Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Final Assembly Manufacturing Engineer Manager

Job Code: GW-04112214245865
Salary Range: Up to $210K
Job Location: CA--
City: Santa Clara    State: CA


We are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager for the optics final 
assembly area. The selected candidate will have opportunities to create processes and 
tools for new technologies, transform concepts and strategies into manufacturing 
processes, and make key technical decisions to drive manufacturing initiatives to achieve 
customer success.

As an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will help define, develop, test, 
and launch solutions for our next generation metrology product family.  You will work 
alongside managers, engineers and technicians producing lasers, polarizing optics, fiber 
optics, precision mechanics, and electronics products. Experience with optics, lasers, or 
similar components is preferred. 

Work closely with the SIS R&D team to introduce new products. This includes transitioning 
the products to production from R&D and developing processes for fabricating optical 
components. Ensure the release of new products and processes are supported with controlled 
After the release of NPI into production this position is responsible for managing the 
Santa Clara SIS manufacturing engineering team in supporting the production team in the 
fabrication area to meet business goals related to revenue, gross margin, quality, 
deliveries, and cost. This also involves working with support teams such as procurement, 
logistics, quality, and planning. Key driver for all actions is to complete tasks on a 
timely basis.
Continuous manufacturing improvement involving tools such as Kaizen, FMEA, control charts, 
and general good manufacturing practices.
Initiate cost saving opportunities for both direct and indirect materials.
Select, develop and evaluate direct report employees to ensure strong team performance.
Job Qualifications
Bachelor or master’s degree in engineering or equivalent plus 10 years of relevant 
experience as a manager
Experience in managing manufacturing engineering team in production environment to meet 
cost, quality, and delivery goals
Demonstrated strong management and leadership skills in implementing program/organization 
strategies while collaborating with cross-functional teams
Experience in optics fabrication, manufacturing, and cleanroom processes
This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills
Extensive knowledge in optics and laser products class 1000 cleanroom assembly processes 
from coating, baking, fixturing, to RGA

Desired Job Qualifications:

Master’s or PhD in engineering or equivalent
Willing to be flexible to work with global cross-functional teams
Basic manufacturing financial experience will be an advantage