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Photonics Engineer
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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Engineer will work as a member of a project team supporting technical projects by designing and implementing photonics equipment for laboratory, pilot and production equipment. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are essential.

Safety and Procedures:

* Follow all publicized safety policies/procedures and JIBS applicable to the job.
* Use appropriate PPE that has been identified on the Hazard Analysis for the department/role.
* Attend and participate in all safety training, safety meetings, audits and Behavior Based Safety programs assigned.
* Report all safety hazards observed. If capable, correct the safety hazard identified.

Essential Job Functions:

* Designs and implements photonic systems for laboratory, pilot and/or production equipment on multiple projects both independently and as a team member
* Builds, tests and qualifies photonic equipment necessary to developing and producing new product concepts
* May direct activities of one or more technicians or co-op students
* Generates technical reports
* Generates ideas for photonics equipment and systems to enable new products and related production processes
* Delivers written and/oral presentations
* Resolves problems with customized photonics equipment
* Develops an understanding of the marketplace and processes
* Leads laser safety activities as Laser Safety Officer
* Responsible for completing and filling of annual CRDH laser reports
* Designs photonic equipment and/or system that is consistent and supportive of a control architecture established by senior electrical engineer
* Documents photonic designs, algorithms and programs such that the equipment can be readily understood and serviced by other engineers
* Gathers and interprets data
* Uses knowledge and understanding of photonics equipment to suggest solutions to problems encountered in operation, control, and integration of such equipment. Exercises judgment on the progress of the work and makes suggestions of technical alternatives as needed
* Leads, plans, conducts, schedules and coordinates small projects
* Integrate photonic activities with Edison Welding Institute
* Reads, understands and is committed to conducting business in accordance to Albany International's Business Ethics Policy. All business of the company should, at all times, be conducted ethically, fairly, honestly and with integrity.

About Albany International Corporation

Albany International Corp., along with its subsidiaries, operates in five business segments: Paper Machine Clothing, Albany Door Systems, Engineered Fabrics, Engineered Composites and PrimaLoft Products. The Paper Machine Clothing segment includes fabrics and belts used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard (paper machine clothing (PMC)). The Albany Door Systems designs, manufactures, sells, and services industrial doors, for a range of interior, exterior and machine protection industrial applications. Albany Engineered Composites include textiles and materials to other industries, including specialty materials and composite structures for aircraft and other applications. Albany Engineered Fabrics includes a variety of products similar to PMC for application in the corrugators, pulp, non-wovens, building products, tannery and textile industries. PrimaLoft Products includes insulation for outdoor clothing, gloves, footwear, sleeping bags and home furnishings. (Source: 10-K)