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VUV Analytics is a fast-paced, innovative start up company looking for passionate and motivated professionals to join our team.

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We currently have one open position. We are also always looking for top notch Application Scientists/Chemists and Software Developer professionals. If you are passionate and welcome a challenge then submit a resume.

We will always consider a position for the ideal candidate!


 Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Reports to: Engineering Manager

VUV Analytics, Inc. is an Austin, Texas based company pioneering the widespread use of vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) light in laboratory scale analytical instrumentation. VUV Analytics' patented and proprietary technologies create the most exciting advancement in molecular spectroscopy in decades.

Job Description:

VUV Analytics is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will be responsible for supporting current manufacturing and facilitating the continuous improvement processes associated with the manufacturing methods and processes of the organization.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Overview: The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and autonomous work environment. This position is responsible for developing solutions for production problems related to materials, processes, and tooling.  This position will develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; and recommend and implement improvements to production processes and methods.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinates with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes. Includes maintaining manufacturing BOMs and ECNs.
  • Develops, evaluates and continuously improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, fabrication and assembly processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, and quality control standards.
  • Recommends, evaluates and coordinates facilities and equipment requirements. Includes keeping equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services.
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
  • Provides engineering support for production through training, tooling, fixtures and process requirements during the prototype stage of the products.
  • Sources components.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.


Desired Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering.  A minimum of two and preferably five years of experience in an engineering capacity within a manufacturing environment is required. Candidate must demonstrate a strong ability to read Engineering Drawings (including GD&T), Electrical Schematics, and Wiring/Cable Drawings, plus have a basic knowledge of root cause problem solving. Strong computer skills with Solidworks and Microsoft Office Suite is required. Relevant experience in a clean room environment and knowledge of working with high vacuum equipment is desirable.