Manufacturing Process Engineer

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI)

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 10 months ago


We’re looking for a Manufacturing Process Engineer, who will be responsible for designing, programming, simulating and testing automated machinery in order to maximize the efficiency of production lines. The Manufacturing Process Engineer will also verify materials and components used to create a range of products. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong programming knowledge and ability to work and communicate with other teams to complete exact tasks.


  • Perform material qualification process to qualify new material for RD or production. The main responsibility is to review specsheet define test item and quantity, review data, and prepare qualification report to qualify/deny the material
  • Work with Manufacture Engineering team and production line to perform qualification processes. Provide qualification SOP and instruction for technician and operator. Modify necessary manufacture process if needed. Troubleshoot issues related to new material
  • Work with Quality team to establish inspection standard for new material
  • Work with Sourcing team to review specification and documentation from vendors
  • Other manufacture related duties as needed or required up to 50% of the working time


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 1+ years in engineering related work, 2+ years preferred
  • Knowledge of common programming languages and use of Microsoft Office Products
  • Labview programming or circuit design experience is a plus
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills and ability to manage multiple/concurrent projects
  • Able to work independently and responsibly without close supervision
  • Able to lift or move equipment up to 35 pounds
  • This position may be expected to travel (5%)


In addition to competitive salary, AOI offers

  • Flexible and competitive health (medical, dental, vision) plans offer the employee with the right options to meet individual and family needs
  • Employer matching on 401(k) deferrals
  • Generous PTO policy (over 3 weeks of PTO in the initial year), with unused PTO payout at end of the year
  • Relocation package available within US
  • Immigration sponsorships (Must be currently authorized to work in the US)



Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment Services - Planning, Automation, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Management, Document Control, Electrical, Engineering, Estimation, Industrial, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Mathematical/Statistical Skills, Mechanical, Network Administration, Occupational Safety, Optoelectronics, Project Management, Quality Control, Science & Biotech, Software Development, Supply Chain

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