Job Title
Project Mgr - Laser Development
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Job Description

Project Manager - Scientific Laser Development
Northeast 90-120k package

About the Company

RA’s client develops and manufactures sophisticated high-end laser systems for scientific and industrial applications. Our client’s portfolio includes diode lasers, ultrafast fiber lasers, terahertz systems and frequency combs. From grad students / post docs to Nobel Laureates and OEM customers, all acknowledge the world-class specifications of RA’s client's lasers, as well as their reliability and long lifetimes.

Founded more than 20 years ago in Europe, RA’s client has become one of the leading laser photonics companies by aiming for and consistently delivering high-end specifications driven devices, systems, products. RA’s client's diode lasers are appreciated for excellent beam coherence, wide tuning range and ideal beam profiles.

With a corporate mantra of a “Passion for Precision" RA’s client's 200+ employees take pride in developing customized systems. In close collaboration with universities and research organizations the latest scientific discoveries are frequently incorporated into RA’s client’s commercial products. With a global distribution network, RA’s client provides exceptional service worldwide.

Over the past decade RA’s client has grown the capabilities of its worldwide locations to include product design and manufacturing, applications and technical support, and customer service in addition to their traditional sales roles. In continuation of this effort our US office in Farmington, NY is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Project Manager - Laser Development.

About the Job

RA’s client is a global, equal opportunity employer that supports diversity in the workplace. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive total benefits package.

The Project Manager will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities related to a new product line being designed and manufactured in the US. This product generates cw laser radiation based on well-established techniques in nonlinear optics (NLO). Working in concert with our established team this position will responsible for:

  • Managing ongoing development projects with a focus on:
  • Commercialization Design for manufacturability
  • Vendor selection and management
  • Budget monitoring and management to bring project in on budget and on time Quality
  • Contribution to and management of development schedule
  • Product certifications
  • Project reporting
  • Works as part of the engineering team and product management teams for successful product launch
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Qualified applicants should have:
  • Degree in scientific discipline (MS/PhD)
  • Significant experience and skill in hands-on work with cw lasers and optical techniques
  • Prior experience in project management and commercialization of optical systems Must have experience bringing a product to market
  • Entrepreneurial, start-up mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as an outgoing personality and a desire to interact with people
  • Preference will be given to those with the unrestricted right to work in the United States