Applications of Visual Science (VA), Applied Spectroscopy (IS), Clinical Vision Sciences (VS), Color (VC), Display Technology (IT), Environmental Sensing (IE), Fiber Modeling and Fabrication (FF), Fiber Optics Technology (PF), Fundamental Laser Sciences (OF), Gamma, Holography and Diffractive Optics (FH), Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition (IR), Imaging Optical Design (FD), Integrated Optics (PI), Laser Systems (PL), Lasers in Manufacturing (FL), Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography (BM), Molecular Probes and Nanobio-Optics (BP), Nanophotonics (ON), NonImaging Optical Design (FN), Nonlinear Optics (OL), Optical Biosensors (BB), Optical Communications (PC), Optical Cooling and Trapping (OT), Optical Fabrication & Testing (FM), Optical Material Studies (OM), Optical Metrology (OR), Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology (BT), Optics for Energy (PS), Optics in Digital Systems (ID), Optoelectronics (PO), Photonic Detection (PD), Photonic Metamaterials (OP), Polarization (FP), Quantum Computing and Communication (OC), Quantum Optical Science and Technology (OQ), Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics (OH), Systems and Instrumentation (FS), Therapeutic Laser Applications (BA), Thin Films (FT), Tissue Imaging and Spectroscopy (BS), Ultrafast Optical Phenomena (OU), Vision (VV), X-Ray and Extreme UV Optics (FX)
Years of Experience:
4 Year Degree
MKS Instruments, Inc. is the parent company of Newport Corporation®, Spectra-Physics® and Ophir®, leaders in photonics, optics, lasers and motion/vibration control. MKS is a worldwide leader in technology solutions for thin film, process and industrial manufacturing, environmental monitoring, defense and security, life sciences and research.
Lead standard product ECO (engineering change orders), manage BOM (bill of materials), assist with router generation, assign test methodology and define component specifications
Responsible for the special item process for custom catalog optics products to include costing analysis, specifications clarification, vendor negotiations, and quotation generation
Act as catalog optics key technical resource for sales engineering, outside suppliers, and planner/buyer staff
Creatively solve any quality issues that arise pertaining to the manufacture of catalog optic products. Be the technical resource to technicians working on optical systems assembly, trouble shoot manufacturing issues, set up special optical tests as needed, and execute specification analysis
Conduct weekly MRB (material review board) disposition meetings with planner and QC staff
Maintain, monitor and execute RoHS compliance information for full product line
Create Zemax, Solidworks or other optical file updates for specification analysis or for upload to the website
Assist in product classification for export, and other compliance data for product line
Support the materials team on vendor visits, vendor audits, and technical reviews of vendor manufacturing processes as needed
Collaborate with domestic and international vendors and Newport manufacturing personnel
Act as the lead contact for all vendor product issues, coordinate and evaluate returns, and troubleshoot technical challenges
Support marketing functions such as competitive analysis, trade show activity support, generation of marketing collateral and website technical information maintenance
Some travel is required, estimated at 2-5 trips per year
B.S. in Optical Engineering required, Masters or PhD preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years recent experience in optics manufacturing, metrology, or sales
Familiar with optical manufacturing processes and optical specifications
Familiar with Zemax, Code V, Solidworks or Macleod Coatings Software
Familiar with SalesForce and SAP preferred
Experience with off shore optics manufacturing sites
MKS Instruments, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.
Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. persons.” “U.S. persons” are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.
Internal Number: 3204
About MKS Instruments
Newport Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI ), is a leading global supplier of advanced technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, microelectronics, life and health sciences, industrial manufacturing and defense/security markets. Established in 1969, Newport has over 47 years of industry knowledge and expertise across a broad range of technologies allowing the company to continually deliver innovative products in the areas of lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, and optical components and subsystems to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications. In addition, Newport has built a strong history of partnering with OEM customers, delivering solutions from subassemblies to full solutions including design, testing and manufacturing.