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SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer will work in a variety of areas associated with the design of Bruker’s Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) product line. The Senior Staff Engineer will be responsible for the design of critical sub-assemblies which integrate into larger research and industrial-class metrology systems. This key position primarily involves the design of precision positioning systems, oftentimes piezo-based, but also motorized, and the integration of optical and imaging capability into these positioning systems. The candidate will have extensive practical experience in precision mechanical engineering along with the ability to coordinate with a wider range of disciplines such as electronics, optics and software. The position will involve all aspects of the product development process, including proof-of-concept design, development of engineering specifications, design and analysis, test and characterization, and generation of production documentation.
This position will work primarily on the design of precision electromechanical assemblies/systems:
Typical tasks will be roughly comprised of:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: office/laboratory environment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Required skills and experience
Desired skills and experience
Candidates should possess an MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience. Candidates with degrees in other fields of Physical Sciences or Engineering (e.g., Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering) or who possess a BS degree and substantially meet the requirements above, will be considered. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of directly applicable post-graduate commercial experience or 12 years (graduate and post-graduate inclusive) of directly applicable experience in a research/academic environment.
Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).
Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
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