OEM Engineer Manager

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.

And for years, HORIBA Scientific’s OEM division has been the preferred, reliable, and consistent supplier of OEM spectroscopy components throughout the world … offering a complete range of OEM imaging miniature spectrographs and spectrometers along with CCD, Photodiode array (CMOS), and InGaAs detectors that operate from the UV through to the NIR. Our high-reliability products and know-how are leveraged in a wide range of high-tech industries such as Medical, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, and Biotech to name a few.

Presently, our HORIBA Scientific OEM Division is searching for an experienced Engineering Manager, a growth-oriented position potentially leading to an Engineering Director level. This leader will drive the team in servicing high-volume industrial customers and contribute to the next generation of light detection devices including camera and spectroscopy products for our North American operation located in Piscataway, New Jersey.  The ideal candidate will possess strong experience extending across multi-disciplinary boundaries in a fast-paced, highly technical product development environment and will be responsible for the implementation of the engineering and development activities of new and existing products, providing leadership, technical oversight as well as problem-solving capabilities.

The OEM Engineering Manager/Director will require a solid understanding of the complete product development process from feasibility to the concept through field-deployed maintenance garnered by years of pertinent true hands-on design experience related to highly reliable instrumentation products, analytical instruments, and/or related embedded control systems.

This position is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to join a passionate and very successful design team that continues to deliver best-in-class light detecting and analysis products to its customers from a capabilities and performance standpoint. If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for your work that has garnered success in leading and contributing to team-oriented product development efforts, please keep reading and visit our corporate website www.horiba.com to learn more.



  • 100% On-Site Full-Time position
  • Advanced degree preferred in Electrical Engineering or Photonics Engineering with 15+ years of experience related to managing a multi-disciplined team.
  • Pertinent true hands-on design experience related to high volume/reliability instrumentation products, analytical instruments, and/or related embedded control systems.
  • Willing to consider candidates with a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering with 20+ years of appropriate experience as outlined herein.



  • Successful track record of product design experience at the component or system level related to highly reliable field-deployed data acquisition instrumentation with specialization in 1 or 2 of the following areas: spectroscopy, imaging, optomechanical designs for Photonics, CCD / CMOS sensors and cameras, on-board image processing, and deep vacuum technology.
  • Experience managing a multi-disciplined technical team in a fast-paced engineering environment.
  • Leadership proficiency with respect to efficiently running concurrent complex and moderate-sized product development efforts involving hardware, firmware, software, optics and mechanics.
  • Proven project level contingency planning capability to mitigate risk associated with product design requirements, costing and/or delivery dates.
  • Strong background in estimating project and product cost along with efficient elapsed time projections.
  • Experience with all phases of the Design Control process including Engineering Change Order / Notice generation.
  • Exemplary verbal / written communication skills including proficiency in PPT presentations.
  • Adept in the areas of regulatory compliance, product infrastructure testing logistics for volume manufacturing and analytical (MTBF, FMEA), and testing (HALT) exercises to validate/ensure product reliability. 
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management within the organization, as well as, customers and suppliers with respect to new product development, field-deployed product anomalies, and supply chain issues.



  • Provide technical leadership in the application of existing, new, and advanced engineering concepts, principles, and processes, as they relate to product development efforts.
  • Interpret customer requirements for generating technical proposals/specifications, project costing, and product development plans accordingly.
  • Contribute to the acquisition of new and emerging business opportunities by helping to develop structured plans (including multiplexing of staff) in the presence of ongoing product development efforts.
  • Provide information on a regular basis to internal and external customers (including upper management) with respect to project progress, as well as, cost (engineering hours, product cost estimations in various volumes) and completion aspects.
  • Implement dynamic project/ product contingency planning (when required) to keep ongoing development aspects related to time, money, and quality on track.
  • Address potential issues proactively and apply real-time problem-solving skills to achieve prompt resolution. Continually address improvement opportunities.
  • Consistently demonstrate commitment to company values.
  • Assist in the recruitment and hiring of new personnel (when required).
  • Promote and foster a positive and cooperative work environment.


Compensation Package:

HORIBA Instruments offers a competitive compensation package that includes a 401(k) plan with a 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 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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