMs, specifications)
    • Research and analyze data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine the feasibility of design or application.
    • Help manage production release
    • Product and project management

Key Competencies:

  • Design expertise (Experience with optical-mechanical design a plus)
  • Experience with electrical schematics and wiring strongly preferred
  • Ability to apply basic stress/strain analyses to substantiate sizing decisions of components
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of cross-functional teams
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) or Google equivalent as well as complex programs like SOLIDWORKS
  • Communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

 

Requirements

Education:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in an Engineering role or environment required
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience preferred (pay negotiable with more experience)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Excellent manual dexterity with the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

This job resides in a casual R&D office environment with manufacturing and warehouse facilities. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. Additionally, this role may be required to use power tools.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 60% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

ABOUT APPLIED SPECTRA

Applied Spectra, Inc. is a leading supplier of analytical instruments. We stand at the forefront of Laser Ablation (LA) based elemental analysis techniques, with our world-class scientific and engineering teams. We simplify the process of elemental chemical analysis, while delivering rapid, high-precision results that are environmentally friendly.

Applied Spectra, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Applied Spectra, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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