Detector Manufacturing Engineer

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing, and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand. Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment.  “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters. To learn more about our unique culture, visit our culture page.

Detector Manufacturing Engineer

The Detector Manufacturing Engineer is the liaison between R&D and production.  This position will focus on ensuring that each new HORIBA  Detector product meets production readiness requirements associated with the proper manufacturing and test, prior to its release to production.


  • BS degree (or above), in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or relevant equivalent experience.
  • 7-10 years of prior experience around instrumentation products for the biomedical, scientific or industrial sectors.



  • Working closely with R&D to test and qualify new prototype detector designs.
  • Creating and implementing ISO work procedures to meet product assembly / test specifications.
  • Analyzing product manufacturing data, statistics and processes to promote / improve quality and efficiency.
  • Supporting / participating in manufacturing fixture designs for new and existing products.
  • Creating / modifying mechanical drawings for product / fixtures as required.
  • Working in SAP to add and modify BOM parts as needed.
  • Implementing ECOs as needed.
  • Strong problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.



  • Knowledge and use of AutoCad, as well as, PTC Creo or Solid Works.
  • Practical hands-on approach in transitioning newly designed products into a repetitive / volume production environment.
  • Previous liaison role in bridging design and manufacturing groups with all facets of production readiness and resolution of manufacturing and/or design anomalies.
  • Understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Familiarity with the proper handling of optics and electronic board assemblies.
  • Ability to perform basic electronic troubleshooting using DVMs and scopes
  • Proven ability to identify, assess, solve problems and implement process improvements.
  • Outstanding organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Solid time management skills. Ability to concentrate on meeting objectives and performance.
  •  Flexibility and ability to multi-task several priorities when encountering evolving business goals.


Preferred Attributes (one or more viewed as a plus): 

  • Previous SAP working experience
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanical instruments housing photosensitive detectors, electronic PCBs, Peltiers, optics and flexes. 
  • Working knowledge of vacuum and/or cryogenic processes.
  • Previous experience supporting CCD/CMOS products in a design or manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of thermal electric devices and low outgassing thermal management adhesives/epoxies.
  • Familiarity with product techniques associated with instrument AC-DC power distribution, cooling, and grounding.


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with match; employee group dental, vision, life, and disability (short and long-term) paid for by the company; medical insurance, family dental and vision insurance, and supplemental life insurance available with reasonable employee contributions; employee assistance program; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; flexible spending accounts; and educational reimbursement and commuter benefit programs.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call (732)494-8660 for assistance. HORIBA will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able to participate in the hiring process. HORIBA is committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities.

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