January 24, 2024
Travel Percentage: None
Job Location: Rigaku Innovative Technologies Inc - Auburn Hills, MI
Job Shift: Day
Position Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Rigaku Innovative Technologies (RIT), a subsidiary of Rigaku Corporation, is currently looking for an experienced Optical Metrology Engineer in Precision Optics. The Optical Metrology Engineer will be responsible for leading/assisting in defining, designing, and developing optical metrology tools for characterization of X-ray mirror surfaces, including characterize optical surface figure, hardware engineering, software development, and instrumentation.
Develop, implement, test, and operate optical metrology tools for the characterization X-ray mirror surfaces in various spatial frequencies
Develop relevant algorithms and run programs for metrology data analysis to evaluate X-ray mirror surface in terms of slope and height errors
Develop workflow and execute programs for feeding metrology data to the deterministic optical fabrication process
Maintenance and calibration of optical and metrology equipment
Support in-house optics development by providing accurate metrology data
Assisting senior technical staff in development of new techniques and processes for advancement of X-ray mirror technology
The position is available at different proficiency levels. The offer depends on qualification.
Education: PhD, or Masters with a minimum of 2 years, or BS with a minimum of 3 years in Optical Sciences, Optical Engineering, Physics, or a related field
2+ years' experience in optical metrology instruments is required, such as profilometers and interferometers. Experienced in FIZEAU interferometer is aplus
Strong hands-on skills for engineering and handling fragile parts with attention to detail and quality
Strong computer skills with programming and modeling concepts as a plus
Understanding the impact of surface characteristics on the performance of optics
Basic knowledge and experience in precision optics fabrication is a plus
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team to solve problems of scientific and technological interest to RIT
Ability to learn new equipment and processes quickly
Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.
Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.