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Senior Engineer
Process Manufacturing
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • 5+ years' experience in high-tech, engineering driven, manufacturing environment of complex electro-optical systems, sub systems and components
  • Experience with complex optical systems, lasers, free-space optical systems and components
  • The ideal candidate is mechanically inclined, analytic, detail-oriented, possesses quantitative analysis skills, is self-motivated, a great team member, able to proactively communicate with employees at all levels, delivering excellence in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Mechanical, electrical, and optical equipment troubleshooting experience
  • Optical Alignment Processing experience, including experience in aligning lenses, mirrors, prisms, and optical/opto-mechanical components on an optical breadboard
  • Experience in implementation, use or configuration of PLM systems
  • Experience in implementation, use or configuration of ERP/MRP/MES systems
  • Experience transforming R&D prototypes into highly reliable products
  • Collaboration with cross-functional development teams including engineering, research, and development
  • Strong hands-on attitude and ability to spend significant time "on the floor" with the team, being involved at the detail level
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or Science
  • General knowledge of complex optical, electrical or mechanical products and systems
  • Additional experience desired with semiconductor, optics, and photonics components, opto-electronic modules, vacuum assemblies, and cryogenic systems
  • Experience/success in interacting with suppliers directly, collaboration with supply chain sourcing, fostering partnerships for critical development and risk reduction
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well with customers, suppliers, and in a team environment
  • Ability to act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs and factories and/or supplier health development
  • Best-in-class cross-functional communication, collaboration & presentation skills
  • Ability to be on-site every day
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and continuously improve mechanical and optical assembly process in support of Quantum computer systems manufacturing
  • Responsible for mechanical assembly, optical assembly and alignment, tooling, and material handling methods
  • Create work instructions (SOP's) including EH&S guidelines, LOTO procedures, technician training plans, and maintenance SOP's for areas of responsibility
  • Develop safety guidelines, train, and drive compliance with technicians
  • Initiate / support / implement continuous process improvement, failure mode analysis (FMA), RCCA, statistical process controls, and key measurables
  • Partner with Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Engineering to identify areas of improvement for components, updating drawings to eliminate supplier escapes, identify opportunities for value engineering, support vendor qualifications and MRB processes
  • Partner with Facilities and Lab management on specification, implementation and bring-up of production infrastructure
  • Initiate and implement LEAN manufacturing and Cost Reduction activities
  • Establish processes and procedures in compliance with our QMS, consistent with in industry standards (eg TL9k)
  • Drive end to end yield improvements and touch time reduction
  • Drive root cause analysis and corrective action on production failures
  • Troubleshoot and correct equipment failures
  • Meet business OKR's and key results

51-200 employees

General-purpose quantum processor manufacturer
Company Overview
IonQ's mission is to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. The company has a unique trapped-ion approach combines unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical network-ability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create a quantum computer that is as scalable as it is powerful, and that will support a broad array of applications across a variety of industries.
  • Biweekly catered lunches
  • Parental leave
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • University facilities
  • Commuter benefits