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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

Mechanical Engineer III

Type of Position: Full-Time

 

Job Description

Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer III applies engineering techniques to design, install, modify, analyze, repair and test tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment while assisting the Applied Spectra technical and manufacturing teams in all activities related to, and in support of, engineering efforts towards Applied Spectra’s commercial business and government-related projects. 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 Mechanical Engineer III is a higher-level, learned professional role and 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 engineering manager.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

The Mechanical Engineer III 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
  • Develop detailed fabrication specifications and documentation for all designs
  • Develop a project from start to finish with the right ability and attitude
  • Complete bill of materials (BoMs) for products and sub-assemblies
  • Write ECOs/ECNs and work with technicians/engineers to implement changes
  • Perform detailed interference and tolerance stack-up analyses to validate form, function and cost optimization of each design
  • Apply GD&T (ASME Y14.5) principles and drafting standards
  • Communicate with vendors to find suitable components and manufacturing partners

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to perform structural, thermal, and flow analyses to prove technical basis of proposed design to define materials, calculations for stress and strain, design, and the materials required
  • Design expertise (Experience with optical design a plus)
  • Experience with electrical schematics and wiring
  • Ability to apply basic stress/strain analyses to substantiate sizing decisions of all components
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well 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

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

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

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.

Final Test Technician III

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

 

Job Description

Summary:

The Final Test 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. This position will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform final assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of complex Electro-Mechanical and Electro-Optical systems.
  • Author manufacturing documentation (Work Instructions, Test Protocols, Component Specifications, etc.) to meet manufacturing and Quality System requirements.
  • Assist in the development of new manufacturing and assembly processes in accordance with Quality System standards.
  • Deliver, install, configure, and perform final testing of instruments at remote customer locations.
  • Provide technical support using phone, email, and remote access tools.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical engineering documentation including assembly drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Highly proficient with lab and testing equipment including automated test systems, signal generators, oscilloscopes, and data acquisition systems.
  • Highly proficient with hand and power tools including soldering stations, crimpers, drills, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Requirements

Education:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s (AA) degree in a technical field such as Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is a plus

Experience:

  • 4-6 years of experience in an Engineering or Manufacturing environment
  • Prior military or laser systems experience is a plus
  • Experience preparing device history records (DHR) is a plus
  • Documentation of Non-Conforming Material experience is a plus

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work independently, and in small cross-functional teams.
  • Prior experience working in an ISO or a GMP environment a plus.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent manual dexterity.

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.

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.

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