Applications Engineer II

Maple Grove, MN

Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

The Applications Engineer II has overall responsibility of performing advanced feasibility studies/demos and completing system definition, setup and programming tasks for projects within the process control & inspection group. They will interact with customers and the project team regarding demonstrations, requirements documentation, and solution development from the initial feasibility through final system acceptance. They must leverage their previous experience to solve complex engineering problems and implement new processes within the group to advance the overall performance of the team.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

  • Complete advanced system feasibility studies and presentation of results to potential customers when novel designs and/or new concepts need to be employed
  • Demonstrate system technology and capabilities at conferences, trade shows and customer meetings
  • Define and complete needed engineering assessments and tests for project proposals
  • Conceptualize & develop new techniques and processes to address key customer requirements
  • Regularly participate in team and customer meetings
  • Develop applications requirements to meet external and internal customer needs
  • Participate in the system design process
  • Plan and complete system image acquisition programming
  • Develop/test the customer specific software configuration of the system
  • Create technical reports/presentations highlighting system performance and present to the customer
  • Develop and execute factory acceptance and site acceptance test protocols
  • Perform system install and bring up at the customer site
  • Perform root cause analysis and propose solutions to technical problems that need to be addressed across various projects
  • Propose new developments based on current team inefficiencies and new possible technical advancements
  • Develop applications requirements for internal customers
  • Define and complete preliminary investigatory tasks
  • Develop and execute engineering test plans

You are:

  • BS/BA or MS in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics or equivalent
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Preferred background in optics/imaging, X-ray/CT, image processing, mechanical design, manufacturing & assembly and/or computer programming.
  • Acquired skillset in CAD assemblies and drawings, advanced hardware & software troubleshooting, opto-mechanical design, basic control system debugging, robust documentation procedures & design risk assessment/mitigation.
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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