Manufacturing Engineer


Laser Light Technologies is seeking qualified candidates for the Manufacturing Engineer position. The candidate will design and execute production processes for customers in the medical device, life science, and microelectronics industries. The engineer will work closely with quality engineers, design engineers, and production support staff to ensure processes are both capable and stable.


  • Develop custom laser processes to address a diverse range of applications
  • Setup laser production processes and continually support operations during production runs
  • Continually monitor process performance and make adjustments as necessary
  • Work in tandem with Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineers to determine Kaizen events around quality and efficiency
  • Train operators in manufacturing of widely diverse products in various metals, polymers, and ceramics
  • Develop custom tooling, from concept to guiding mechanical designer to coordinating machine shop implementation
  • Interpret appropriate geometric dimensioning and tolerancing for each product, complying with customer needs and adapting to manufacturing limitations, interacting with customers as needed
  • Adjust and operate optical beam delivery system for precision laser machining
  • Collaborate with laser technician in maintenance and troubleshooting of excimer and solid-state lasers
  • Propose new applications of existing laser capabilities
  • Develop new capabilities in micromachining with technologies such as picosecond or femtosecond lasers, nanotechnology applications, etc.


  • Must have BS in Engineering or Physics discipline

    • 2-10 years experience in Engineering or Physics
    • Experience interfacing with customers and communicating technical concepts
    • Ability to interpret technical drawings according to Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing standards
    • Proven experience in the manufacturing of products for high-tech industries i.e. medical, electronic, or life science industries
    • Knowledge of geometrical optics concepts
    • Experience with object-oriented programming languages, i.e. C++, Visual Basic, etc.
    • CAD design using AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks to design precision planar parts, solid machine parts, and machine assemblies


    • Programming of CNC-based motion systems
    • Operation of diode-pumped and lamp-pumped solid state lasers
    • Experience in laser micromachining with excimer and/or solid-state lasers preferred
    • Knowledge of geometrical optics, gaussian optics, linear & non-linear phenomenon, laser-matter interaction and micro and nano thermal physics
    • Maintenance and operation of excimer lasers
    • CAD to CAM conversion for laser machining motion control
    • Design and integration of motion-control hardware systems for precision manufacturing
    • Conformance with quality systems, verification using advanced statistical analyses
    • Programming of computer coordinate measuring machine to test product conformance to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing requirements

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