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Avo Photonics is a dynamic contract engineering services company that designs, develops, and manufactures custom opto-electronic products for a large customer base. Members of our staff can design, prototype, and produce next generation products for a diverse range of markets including environmental, medical, automotive, military, industrial, aerospace, and  communications.

The successful candidate must keep multiple records, be self-motivated, maintain a professional presence, and have the desire to take ownership of projects. If you are a technically strong, organized, confident, experienced, energetic multi-tasker with conceptual thinking skills, then you will find a rewarding and satisfying home with Avo Photonics. This position will report directly to the Director of Engineering.


  • Serve as the technical expert on assigned products, demonstrating a complete understanding of their end use applications, design principles, assembly requirements and performance specifications

  • Collaborate with design engineers to optimize product designs for manufacturability, ensuring scalability, efficiency, and high yield

  • Build and develop prototypes of custom opto-electronic products, applying engineering expertise to meet design and performance specifications

  • Collaborate with Process Engineering team to develop fixtures, work instructions, work aids, travelers, and processes

  • Create and maintain production quality documentation, such as assembly instructions and product datasheets, to standardize production processes and ensure adherence to performance specification.

  • Train and qualify production personnel to approved assembly instructions.

  • Analyze production data and apply manufacturing industry best practices to identify and implement improvements in processes, equipment, and tooling, enhancing efficiency and reducing costs.

  • Implement statistical process control methods to maintain consistent product quality, identify variations, and formulate solutions to minimize their effects.

  • Provide immediate engineering support to resolve technical issues arising in the production line.

  • Perform detailed failure analyses on defective products and/or materials; generate comprehensive reports with corrective and preventive action recommendations for internal use, customers, and suppliers to prevent future failures.

  • Communicate with the production team, senior Avo management, and customers, to provide updates on product status, discuss technical challenges, and solutions. Prepare and present status reports as required.


  • BS in Engineering or Physics (master’s degree preferred)

  • 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated understanding of opto-mechanical component assembly / packaging processes

  • Ability to work in a technical and engineering team environment

  • Strong communication, technical writing, and presentation skills

Avo Photonics offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply today!

Avo Photonics is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Avo Photonics by any method without a valid written contract in place with Avo Photonics will be deemed the sole property of Avo Photonics. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Avo Photonics as a result of the referral or through any other means.

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