Laser Manufacturing Director or Manager

San Francisco, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Openwater is creating next-generation imaging technologies that can enable us to see inside our bodies in great detail. With this advancement comes the promise of new abilities to diagnose and treat disease.

About the Role

As a Laser Manufacturing Director or Manager at Openwater, you will be responsible for managing the development of novel lasers. This means taking them through research into development and ultimately to production. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a strong problem solver, and a creative leader who can work well with cross functional groups. We are looking for an extremely energetic, self-motivated individual who takes initiative in a constantly-changing working environment.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Defining the near term roadmap for laser research all the way to production across multiple laser programs.

  • Manage laser programs including internal employees and external vendors.

  • Experience in refining the epi to develop lasers to meet challenging specifications working directly with the fab.

  • Working closely with our Chief Technology Officer to assure the laser program fits well with the over product development programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent Management and communication skills.

  • Ph.D (or beyond) in Laser Physics, or equivalent discipline.

  • At least 10 years of industry experience in laser manufacturing.

  • At least 5 years of industry experience in management of bringing semiconductor lasers from research to production.

  • US work authorization required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Openwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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