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Mechanical Engineer - Orem, UT

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Company Name:Moxtek
Location:Orem, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$130000 - $175000 per year
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Job Summary:

A technical expert who's role is to design X-ray Products. Expectations are to learn and understand applications in X-ray techniques such as X-ray spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, etc., and also understand the capabilities and limits of Moxtek's X-ray products. Most time will be spent in developing new X-ray products. Major outputs included communicating, writing and presenting results to internal and external customers.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides both the Marketing Group and the R&D group end-use suitability insight; answering questions such as what functionality is achievable and what functionality is not available.
  2. Help the X-Ray Engineering Teams and the Marketing group to make better decisions in their respective roles in developing and marketing new products.
  3. Explores uses, capabilities, and limits of present products and prototype new products by exploring potential applications for these products in both current markets and new emerging markets.
  4. Develops new techniques and/or improved processes, materials, or products.
  5. Assists upper level management and staff as a technical specialist or advisor.
  6. Supervises all staff necessary to complete assignments including new product developments.
  7. Provides guidance and final approval for all design and processes required for the product.
  8. Conducts research in the field of HV fields as applied to the high vacuum devices and high voltage power supplies.
  9. Develops or helps to develop models for predicting the performance and reliability of the vacuum and high voltage devices.
  10. Interact with others in R&D and Production, listening, communicating, and incorporating joined expertise in materials, processing and design.
  11. Plans laboratory experiments to confirm feasibility of processes and techniques used in the development of new products.
  12. Prepares reports of study findings for the use of other scientists and requestors.
  13. Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  1. BS degree with 12 years of experience, MS degree with 8 years, or PhD with 5 years of experience.
  2. Experience in Ultra High Vacuum Systems, Materials, and Equipment.
  3. 3+ or more years of experience in X-ray analytical techniques such as XRF, XRD, X-ray imaging.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  1. Self-motivated; able to hone in on what tasks are most needed to accomplish.
  2. Excellent writing and presentation skills; prepares papers, presentations, technical reports, etc.
  3. Must be able to communicate both verbally and in written form in English.
  4. Fluent in modeling using ANSYS, CST, Lorentz or equivalent.
  5. Team Player - understands the importance of the team as a whole and actively drives communication and coordination within the team.
  6. Accountability to delivering results on time

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