Applications Engineer | Ametek

Date Posted: 
Monday, February 25, 2019
Position Location: 
Santa Clara, CA
Job Description: 

In this position you will work under the Applications Group manager in support of Zygo’s Laser Interferometer and 3D Profilometer product lines with responsibilities in worldwide product and applications support. You will develop new applications using our tools and customize existing products to suit customer requirements.

Responsibilities

You will interface with engineering, marketing, sales and management to ensure successful application of our instruments in a wide range of projects and industries.

Specific responsibilities include conducting in-house or on-site product demonstrations with the support of Zygo’s sales staff. You will also provide technical training and instruction to customers and potential customers in the use of our products that ensures their success with metrology challenges.  You will assist customers in making optimal use of Zygo equipment through the design of test setups, software setup, and training for the specific application or customsolution.Youwillalsotroubleshootexistingcustomerapplicationproblemsandfollowuptoensureproductor application problems have been resolved.

In this exciting role, you will keep abreast of new industry developments, trends, techniques and applications in related industries. You will recommend to engineering and marketing for consideration ideas that appear to have sufficient market potential. You will also assess performance of products from a user's point of view. Drawing on this knowledge, you will create collateral for both marketing and internal training on specific applications and metrology systems.

Qualifications

  • Degree in a technology related major (Optics, EE, ME, Physics, etc.) is required.
  • Familiarity with optical metrology instrumentation operation and application is a plus.
  • Python, Zemax, Code V, Matlab, or other optical modeling experience a plus.
  • Excellent customer interaction skills along with good written and oral communication skills.
  • Travel (approximately 25-30%) is required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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