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Business Development Engineer - Coatings Products
Location: Dayton, OH

UES, Inc., a leading-edge products and services company, has an opportunity available for
an experienced Business Development Engineer to join our Coatings Products team at our
corporate facility in Dayton, OH. The Business Development Engineer will be responsible
for identifying and qualifying business growth opportunities, developing a robust
customer pipeline, and driving annual sales growth for UES coatings products in North
America.


Primary Responsibilities:
This individual will lead development and implementation of short and long-term
strategies for maximizing the coating product line. The initial focus will be on
commercial environments and primarily markets related to the automotive industry.
Business Development Engineer efforts will be closely coordinated with our UES technical
teams and dedicated marketing team to leverage existing relationships with OEM’s,
generating short term revenue opportunities and strategies for long term growth.

Aggressively pursuing business opportunities, developing relationships with existing
customers, prospects, and organizations across the industry will be a key function for
this role. The goal of this position will be to maximize customer interest and acceptance
of UES coatings products, and will also identify opportunities for expansion of the
products portfolio. This will include collaboration with the product development team to
create new applications for existing product lines.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Operations Management (or
equivalent industry experience)
• Minimum of 5 years of work experience
• Background in selling technical products in a business-to-business environment
• Demonstrated experience in growing a sales funnel and closing deals
• Adept learner
• Strong communication skills
• Past exposure to applied technologies in automotive or related industries
• Preferred experience with filtered arc and PVD coatings
• Willingness to travel
• Background of working within a team environment

Compensation & Benefits:
Commensurate with Experience

About Us:
UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with
superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term
success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We
look forward to reviewing your application.

UES is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment
discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status,
citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran
or other status protected by federal, state and local laws.

How to Apply:
visit http://bit.ly/2JzN3fd to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 07/10/18







Vacuum Coating Technician (Experience Required)
Location: Bellows Falls, Vermont

Operates and maintains multiple pieces of high-vacuum equipment in a fast paced, high
volume, precision environment producing a wide variety of complex optical coatings.
Works with a team to optimize output and maximize performance.

Primary Responsibilities:
Responsibilities:
● Set up glass substrates for coating using various manual and automated processes
● Prepare coating equipment for deposition including but not limited to chemical
preparation, media blasting, hardware changes, job selection
● Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot high-vacuum thin film deposition equipment.
Identify, troubleshoot, and correct process related issues
● Schedule and perform preventative maintenance tasks
● Evaluate coated optical components for adherence to spectral, cosmetic, and physical
specifications
● Develop a working knowledge of thin film optical designs
● Work with a team of operators and schedulers to optimize output of several vacuum
systems by assisting in organizing workload and maintaining equipment for maximum
performance
● Interface with various departments (Quality Control, Engineering, Sales, Production
Control, etc.) to streamline custom manufacturing in a self-directed work team environment

Requirements:
● High-vacuum, optics or electro-mechanical experience required
● Comfort with computers in a manufacturing environment (Windows, database entry,
deposition and design/evaluation software, etc.)
● Ability to effectively utilize MS Office Google and email
● Dexterity in handling small, delicate parts
● General background in science/mathematics helpful
● Ability to multitask and prioritize workload in a high-paced production environment
● Quality conscious, cooperative team player
● Self-starter, detail oriented, independent worker
● Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
● Ability to analyze and resolve problems
● Ability to work effectively with all individuals/groups within the organization

Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive Salary, Profit Sharing, Retirement Benefits/401K, Medical & Dental with no
premium for employee, and $1047 annual premium for a family coverage. Medical has no
deductible for in network. Life and Disability Insurance, Education Assistance, Wellness
Benefits, Vacation, Sick Personal time, and Parental Leave benefits.

About Us:
Chroma Technology is an employee-owned, leading manufacturer of optical filters and
related products, located in Bellows Falls, VT.
We are devoted to providing our employees with a position and work environment where they
can flourish, as well as offering exceptional benefits.

How to Apply:
HR@chroma.com or visit http://https://www.chroma.com/company/careers to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 06/19/18







Consultant on nickel sputter targets and evaporation slugs
Location: US

hpulcas GmbH, Germany, a producer of high purity nickel, is looking for a US based
consultant with deep knowledge on

  • trade practices (e.g. in view of calculation
    of purity grades)
  • actual and potential applications (diffusion barriers on
    silicon chips before copper contacts are affixed, thin film thermometers
    etc.)
  • customer requirements for the different applications (market segmentation
    by quality criteria)
  • sound technological expertise
  • good industry
    network

We would welcome applications by experienced retirees.


Requirements:
We would welcome applications by experienced retirees.

Compensation & Benefits:
Pay is commensurate with experience.

About Us:
A new method to manufacture high purity nickel strip and wire

How to Apply:
T.Stuth@hpulcas.com or visit https://www.hpulcas.com to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 06/11/18







Manufacturing Engineer, Optical Coatings
Location: Danbury, CT

As an OPTICAL COATINGS MANUFACTURING ENGINEER at UTC Aerospace Systems, you will be
responsible for ensuring efficient manufacturing process flow for production coating
operations, including pre and post substrate preparations, coating tool preparations,
coating runs and post coating measurements. Major duties for this position include
technical and schedule planning, ensuring operating standard work compliance to
manufacturing and quality procedures, directing coating technicians and ensuring proper
chamber process control and documentation.

Primary Responsibilities:
Working with our senior engineers, you will:

•Establish and maintain coating production schedule for low volume, high value coating
operations
•Establish and manage manufacturing documentation, process documentation and technical
reports, ensuring compliance to standard work and Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S)
requirements
•Direct coating technicians in daily production tasks, provide technical support and
training as needed
•Perform statistical analysis of production data and identify predictive trends and/or
issues
•Work with Engineering for continuous improvement of coating processes and identify
opportunities to improve coating productivity and yield
•Work with Engineering supporting development new coating tool and processes

This job is critical to the success of the organization. Optics and optical assemblies
are at the heart of the majority of products produced by ISR and Space Systems, and the
Optical Coating Group provides a core technological element for these optics. We enable
superior performance in our products by our excellent technological execution. Our Group
will be increasing both our capacity for existing product lines as well as our
capabilities for advanced solutions. This position will operate within this dynamic
environment with the opportunity for significant impact on existing and future operations.

This position is essential to our mission because it directly contributes to the
high-precision products we deliver in support of our nation’s security interests and it
offers you a unique opportunity for expanding your knowledge and experience as a
contributing member in a team environment. Success in this role will mean significant
growth of capabilities in a challenging environment.

This is an ideal job for you if you have a desire to apply your knowledge of coatings and
coating manufacturing towards making a meaningful impact.

Requirements:
Bachelor of Science Physics, Engineering or equivalent field of study

Minimum Experience required:

•Relevant experience in coating manufacturing gained through internships and/or other
work assignments
•Understanding of coating systems and processes
•Familiar with basic optical fabrication techniques
•Demonstrated leadership skills
•Knowledge and use of coating and fabrication instruments
•Ability to operate within manufacturing and quality standard work environment and ensure
compliance to written procedures
•Proficiency with technical information (e.g., blueprints, process specifications and
instructions)


US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED. SINGLE CITIZENSHIP ONLY

Compensation & Benefits:
Pay is commensurate with experience. We offer a generous benefits package including
401(k) match, Employee Scholar Program, major med, dental, life insurance, etc. plus a
generous allotment of time off including a one week shutdown at Christmas.

About Us:
We at ISR & Space Systems, a business unit of UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS, are the world
leaders in high altitude and space based electro-optical sensors, employed by the U.S.
and foreign military in mission critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
operations. Our passion for supporting and protecting those who protect our freedom and
their mission demands excellence in everything we do, from the talent we recruit to the
highly-engineered systems we deliver.

How to Apply:
kerry.omahony@utas.utc.com or visit http://https://jobs.utc.com/search-jobs/65413BR to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 06/01/18







Applications Engineer
Location: Owatonna, MN USA

The Applications Engineer is responsible for ensuring customers receive the technical
information and support that enable them to buy, effectively install and integrate, and
use SCI products.
Primary objectives are as follows:
- Be a subject matter expert on SCI products
- Act as a liaison between customers and engineering to ensure customer needs are defined
and the correct SCI products are defined and offered.
- Provide product support at OEM, customer, and rep sites with integration, installation,
training, and service
- Resolve post installation product issues occurring at customer sites
Promote SCI products

Primary Responsibilities:
- Provide support to engineering on complex production projects
- Respond directly to customer requests for specific or new information not currently
available about SCI products
- Define, develop, and implement the required interfaces to OEM or customer electrical
control systems
- Deliver product training at SCI, Reps, OEMs, and SCI’s customers locations
- Provide technical service and sales support at customer sites
- Participate in the development of new products and applications
Additional technical projects as assigned

Requirements:
- 4-year engineering degree
- 5+ years’ work experience working directly with rotary magnetron cathodes, processes,
and applications
- Knowledge of electrical controls systems and interfaces for industrial vacuum
technologies
- Knowledge of PLC communication protocols a plus
- Keen attention to detail
- Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across products and
sites
- Best in class written, verbal, and presentations skills
- Ability to travel up to 40%
- Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States
and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibly at the time of hire.
- Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.

Compensation & Benefits:
Sputtering Components offers a competitive salery and benefit package.

About Us:
Sputtering Components, Inc. (SCI) designs and manufactures sputter magnetron equipment
used for physical vapor deposition of thin films.

We have more than 3900 rotary sputtering cathode (cylindrical magnetron) systems in
operation at leading companies around the globe.

Our partners are in industries that include architectural and industrial glass, solar
technology, display and web coating, functional and decorative coating, electronics and
semiconductors and inline or roll-to-roll (R2R) flexible packaging.

How to Apply:
JMAGDEFRAU@SPUTTERINGCOMPONENTS.COM or visit http://https://www.sputteringcomponents.com/careers/ to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 05/23/18







Senior Applications and Development Engineer
Location: Owatonna, MN USA

The Senior Applications and Development Engineer is responsible for ensuring customers
receive the technical information, support, and solutions that enable them to buy,
effectively install and integrate, and use SCI products. Primary objectives are as
follows:
- Act as a liaison between customers and engineering to ensure customer needs are defined
and the correct SCI products or solutions are developed, qualified and offered
commercially
- Promote SCI products
- Resolve post installation product issues occurring at customer sites
- Develop and maintain an expert process knowledge
- Apply scientific principles to solve complex interrelated problems

Primary Responsibilities:
- Respond directly to customer requests for specific or new information not currently
available about SCI products
- Provide technical sales and service support to customer sites
- Participate in the development of new products, technologies and applications
- Create and apply physics-based numerical simulations of complex, electromagnetic and
mechanical systems to predict behavior and/or patterns of operation
- Coordinate internal testing or process validation in response to customer requests or
new product development requirements
- Promote SCI products through development and presentation of technical papers at
conferences, workshops and trade shows
- Develop and secure intellectual property
- Create technical and educational materials to educate customers and internal personnel

Requirements:
- 4-year Engineering or Physics degree, Master’s degree preferred
- 5+ years’ work experience working directly with rotary magnetron cathodes, processes,
and applications
- Experience with 3-dimensional design platforms – Solidworks, AutoCad, etc.
- Experience with physics-based numerical simulation platforms – COMSOL, ANSYS, etc.
- Must have great organizational skills and be able to multi task across products and
sites
- Keen attention to detail
- Best in class written, verbal, and presentation skills
- Able to travel up to 40%
- Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States
and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibly at the time of hire.
- Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.

Compensation & Benefits:
Sputtering Components offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

About Us:
Sputtering Components, Inc. (SCI) designs and manufactures sputter magnetron equipment
used for physical vapor deposition of thin films.

We have more than 3900 rotary sputtering cathode (cylindrical magnetron) systems in
operation at leading companies around the globe.

Our partners are in industries that include architectural and industrial glass, solar
technology, display and web coating, functional and decorative coating, electronics and
semiconductors and inline or roll-to-roll (R2R) flexible packaging.

How to Apply:
JMagdefrau@sputteringcomponents.com or visit http://https://www.sputteringcomponents.com/careers/ to begin the application process.

Date Posted: 05/23/18





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