Product Specialist Laser Interferometers | ZYGO Corporation

Date Posted: 
Monday, February 14, 2022

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Position Location: 
Middlefield, CT
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ZYGO Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies. Our mission is to enable customer success by delivering innovative precision metrology and optical solutions. ZYGO’s metrology products measure absolute position, displacement, surface shape, texture and film thickness. Our metrology business leverages ZYGO’s expertise in software design, visualization, high performance computing to deliver a diverse set of applications for consumer products, semiconductor manufacturing, precision machining and optical manufacturing.

We are seeking a Product Specialist for the Metrology business Laser Interferometer product line ( This Product Specialist will play a critical role in new product launches, customer support, and product line growth worldwide. In this highly technical position, you are expected to become an expert of ZYGO’s Laser Interferometers supporting the global sales and applications team, as well as collaborating with our engineering team.


  • Support global sales and applications teams including product configurations, custom solution requests, applications knowledge, and new product trainings.
  • Interface with customers during pre and post sales activities and provide support to ensure customer satisfaction. Host customer visits to factory.
  • Work closely with sales, service, marketing, engineering, and production teams throughout the product development, launch and life cycle.  Obtain customer feedback and serve as a voice of the customer internally.
  • Create collateral and marketing content.
  • Actively participate in trade show planning and attendance including coordinating interactive product demonstrations.
  • Support engineering with hardware and software developments.
  • Identify new market opportunities and competitive opportunities to help grow the product line.

Qualifications (position requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics or related field.
  • Preferred 3+ years of experience, ideally in metrology or optics in a customer facing role.  
  • Demonstrated ability to keep detailed, up-to-date records, clearly and succinctly communicate complex technical information, self-manage responsibilities, and work collaboratively with a team.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English as well as presentation skills.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally (25%).

AMETEK is a highly technical manufacturing company made up of 40 industry leading companies. Our mission is to solve our customers’ most challenging problems with differentiated technology solutions. We employee 18,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866) 263-8359.