R&D CAD Design Engineer - 2004586

at Coherent Corp. in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

We are seeking an R&D Design Engineer in our Newark, Delaware facility where we produce ceramic composite materials and manufacture products from these advanced materials for the thermal management, defense, industrial, optics and semiconductor industries. This role will carry out various R&D design engineering duties as listed below.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct design related functions for R&D, including CAD, CAM, CMM programming, additive manufacturing, other
  • Support engineering change (EC) and drawing control activities for R&D group
  • Participate in prototyping activities in line with 5-year plan, including design, planning and scheduling, documentation, customer interface, supplier interface, and hands-on activities
  • Participate in Lean/Kaizen events with goals of increasing efficiency, enhancing quality and improving output
  • Participate in ISO activities for R&D group
  • Participate in transfer of successful products developed in R&D to manufacturing

Education & Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1+ years of industrial experience
  • Classwork and/or job experience with CAD software


  • Classwork or certifications a strong plus, such as CAM, GD&T, ISO, Black Belt, CMM, Lean/Kaizen, others
  • Experience with manufacturing environment, including machining, grinding, lapping, handling and assembly
  • Experience with inspection equipment, including CMM, interferometer, hand tools, visual tools, etc.
  • Working knowledge of advanced materials, particularly ceramics
  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools (SPC, MiniTab and DoE)
  • Experience with problem solving and resolution (8D, fishbone, etc.)
  • Hands on aptitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with networked PC based computer system (MS Office, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, Email, etc.)

Working Condition

  • Office and Shopfloor

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to occasionally lift/push/pull up to 20 lbs.
  • Able to sit, stand, bend, squat and walk about the facility.
  • Walk of uneven and slippery surfaces

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.

Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company's values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity - Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration - Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability - Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect - Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm - Find a Sense of Purpose in Work

Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1259099

Posted On: Apr 12, 2024

Updated On: May 12, 2024

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