NKT Photonics, the leading global supplier of high-performance solid state lasers, fiber optic sensing systems, and photonic crystal fibers,
NKT PHOTONICS IS LOOKING FOR A PRODUCTION ENGINEER IN REGENSDORF, SWITZERLAND
Are you passionate about driving business improvements by optimising the fit between Research and development activities and Laser Manufacturing?
Be part of a global organisation implementing LEAN processes and using digitalisation to make it happen!
Ensures the manufacture of mode-locked solid state lasers. Responsible for the performance of each module and that manufacture complies with specifications. Responsible for laser alignment and final test.
Responsible for pre production tasks and subassembly manufacturing; complete assembly of complex high power mode-locked solid state laser systems that meet specification. Completes performance testing and qualifications. Directing the team regarding the testing and screening of modules. Responsible for fault finding including root cause analysis tools and making recommendations for manufacturing improvements to maximise efficiencies. With a focus on laser alignment, the Production Engineer ensures results fall within agreed boundaries. Responsibe for in-house servicing. Maintains and improves product documentation. Calibrates and maintains production equipment. Identifies documents process issues and initiates improvement actions. Provides Key Performance Indicators on achieved specification limits and yields. Ensures lasers pass quality tests and responsible for quality control. Leads production test and yield improvements.
Introduces new products; receiving the handover of new product. Provides input to the engineering through the life of the product including any changes or improvements to the product. Works with the sales and business team to approval special requests prior to order acceptance. Works with the product engineers to ensure that design is manufacturable. Ensures quality mentoring and leadership of the technicians, building up skills and capabilities.
With the Manufacturing Engineering, Quality department, Research and Development, Production line, Planning.
Manages within own team. Managing team goals, objectives and KPIs. Manages own priorities and initiatives. Works within policy and monitors policy. Responsible for own competencies and addresses any gaps in capability.
Relevant degree qualification desirable, tertiary vocational qualification at a minimum and relevant Quality qualification.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Organised, structured and methodical. Laser manufacturing. Hands on analytical and target oriented approach to work. Management skills. Manufacturing techniques such as SPC, Six Sigma and Lean Sigma Principles. Communication and team building skills.
At least two years of experience in the photonics industry. Experience of testing and ensuring laser alignment meets specifications. Experience with engineering documentation; bill of materials, work instructions, and assembly process documentation for new products. Experience working in ISO9001 controlled development processes. Solid multidisciplinary engineering experience in Opto-mechanics and fiber optics. Experience interacting with a broad range of other engineers.
Up 10 % annually.
Must be able to read English capably, spoken English is a requirement.
NKT Photonics is a dynamic, international high-tech company and a leader in the development, building and supply of high-performance fiber lasers, solid-state lasers and photonic crystal fibers. Our headquarter is in Birkerød, Denmark with facilities in United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, USA, Sweden and China. We aim to make a difference in the world by creating technology and products that benefit mankind. These are high ambitions that motivate us to perform above and beyond our peers.