Optics Product Specialist | Newport Corp.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Position Location: 
Irvine, California
Job Description: 

Optics Product Specialist

Job Code : 1545
Division : Photonics
Location : Irvine CA US 92606
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Master's Degree
Category : Engineering
Job Description :
Support Catalog Optics Product Management by providing technical support, special items processing and product training to sales and customer service teams. Technical support duties include investigation of product performance or quality issues, creation of technical FAQ’s, ECO generation/documentation, and troubleshooting customer applications. Specials processing includes product specifications definition, supplier management, manufacturing liaison, and quotations generation. Experience in optical fabrication and optics manufacturing process is preferred. Maintain products webpages and update specifications as needed. Maintain product related documents including manuals, brochures, datasheets, selection guides, drawings, etc. Assist with tradeshow related activities including creation of demo displays and booth technical support. Participate in competitive marketing analysis and other marketing initiatives that support growth of the optics product line. Engage in marketing communication activities such as creating new product videos, social media and other promotions. Participate in the product development process and coordinate with members of Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales departments to ensure processes run smoothly. Provide feedback on products to product line manager and other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements :
Master’s degree in Optical Science, Photonics or related field plus 2 yrs. experience in Optical Engineering.

Direct experience with:
· Laser optics market and key competitors
· Creation and maintenance of technical documentation
· Trade show and sales support
· Zemax & SolidWorks
· Interferometric Optical testing techniques
· Optical fabrication processes
· Building/designing laser beam delivery systems