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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 have the opportunity to design, prototype, and produce next generation products for a diverse range of markets including environmental, medical, military, industrial, aerospace, and communications.

Are you an engineer or scientist with excellent technical, communication and business skills who likes a challenge and wants to work on cutting edge optical technology from concept through production for industry leading customers? If yes, please apply.

If you are a technically strong, organized, confident, experienced, energetic multi-tasker with business savvy and 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.


  • Manage multiple photonic-based programs.

  • Provide system engineering direction to the internal Team, and present technical, schedule, and cost data to customers.

  • Ensure timeliness of deliverables for each development phase. Provide continuous and timely updates.

  • Perform engineering analysis of product requirements and assist in deriving optical, mechanical, and electrical solutions.

  • Ensure profitability of each assigned program throughout its life cycle from development through full scale production.

  • Prepare cost models and development quotes for existing and new clients.

  • Interact with customers as a sales contact, including soliciting new business and supporting fulfillment of existing contracts.

Job Requirements:

  • M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) in Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics.

  • Program/Project Management or System Engineering experience.

  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.

  • Understanding of optical component assembly / packaging processes.

  • Critical Attributes: High attention to detail, personable, social harmonizer, integrated planner, able to resolve conflicts, motivated, willing to take initiative.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer: 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 because of the referral or through any other means.

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