Optics and Electromagnetics Group Manager
Kirkland, Washington - Full Time

Are you a seasoned professional interested in leading a team to create advanced technologies that have a positive impact on the world? We are seeking a people-oriented, energetic, hands-on manager who displays technical initiative and scientific gravitas and will lead our Optics and Electromagnetics Group to new heights of accomplishment.   

WHAT'S THE JOB?

Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc. (MRDA) is the key overseas R&D center for Mitutoyo Corporation, a stable, private, Japan-based provider of metrology tools and systems for over 85 years. MRDA has been pivotal in the development of high-performance technologies, software, and product that contribute significantly to Mitutoyo’s product portfolio and business success, and which positively impact millions of customers around the world. 

As the Manager of the Optics and Electromagnetics Group at MRDA, you will lead a team of world-class physicists and optical scientists to find solutions to exciting challenges in the field of precision metrology and related fields. You will be responsible for the development of sophisticated technologies, devices, sensors, and products, and will collaborate closely with other functional groups at MRDA and throughout the global Mitutoyo R&D division to bring new products to market.

WHY WORK HERE?

Your work here will help make a positive impact on society, and you’ll enjoy working in our casual and friendly environment, using our state of the art facilities and equipment. We’ll support your career development with training opportunities and our cultural focus on individual growth. You’ll love our excellent benefits package, including 100% premium-paid medical/dental/vision package and 401k with matching contributions. 

For additional benefits information, see our website.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

We are looking for a high energy, seasoned, innovative technical leader who can influence new directions in R&D with clear experimental concept-and-feasibility demonstrations. You will have an excellent academic background, solid industry experience, along with strong hands-on ability to lead others in debugging perplexing problems in the lab. We’re also looking for demonstrated ability in people leadership within functional and project groups. Are you someone with a sense of how to conceive and develop compelling new product technologies? Motivators and visionaries are welcome! 

Your peer team will be some of the best technical managers in electrical engineering, optomechanical engineering, and algorithm research. We value well-rounded group managers who are always learning, and then challenging and encouraging team members to reach their career-best experiences in the invention, demonstration, and productization of new technologies that improve the world and society through precision metrology.

For a list of required and beneficial skills and experience, see the job description.

OUR COMPANY

Mitutoyo Research & Development America, Inc. (MRDA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitutoyo Corporation, develops state of the art technologies and software that enhance people’s lives through-world leading metrology solutions. Our products are used to ensure quality in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, semiconductor, medical equipment, and machine tool industries. We are located in the beautiful Northwest in a modern well-equipped facility, and offer a challenging, team-oriented & casual work environment. We provide great benefits. We work hard, play hard, enjoy life, and have fun.

For more information about life at MRDA, see our website.