Careers at Magnitude Instruments.

Magnitude Instruments has openings and we would love to hear from you!

WHO WE ARE

Magnitude Instruments engineers and manufactures specialized equipment that allows researchers at leading universities and scientific research facilities to analyze materials on a microscopic level by using lasers and fast electronics to capture molecular movies that occur in billionths of a second. This revolutionary, patent-pending technology allows scientists to spend orders of magnitude less time collecting data and more time focusing on the actual science. Our company builds better instruments for better science, with the potential to change the world.

AVAILABLE OPENINGS

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

JOB OVERVIEW:

Magnitude Instruments is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist/Technician to join our rapidly growing team. This position will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for the design and manufacture of our state-of-the-art transient absorption spectrometers, as well as prototyping for future products and providing critical input on future product development.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Design, develop, and manufacture transient absorption spectrometers products and manage documentation, including bill of materials; drawings; procedures; and technical specifications
  • Support new product development that spans the full range of development from feasibility studies to stable production
  • Assist with lifecycle projects to improve field reliability of existing products, cost saving projects, Assurance of Supply projects, and new product development projects
  • Mechanical design of components and assemblies including plastics, sheet metal, structural metals, insulation systems, sealing methods, fluid connectors, fasteners, busbars, and other components, with hands on prototyping

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering discipline
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling software; Solidworks is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous design experience preferred

If you think joining our team sounds like just the niche for you, click here to learn more and apply.

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MARKETING MANAGER

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Marketing and Communications (MARCOM) Manager is responsible for the strategic design, coordination, administration, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of online and offline media and communication strategies that are intended to increase awareness and promote the company’s products, technical services, and R&D capabilities in the scientific sector to targeted businesses and universities. This role is responsible for market research, customer discovery, competitor and emerging trend analysis, digital and social strategy, brand communications, corporate communications, internal communications, event management, and public affairs.

WE ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM YOU IF:

  • You are excited and energized about working with us to collect qualitative and quantitative market data, analyze market trends, and identify the competition and prospective customers then distill the resulting information into understandable, accurate, and actionable reports that will drive the business decision-making processes for the company.
  • You feel confident that your contributions and collaboration with the leadership team, vendors, suppliers, distributors, customers, and others will result in the design and execution of highly effective online and offline marketing, branding, advertising, and communications campaigns and engagement programs that align with company strategy, resources, and budget.
  • You are adept at developing audience- and platform-specific content for each phase of the buying process in a variety of formats (e.g. videos, blog articles, newsletters, data sheets, advertisements, white papers, articles, press releases) across a wide variety of channels (e.g. company website, social media, industry publications, printed sales collateral, newsletters, trade shows, mobile applications, webinars, etc.).

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Advertising & Public Relations, Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Communications, Communications Arts & Sciences, Corporate Communications, Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Digital Journalism & Media, Journalism, Mass Communications, Media Studies, Marketing, Marketing Analytics, & Insight, Organizational & Professional Communications, Social Media, Strategic Communications, Telecommunications, or related field or four (4) solid years of progressively responsible concept-to-completion marketing and communications work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Proven ability to create clear, accurate product descriptions for technical and/or sales pieces and producing compelling digital/print/video content and razor-sharp presentations that resonate across rapidly changing industry sectors.
  • Strong working knowledge and be eager to use new technologies including but not limited to mastering Customer Management System (CMS) software, WordPress, keyword search engine optimization, and analytics (e.g. Google Analytics, Webtrends, etc), Google Adwords, and other e-commerce, industry-specific tools; must have a high comfort level with tracking analytics for all marketing, branding, advertising and communications activities. Basic HTML is highly desired.
  • “Day 1” Microsoft Office skills (e.g. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.) and a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat.

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SCIENTIFIC TECHNICAL SALES – SPECTROSCOPY

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY

JOB OVERVIEW:

This is a remote work/telecommuting position primarily servicing the North America market. Regular on-going day and overnight travel is required; some sporadic, international travel may be necessary. Having a valid driver’s license, a registered and insured vehicle, and the ability to drive to and from prospective/current accounts or other business events is necessary; must also be able to travel by common carrier air and/or train for prospect/customer site visits and industry tradeshows and other events.

WORK INCUDES:

  • Assisting in sales strategy development/implementation; this includes working with others to plan for commercialization, upgrades, and/or new applications; forecasting annual, quarterly, and monthly sales revenue; designing tactical plans that result in securing fully executed sales contracts; and taking ownership of all sales activities that support and meet/exceed those goals.
  • Analyzing customer research, current and trending market conditions, and competitor information to properly position and promote the company’s product and service offerings.
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of sales and marketing initiatives and business development strategies to drive sales; this includes producing technically accurate and commercially appealing email, social media, and display advertising campaigns, maximizing exposure at trade shows, conferences, and association events, etc.
  • Measuring, analyzing, and reporting sales performance metrics (ROI and KPIs); recommend appropriate course adjustments based on new client data, market trends or other acquired industry intelligence.
  • Communicating client and project opportunities, status, risks, and successes.

WE ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM YOU IF:

  • You have successfully entered new product markets and sold high-tech spectrometers, lasers, analytical chemistry equipment, or optical components and have built and maintained relationships with key decision makers
  • You are looking for an opportunity to massively impact your earning potential

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in any one of the disciplines of Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, or another physical science or engineering field; advanced degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of technical sales experience building professional affiliations and connections in the fields of optical laboratory equipment or academic/industrial laser and laser component sales.
  • Must demonstrate a deep understanding of the theory and practice of spectroscopy; and, also, current commercially available instrumentation/solutions associated with this field
  • “Day 1” comfort level with strategic cold-calling, being able to take the initiative and thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven environment; taking personal ownership of business activities and outcomes is expected.
  • High comfort level with software and spreadsheets, including use of financial, metric-driven performance reporting, all Microsoft office products, on-line calendar and meeting tools, smart phones, CRM, and a wide variety of other technology tools.

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PHOTONICS ENGINEER

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Photonics Engineer at Magnitude Instruments is responsible for the strategic development of new high performance photonics systems primarily focused on spectroscopic instrumentation and will work to design and implement improvements to our company’s current product lines. Furthermore, this individual will lead research and development projects including project planning, writing grant proposals, documenting progress, and reporting findings to management.

WORK INCUDES:

  • Driving product development initiatives by leading the design, implementation, and application of new photonic systems, researching advances in photonics technologies, and incorporating customer feedback into product designs.
  • Working closely with our software and electrical engineering teams to generate control systems for the photonics instrumentation.
  • Engaging with customers through digital media and in-person to understand customers problems.
  • Writing and submitting grant proposals such as Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants to support research and development goals.
  • Leading or participating in occasional meetings with clients to train them on current instruments in our product line.
  • Conducting independent research on relevant field of study utilizing the instrumentation and spectroscopic techniques our company offers and presenting work at conferences and writing manuscripts to discuss technological and scientific breakthroughs.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:

  • PhD degree from an accredited four-year college or university in any one of the disciplines of Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, or another physical science or engineering field.
  • 2+ years’ direct work experience designing, building, and maintaining photonics systems used in time-resolved spectroscopy.
  • Experience in coding with MATLAB, Python, or LabVIEW for instrument control strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the theory and practice of time-resolved spectroscopy, as well as various types of commercially available instrumentation and techniques related to transient absorption.
  • Have experience working with lasers and laser systems.
  • Have a sound understanding of the operation of electronic devices such as operational amplifiers, oscilloscopes, and photodetectors.

If you think joining our team sounds like just the niche for you, click here to learn more and apply.

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APPLICATIONS ENGINEER – PHOTONICS SYSTEMS

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY

WORK INCUDES:

  • Assisting in sales strategy development/implementation of our transient absorption product lines; this includes working with others to plan for commercialization, upgrades, and/or new applications; forecasting annual, quarterly, and monthly sales revenue; designing tactical plans that result in securing fully executed sales contracts; and taking ownership of all sales activities that support and meet/exceed those goals.
  • Driving marketing and sales by interfacing with customers at in-person events, giving technical talks, presentations, and product demonstrations; drafting educational/training materials such as videos, webinars, white papers, tutorials, and manuals; coordinating ongoing R&D activities for new products and upgrades to current products based on customer feedback.
  • Writing grant proposals with a focus on Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants in support of R&D projects.
  • Providing pre-sale and post-sale technical support.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:

  • PhD degree from an accredited four-year college or university in any one of the disciplines of Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, or another physical science or engineering field.
  • 2+ years’ experience designing, building, and maintaining photonics systems used in time-resolved spectroscopy.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the theory and practice of time-resolved spectroscopy, as well as various types of commercially available instrumentation and techniques related to transient absorption.
  • Have experience working with lasers and laser systems.
  • Have a general understanding of the operation of electronic devices such as operational amplifiers, oscilloscopes, and photodetectors.

If you think joining our team sounds like just the niche for you, click here to learn more and apply.

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Magnitude Instruments, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.