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Product Engineer
  • Job ID: 18686
  • Functional Area: Product Services
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
  • Hours of Work:
  • Shift:
  • Location: US - California - Pleasanton
  • Division: MMA - Materials Analysis Division
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Relocation Provided:
  • Travel Percentage: 0.00

Position Description:
Gatan, an AMETEK business, that was acquired in 2019 for $925M, is a high technology company and a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art electron microscopy equipment.

There is always more to see. And when you’re working with electron microscopy, the closer you can get to your sample, the more of its secrets it will reveal. That’s why at Gatan we have spent the last 50 years working with our customers to push the boundaries of what can be done with electron microscopy. Together, we have invented new approaches to problems that deliver fresh understanding.

With state of the art cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products and solutions, we take the most powerful microscopy on earth and make it work even harder for you.

We are currently seeking a Product Engineer for our Service department who will be responsible for activities directly supporting Gatan existing and New Products in development. This individual will work closely with the Research, Development & Engineering groups along with Technical Support. This position is be based out of our Pleasanton, CA office.

The primary function of this role will be:
•Supporting new product development and design through verification and validation activities
•Provide design control support for new product development and engineering efforts
•Support service activities within the Agile PLM system
•Support maintenance and the movement of existing products within the TEM/SEM microscope labs
•Responsible for creation of engineering/service documentation as necessary
•Lead the service effort in End of Life (EOL) process

Position Requirements:
•Excellent troubleshooting skills.  Must be able to diagnose complex system problems and help customers and engineers diagnose complex system problems via telephone, e-mail, remote login or through direct on-site instruction.
•Demonstrated understanding of analog and digital electronics, optics, chemistry, pneumatics, and vacuum systems.
•Hands-on skills for assembly, installation, disassembly of instruments
•Able to analyze complex problems and make sound judgments based on competing priorities.
•Able to read and interpret schematics and other technical documentation.
•Knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Able to create and deliver technical presentations to individuals or groups.
•Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and common software applications
•Proven ability to work successfully as an individual contributor or as part of a team

• BS in technical/scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
• 3+ years direct experience building, maintaining, installing, and/or repairing complex electromechanical systems.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.