Senior – R&D Lamination Process Engineer
Posted on 3/28/2023
Magic Leap

1,001-5,000 employees

Augmented reality platform
Company Overview
Magic Leap is creating a powerful augmented reality platform for enterprise. We deliver profound, positive impact for companies all over the world—helping them optimize workflows, improve productivity, and increase ROI.
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • 1-5 years of relevant experience
  • Lamination or CNC assembly required
  • Viewing AutoCAD files
  • Hands-on with machinery or product prototypes
  • Creating and executing experiments using data-driven analysis to derive conclusions and set next-step actions, both at single experiment and larger-programmatic levels
  • Lamination process and machine development (and/or surface mount technology (SMT), printed circuit board assembly (PCB), or pick-and-place (PNP), mobile phone lamination, and/or laminated object manufacturing (LOM) experience)
  • Roll-to-roll (R2R) web handling and process development
  • Process engineering, especially in a research and development (R&D) environment; creating new processes and creating and developing new tools
  • Material and adhesive selection
  • Working with and modifying 2D and 3D CAD files, especially AutoCAD, CREO or similar
  • Providing input for manufacturing equipment design
  • Manufacturing process for VR/AR/MR devices or similar (ie, mobile phones, displays, circuit boards, etc.)
  • Transition and hand-off between R&D prototypes to high-volume manufacturing
  • Active alignment of optical components
  • Creation, execution and analysis of Design of Experiments (DOEs) for process improvement, material selection or similar using statistical evaluation methods and/or software
  • JMP, especially applied to evaluating, comparing and analyzing data to drive next-step decisions for experiments, process or materials improvements, DOEs, etc
  • Takes initiative, and searches for information and new solutions
  • Willing to work onsite at R&D facility and inside cleanroom for large amounts of time
  • Interest in augmented reality and/or knowledge of AR/VR/MR display architecture
  • Adhesive dispense process and systems
  • Metrology tools such as Low Coherence Interferometry (LCI), coordinate measuring machine (CMM), optical microscopy and/or similar
  • B.S. or M.S. in engineering or related science field and 2 years industry experience
  • Ownership and development of lamination processes, tools and materials focused on the stacking of glass and glass-like layers as well as other flexible and/or non-flexible films including optically functional layers, pressure sensitive adhesives, etc
  • Utilize processes and tools to design, manufacture, and test prototype components and assemblies
  • Verify process and tooling through high precision measurement, often working and creating the measurement process, fixture, and program alongside the primary process
  • Designs experiments, executes, and writes reports to help make design and process decisions
  • Fabricates small quantities of prototype assemblies, and guides technicians in fabricating medium quantities
  • Research and benchmark other industry processes. Develop, implement and refine prototype manufacturing processes on preliminary manufacturing and process equipment
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and initiating repairs
  • Create and maintain specifications and documentation for processes developed and utilized
  • Drives hand-off of well-defined processes to high volume manufacturing teams