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Applications Engineer X-Ray/CT

Company: Nikon Metrology, Inc.
Location: Brighton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Applications Engineer

Why Nikon Metrology?
Joining Nikon Metrology is joining a global company and becoming part of the future, giving you the opportunity to enter into a career where you can help to shape and define innovation.

Applications Engineer Benefits:
--- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability,
--- Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal,
--- 401k, Company Matching
--- Pet Insurance, Educational Reimbursement
--- Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time!
--- Employee Discounts, Auto Supplier Discounts (Ford, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, & Chrysler)
--- $$Referral Bonus$$
--- Job based in Brighton
--- 50%+ domestic and limited international travel required

1. APPLICATIONS ENGINEER JOB PURPOSE:
Provide technical support for best use of our industrial X-ray and CT equipment to sales staff, field service engineers, other application engineers, customers, and potential customers in the Americas.

2. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
--- Train users of all backgrounds in the use of X-ray CT, both in Brighton, MI and at customers' facilities.
--- Demonstrate Nikon's range of X-ray equipment by scanning customer samples and producing world-class results.
--- Test new control software and report issues, and to suggest improvements.
--- Produce clear concise training material.
--- Establish procedure and guide for factory and site acceptance testing.
--- Discuss customers' applications and decide the best configuration of X-ray system to supply and to assist Sales staff with preparing quotations.
--- Use C# software to develop custom user interfaces for complex automated tasks.
--- Explain X-ray/CT techniques at conferences and in technical journals.
--- Participate in committees, boards and other work groups for the advancement of CT techniques and standards.
--- Maintain knowledge of the latest X-ray and CT scanning techniques, national and international standards and suggest how they may be used with Nikon equipment. Assist in manning trade shows.
--- Professionally represent Nikon at all times.

3. ANCILLARY RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Assist in distributing pertinent technical information to all sales personnel.
--- Demonstration equipment and demonstration center(s) upkeep.
--- Recommend design improvements to enhance product performance and ease-of-use.
--- Log/track customer communications in CRM.
--- Log/track demonstrations and projects.
--- Test/Log bugs in new software versions.
--- Professionally Represent Nikon at all Times.

4. APPLICATIONS ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS
Essential:
--- Bachelor's degree (or higher) in physics or a physics-related subject.
--- 10+ years' experience in a comparable role.
--- Effective customer communication skills.
--- Knowledge of physics and mathematics.
--- Knowledge of X-ray interactions, statistics of image acquisition at low photon counts, 3D volume reconstruction from projection images to produce guidelines on how to inspect a sample based on its geometry and chemical make-up.
Desirable:
--- Previous industrial X-ray / CT experience.
--- Previous use of VGStudio MAX analysis software.
--- Ability to present X-Ray / CT materials at both introductory training and at scientific conference levels.

5. Competencies
A) Functional competencies
--- Ability to observe, monitor, collect and record data.
--- Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
--- Ability to review data and identify trends and draw conclusions.
--- Knowledge of business writing.
--- Ability to communicate effectively as an individual and within a team.
--- Ability to review written content for grammatical and spelling errors.
--- Basic understanding of graphic design principles.
--- Knowledge of event planning strategies and tactics.
--- Basic knowledge of the development, management and execution of a successful marketing campaign.

B) Core competencies
Be pro-active:
--- Broad minded and well informed to act quickly and resolutely
Seek new knowledge:
--- Pioneer new potential through self-study and insatiable curiosity
Communicate well:
--- Harmonize diverse skills by thinking out of the box and communicating effectively with others
Display integrity:
--- Work with diligence and sincerity as a responsible individual
Embrace diversity:
--- Welcome and value different talents, perspectives, and diverse cultures

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or disabled veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or thereinafter referred collectively as "protected veterans".

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Keywords: Nikon Metrology, Inc., Detroit , Applications Engineer X-Ray/CT, Engineering , Brighton, Michigan

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