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Product Engineer

Company: nLIGHT
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

nLIGHT is a rapidly growing vertically integrated supplier of high-performance lasers that enable innovation in materials processing, microelectronics, and defense applications. nLIGHT develops and manufactures fiber lasers based on industry-leading semiconductor laser and optical fiber technology. -nLIGHT is headquartered in Camas, Washington with additional sites in North America, Asia, and Europe.

Our lasers are not only changing the way things are made, but what can be made.

About the Role

The Product Engineering group has end-to-end product responsibility beginning in the R&D phase of new product introduction and carrying through ongoing support of legacy platforms. - It carries a broad scope that involves daily cross-functional collaboration with R&D, Operations, Process Engineering, Planning, Sales, and customers. - The preferred candidate will be highly motivated with an excellent track record of performance and innovation as well as be passionate about developing and producing best in class laser products. Functions

  • Complete NPI design-oriented activities, including specifications, product/design FMEAs, DFX, qualification plans, drawings, test requirements, etc.
  • Understand all technical details of products - ranging from initial designs to volume production issues.
  • Work with finance to estimate project costs including ROIs and establish product costs through detailed yielded BOMs.
  • Support Sales and Product Line Managers to cultivate customer relationships and establish broad understanding of customer applications and associated product use.
  • Work with buyer/planners to identify key vendor engagement regarding BOM costs, material cost reduction targets, vendor qualification, design trades, and deliver of pre-pilot products.
  • Lead improvements in reliability based on FA of external RMAs and internal NCMs establishing root cause failures and appropriate corrective actions.
  • Review production data with Process Engineering (e.g., yield, cycle time, DL hours) across entire MFG process to facilitate continual improvement plans.
  • Collaborate with development and marketing on product roadmaps that promote the investigation and application of new technologies to meet forecasted industry demands.
  • Ensures products meet cost targets, performance specifications, expected reliability, and quality goals.
  • Manage multiple projects with multi-disciplinary indirectly reporting team members. -Qualifications -
    • BS or MS in Physics, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar discipline
    • Minimum 3 years' industrial experience in a technical capacity.
    • Excellent listening and collaboration skills.
    • Skilled at writing and presenting to effectively communicate concepts to both internal and external customers.
    • Attention to detail and an ability to absorb and assimilate information rapidly.
    • Solving complex problems in multi-dimensional spaces.
    • Highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
    • Computer Skills -MS Excel, Solidworks PDM, SQL, Dynamics AX, etc.
    • Experience with fiber lasers and diode pumped solid state lasers useful.
    • Familiarity with a wide variety of materials and processes to best achieve the design goals and product specifications. nLIGHT is proud to offer comprehensive COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

      Salary -level based on experience, education, and skills:
      • Product Engineer I: $75,000 - $90,000
      • Product Engineer II: $80,000 - $100,000 Other Compensation and Benefits:
        • Target Cash Bonus of 5% of your wages
        • Eligible for Restricted Stock Unit grants
        • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off per year, increasing by 1 day each year up to 4 weeks -
        • 9 paid holidays -
        • Eligible for health benefits on the 1st day of the month following start date
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits including Prescription and Orthodontia with employee-paid premiums as low as $37.00 per pay period -
        • Flexible Spending and Health Spending Accounts -
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
        • 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting - -
        • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, and Life & AD&D Insurance -
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
        • Paid Bereavement Leave and Jury Duty -
        • Tuition Assistance Program -
        • Pet Insurance nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. - To qualify for this position, a Foreign Person (that is, not a US Citizen or legal Permanent Resident) must be eligible for a deemed export license under the US Department of Commerce and/or the US Department of State. - Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: "EEO is the Law" and its accompanying -temporary supplement. - If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (360) 566-4460 or -Hr@nlight.net.

Keywords: nLIGHT, Hillsboro , Product Engineer, Engineering , Hillsboro, Oregon

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