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Careers

We empower you to succeed

 

Turner Laser Systems believes in empowering their employees to build a successful career. We do this by actively training our staff, providing employees with motivating projects and with leadership that fosters the company's core values:

Quality | Mastery | Creativity | Humility | Integrity
 

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Be part of the world’s disruptive tech

 

Working at Turner Laser Systems means constantly being surrounded by cutting edge technology, first-of-their-kind manufacturing tools and supporting our customers produce disruptive technology. From life-changing medical devices, futuristic consumer electronics, flexible displays, next-generation energy and many other important technologies that will transform the way we live.

Being located in Owens Design’s 75,000 sqft manufacturing facility in Silicon Valley (Fremont, CA) you’ll be not only working with world-class laser physicists, but also world-class systems, mechanical, electrical, robotic, controls and software engineers!

Current Job Openings

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Turner Laser Systems is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the team in a full-time position at our headquarters in Fremont, CA. We are looking for a highly energetic and talented mechanical automation minded engineer who can take on some of the world's most challenging laser process development projects in a small-business environment. We utilize cutting-edge lasers, optical systems, vision, sensors, motion and software to bring laser applications from the lab to state-of-the-art automation tools for our Fortune 500 and startup company customers.

 

We are a work culture that truly believes in living out and practicing our values. Everyone including the CEO work closely together. We believe in work-life balance, investing in people, work excellence, continuous growth, and open feedback. You will get to work with a small and impactful team of great people who really care about their work and each other.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Design of platform and custom laser equipment and subassemblies.

  • Ability to present and sell the designs to management and customers.

  • Coordinate the development of tools and subassemblies from concept, through review, build and test.

  • Fully document the tools and subassemblies through drawings, BOM and build procedures.

  • Support team effort to improve laser equipment in the TLS laboratory.

  • Provide concepts for designs to incorporate process methods, for internal and customer understanding.

  • Support the assembly of laser subassemblies and systems during the build of customer laser tools.

  • Support sales and marketing teams with technical expertise. Provide concept designs for tools and fixturing to enhance sales.

  • Participate in TLS training to improve on your technical and management skills/knowledge.

  • Support of customer tools, including both remote and onsite service and support.
     

Qualifications

  • Highly collaborative team player with the ability to proactively address issues and hold difficult conversations to enhance teamwork

  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical Engineering with 7+ years industry experience in design, automation and robotics. Prior work with lasers or laser processes is beneficial.

  • Ability to create and design tools; following industrial guidelines while incorporating newly developed processes and methods.

  • Strong fundamental understanding of mechanics, automation and motion. General knowledge of electronics, PLC, motion system control.

  • Problem solving mindset with the ability to think outside the box, yet know when to use tried and proven methods.

  • Fluent in the use and knowledge of SolidWorks. Full understanding of industrial fabrication methods, techniques and requirements (machine shop, welding, materials, coatings).

  • Conversational in ASME Y14.5 GD&T.

  • Ability to work with PDM/ERP systems. Be the main contributor to Document Control and proactively drive the documentation method. Fully versed in BOM generation and maintenance.

  • Vivid ability to present technical design, information and data into simple, clear and presentable formats for both internal and customer reports/presentations.

  • Passion to learn new technology and applications.

  • Personal drive to work in an extremely creative, fast paced and start-up environment. Desire to increase personal and professional development.

  • Proactive and able to lead technical design and development projects.

Laser Applications Engineer

Turner Laser Systems is looking for a Laser Applications Engineer to join the team as a full-time position at our headquarters in Fremont, CA. We are looking for a highly talented laser processing expert who can take on some of the world's most challenging laser process development projects in a small-business environment. We utilize cutting-edge lasers, optical systems, vision, sensors, motion and software to bring laser applications from the lab to state-of-the-art automation tools for our Fortune 500 and startup company customers.

 

We are a work culture that truly believes in living out and practicing our values. Everyone including the CEO work closely together. We believe in work-life balance, investing in people, work excellence, continuous growth, and open feedback. You will get to work with a small and impactful team of great people who really care about their work and each other.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design and execute on laser process development experiments for customer applications and present the results to management and customers.

  • Laser setup, alignment and characterization as well as documentation therein.

  • Support team effort to improve laser equipment in laser laboratory.

  • Maintain cleanliness, organization and efficiency of laser laboratory.

  • Provide knowledge transfer to the machine design team based on lab experiments.

  • Support the design, build, setup, and verification testing of laser systems during customer laser tool development.

  • Support sales and marketing teams with technical expertise.

  • Participate in internal training and improving on technical and management skills.

  • Support of customer tools, including both remote and onsite service and support.


Qualifications

  • PhD or Masters in laser materials processing OR Bachelor degree in science/engineering with additional 3+ years industry experience in laser materials process

  • Ability to create and manage experiments, following good scientific procedures

  • Very strong fundamental understanding of laser-materials interactions and laser processing foundations

  • Must be very fluent in setting up and aligning lasers

  • Problem solving mindset with the ability to break down large projects into a series of tests and experiments

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with hardware and software integration

  • Very strong ability to present technical data into simple, clear and presentable formats for both internal reports and customer reports/presentations

  • Passion to learn new technology and applications

  • Personal drive to work in an extremely creative, fast paced and start-up environment

  • Proactive and able to drive small technical projects.

How to Apply
Please follow all the instructions below:

  • Research: Please review our website and LinkedIn page to learn about what we do. 

  • Cover Letter: Plese write a cover letter (in email or attach as PDF) that includes the following: 

    • An introduction about your background

    • Your passions

    • Why you chose your career path

    • Your long term vision

    • How your career and interests align with this position at Turner Laser Systems

  • Resume: Attach your resume

  • Submission: Send your cover letter and resume to contact@turnerlasersystems.com

 

We value good communication highly and care deeply about knowing our candidates, and a thoughtful cover letter is essential to the application process.

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