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  • Develop and continuously improve manufacturing, test and calibration equipment for image sensor, endoscope, laser, and LED optical systems.
  • Work closely with new product development engineers and test software engineers to understand requirements, develop robust, reliable, and reproducible camera/sensor test and calibration equipment.
  • Work closely with NPI process development engineers to understand requirements and develop robust and reliable manufacturing process equipment.
  • Development and improve efficiency of “mid-volume” manufacturing, test and calibration processes including:
    • Design, specify, prototype, document, procure, assemble, qualify, implement, and improve test equipment components and equipment.
    • Test flow development.
  • Documentation to include generating equipment specifications, validation protocols, assembly instructions, preventative maintenance, and calibration (PMC) in additional to CAD component and assembly drawings.
  • Analyze, debug and root cause measurement accuracy, reliability, repeatability, and reproducibility equipment issues.
  • Determine measurement system accuracy through application of metrology methods
  • Improve test and calibration process and procedures to improve quality, yield, and throughput of new products.
  • Develop and maintain compliance with the quality system.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers for mechanical and electrical equipment components/subsystems. Help resolve supplier quality issues.
  • Provide product development engineers with Design for Manufacturability and Design for Reliability input to ensure consistency/commonality among hardware and standard part selections across product/sub-assembly lines.




Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • BS in relevant field required, MS preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years mechanical, equipment design engineering experience for a medium to high volume product.
  • New product introduction/development experience desirable.
  • Great attitude, eager, willing/able to take initiative, works well with others in team environment.
  • Strong analytical skills to understand, analyze and improve the accuracy, repeatability, and reliability of measurement equipment.
  • Strong statistics and/or data analysis skills preferred.
  • Experienced in ISO 9001, or medical device manufacturing environment or other regulated field preferred.
  • Understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts desirable.
  • Understanding of Six Sigma methodologies desirable.
  • Familiarity with ISO/IEC 17025 and JCGM “Evaluation of measurement data” documents
  • Experience with GUM uncertainty framework applied to an optical system
  • Documentation skill must be excellent. CAD experience (Solidworks).
  • Use of Agile or similar lifecycle management tool.
  • Machine shop skills desirable.
  • Experience with development of precision test equipment in optics/lasers preferred.
  • Understanding of cameras, lasers, or optical systems a plus.
  • Experience with manufacturing test & calibration for cameras in consumer electronics a plus.
  • Able to travel periodically to work with suppliers. German language skills would be a plus. (approximately 4 times per year)

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