Job ID: AE06022022
The photon is our business! Explore the many ways that the world can use the photon and work on the cutting edge of photonics. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity with never the dull moment, read on.
Hamamatsu Photonics is one of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced light detectors, light sources and detector systems for industrial, scientific, and commercial applications. Our customer base is remarkably diverse; we serve Fortune 100 firms, top research labs, and innovative startups as well. Hamamatsu’s mission is to improve the welfare of society through the advancement of photonics technology. This portfolio means that there's never a boring day in the life of an applications engineer. Get ready to learn a lot, to be challenged, and to help solve the problems of today and tomorrow with LIGHT.
What is the job?
As an applications engineer, you will learn the ins and outs of detection and light source generation as well as the applications that use it. This entry level position is aimed to give candidates from across multiple disciplines an introduction to photonics, electronics, optics and Hamamatsu technology. You will also be learning the techniques used for cutting edge research, medical, industrial and commercial endeavors. As you learn, you will support research and academic customers in North America while training on the culture, technology and products. This entry level position gives you the background and foundation to move and grow into any department within Hamamatsu whether it be technically focused, marketing focused or sales focused. Our culture promotes a team environment with ample opportunity to learn from and work with senior staff.
The applications engineer is the front line for working together with our academic partners to push the applications and products forward.
Who are we looking for?
We are calling on all engineers (electrical, mechanical, optical, etc.), physicists, biologists, chemists, microscopists and optics related majors to apply! Successful candidates will exhibit proactivity, a thirst for learning new things, a knack for solving complicated problems and skill with instrumentation and reporting in the lab. Previous customer service experience in a related or unrelated field is desired, but not necessary. Hamamatsu takes pride in our new hire training program so previous experience in photonics is desired but also not necessary.
Hamamatsu offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit package for full-time employees which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life Insurance, Vacation/Sick/Personal Time, and Retirement Plans.
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