Luminus is a vertically integrated fast-growing high-tech company that engages in high power Light-Emitting-Diode (LED) solid-state lighting for a variety of application areas such as industrial UV, IR, medicals, projection displays, high-end illumination lighting, horticulture lighting, and automotive lighting. Luminus is at the forefront of the undergoing solid-state lighting revolution that will change lighting technology in almost every aspect of our everyday work and life. Luminus, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster a work environment that's inclusive as well as diverse and if you are looking for a place where you can grow, work hard, and have fun this is a GREAT opportunity to learn about the lighting technology world and be part of an exciting forward company!

Job Description:

The engineer will be a key member of the Technology R&D team and work with all functions to develop new light source technologies, support new product introduction and sustain small-scale manufacturing activities. The engineer will focus on ceramic phosphor technology development that is critical to the company’s business growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute experimental designs to improve performance and yield of ceramic phosphor component.
  • Do original research and develop new manufacturing processes.
  • Identify and qualify new equipment as needed to drive technology development.
  • Take ownership of relevant processing equipment. Perform basic maintenance and troubleshooting duties.
  • Create and maintain SOPs, training materials, and technician qualification procedure.
  • Mentor and lead technicians. 
  • Sustain the small-scale manufacturing tasks. Plan daily activities, implement and track SPC, and troubleshoot process issues.

Qualifications for the Position:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in physical sciences or engineering required.
  • Hands-on working experience in advanced ceramic material processing technology development is highly desirable.
  • Strong background in materials science, optics and solid-state physics. Working knowledge of luminescent material, color science and/or LED technology is a big plus.
  • Hands-on equipment and instrumentation skills are highly desirable.
  • Strong skills with statistical data analysis and DOE. Relevant work experience involving SPC is preferred.
  • A strong work ethic. Self-motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team environment.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • PPO, HMO, HDHP with HSA
  • Paid Time Off & Corporate Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan w/ Employer Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • And more!

Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualification.

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