Quartus Engineering Incorporated ( www.quartus.com ) is a leading provider of mechanical, optical, aerospace and electrical engineering services and integrated hardware solutions for the aerospace, defense, entertainment, commercial, consumer, and medical industries. We support our clients with advanced mechanical, optical, aerospace and electrical design, analysis, optimization, test, prototype development, and manufacturing using modern CAD and CAE tools and leveraging our clean room laboratories.
We are looking for an Opto-Mechanical Project Manager in our San Diego Office to join our growing team. Come join our robust optical systems group focused on a variety of applications including eUV metrology, near-to-eye optical displays, LIDAR systems, laser systems, astronomical telescopes and instruments, illumination optics and spotting scopes. Our core competencies include optical systems design and analysis, opto-mechanical design, analysis and optimization, and build & test.
Essential Job Functions:
Direct and manage projects from beginning to end; develop project plans and communicate appropriately; obtain and manage the appropriate and necessary resources to accomplish objectives in a timely manner
Ensure project is delivered on time, on budget and achieves desired goals
Develop non-ambiguous, appropriately refined, and fully documented project requirements
Apply creativity, experience, and analytical abilities to problem solving
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Build, develop, and grow business relationships in order to contribute to the future success of Quartus
Design, develop and analyze optical systems by applying principles in optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and materials science
Design components and systems for both short-term and long term solutions for customer applications.
Provide tolerance analysis and recommendations for tolerances required for system performance
Analyze problems and design custom solutions on a project by project basis
Provide reports in PowerPoint or word describing in detail the problem, design space, solutions, and limitations of a design
Build test stations for evaluating system performances in a hands-on cleanroom environment
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by consistently educating oneself in areas of science necessary for completing the projects and tasks at hand
Experience & Qualifications:
BS and/or MS in Opto-Mechanical, Mechanical or similar Engineering field and/or equivalent experience
7 – 15 years of experience in opto-mechanical design and analysis using optical cad software
3 + years managing programs (schedule, scope, budget, resources) from start to finish.
Hands-on experience with opto-mechanical mechanical assemblies and alignment processes
Strong presentation skills and ability to articulate a fundamental understanding of an optical system to non-optical engineers
Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment where projects change on a yearly to semi-yearly basis
Documents work using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint
Successful candidates must be positive team players who are committed to excellence
Must be able to communicate effectively -- in written and verbal format
Must be able to take direction for job functions
Must be willing to learn new skills, software packages and general engineering knowledge
Must be able to manage own schedule and technical work product
Quartus provides comprehensive benefits including competitive salary, discretionary performance-based bonus, employee stock ownership plan, medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan with company match. Quartus is an equal opportunity employer.
If you are interested in the position, please apply on our website at www.quartus.com/careers/.