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Laser Applications Engineer

Davenport, Iowa
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
IPG Photonics is the world leader in high power fiber lasers for industrial welding and cutting equipment. IPG is looking to hire a Laser Applications Engineer. This position gives the applicant the opportunity to work with state of the art laser processing equipment, as well as the latest in robotics and machine tool technology.


Customer service focused skills; strong professional communications, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities
Demonstration and applications processing development; IPG locations, customer locations, trade shows and conferences. Up to 15% travel.
Set up & operation of robotic & CNC laser welding / cutting /drilling equipment for customer application testing
Perform inspection of samples, including optical microscopy and metallographic cross sectioning, polishing for weld inspection
Documentation of test results in electronic reports
Responsible for maintenance of lab equipment
Support of engineering development activities, sales support and customer applications development and support
Demonstrate laser system specifications for customer

BS Engineering degree
+3 years experience in similar role
Background in electronics, machine or manufacturing technology
Experience with CNC or robotic system programming
Previous laser applications experience a plus

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22C.F.R. 120.15 are required. "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee. License exception Technology and software under restriction (TSR) defined in 15 CFR 740.6 may permit person from Country Group B.

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  • Job Reference: 717548057-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: IPG Photonics
  • Location: Davenport, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent