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Production Engineer I

Req ID:  466


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Job Description

The Production Engineer I performs technical work related to planning developing and adapting methods to document produce and improve products and manufacturing processes. He/ she works with manufacturing personnel to develop and document operations required to produce new and existing phased array products. The incumbent works interdepartmentally to model design and monitor the manufacturing of adapt-to-order products. He/ she works with manufacturing personnel to develop and document operations required to repair and/or test returned phased array products. The incumbent maintains responsibility for conducting sustaining engineering activities to support existing probe production processes including failure and root cause analyses and corrective action verification and implementation. He/ she collaborates with design engineering to coordinate the release of new phased array products. This includes the modelling manufacturing operator training and documentation required to sustain a large scale production release.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:

* Design new ultrasonic transducers per customer specifications.

* Redesign existing products to improve manufacturability.

* Conduct failure and root cause analysis and determines and/or drives corrective actions.

* Develop documentation related to the design inspection and testing of new probes.

* Participates in the design of production test equipment and procedure.

* Provide sustaining engineering activities to existing production systems.

* Improve ceramic processing procedures to reduce cost of non- quality.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor of Science in Mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience.


* Extensive experience with 3D modelling software [Solidworks or Solidedge preferred] 


* Minimum of 0-3 years in a manufacturing environment. 



* Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

* Basic understanding of piezoelectricity and ultrasonic transducer design.

* Demonstrated structured problem solving skills.

* Ability to effectively communicate with manufacturing employees. 


* Experience with AutoCAD or flexible circuit design equivalent.

* Experience in the design and manufacture of phased array products preferred. Understanding of Six Sigma and lean manufacturing.


*  Documentation in accordance with ISO standards.

* Two years professional experience in related roles.



We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


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It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || State College || 

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