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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.

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.


  • Ensure the customer’s requirements are captured and the development effort is fully defined.

  • Continuously review the optical, mechanical, and system level design progress and redirect as needed to efficiently derive a product design that meets or exceeds the customer requirements as well as the highest standards for innovation, quality, and manufacturability.

  • Prepare and present periodic status updates to customers.

  • Ensure deliverables are on track and update the customer on any schedule changes.

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

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

  • Identify new development opportunities with existing customers during regular customer meetings and with new customers at trade shows.


  • M.Sc. or higher in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or related technical field

  • 5 years of Program/Project Management or System Engineering experience in Photonics

  • Deep understanding of optical component assembly / packaging processes

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

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

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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