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Production Engineer II, XRD-XRF

Req ID:  965


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Production Engineer will work with Production Engineering Manufacturing and Design Engineering teams on the development and testing of new products as well as the support of existing XRF and XRD products.

Job Duties

* Work with cross-functional teams to pilot new products and associated test fixtures.


* Collaborate with New Product Introduction (NPI) teams on the design development and deployment of new test platforms and technologies.


* Drive Design for Manufacturability and Assembly in existing product teams.


* Provide sustaining technical support (software hardware) for existing products.


* Prepare & execute test plans verification & validation plans final reports and ECNs.


* Create and update documentation for manufacturing standards of work.


* Spot failure trends and work with other technicians and engineers to implement corrective actions to lower overall failure rates.


* Evaluate data collection systems make recommendations and updates.


* Perform all other essential duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Physics is required.


* Minimum 5 years of experience is required.




* Masters Degree a plus.


* Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.


* Strong written and verbal communication skills.


* Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions.


* Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery.


* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.


* Ability to take the initiative and drive for results.


* Must have strong attention to detail and documentation skills.


* Knowledge of XRF or XRD physics is a plus.


* Hands-on experience with electrical systems (AC/DC analog/digital circuits) and system wiring is a plus.


* Ability to trouble shoot to component level a plus.


* Factory automation experience a plus.

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


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 



Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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