Luminit LLC is a leading provider of optics for lighting, automotive, and display applications.  Luminit is looking for a New Products Manufacturing Engineer who will take responsibility for transitioning new products to manufacturing and works with Sales and Marketing on developing customer applications and demos.  Longer term position may transition to an application engineering role.


Expertise in process development, documentation, material and vendor selection, process control, SPC, six sigma.  Strong mechanical knowledge. Knowledge of materials and processes used in optical recording and replication would be a plus.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transitions new product development from R&D to production

    • Works with Sales on new opportunities which require variations of existing products

    • Develops project plans for each opportunity

    • Completes proof of concept, collects processing and test data and documents

    • Creates full process documentation for manufacturing

    • Analyzes manufacturing process flow for continuous improvement opportunities for yields, cost, quality and throughput

    • Trains operators

    • Insures manufacturing line is ready to accept the variations

    • Shepherds pilot runs with manufacturing operators

    • Interfaces with Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Quality to make sure product variations meet cost, quality and performance specifications

  • Product applications

    • Works on new applications which require mechanical and optical design

    • Interfaces with Sales and Marketing and the rest of the Manufacturing Engineering group in designing and building customer demos

    • May accompany Sales on customer calls


Bachelor’s degree in a chemical or engineering discipline required.  2+ years of experience in advanced engineering development and/or manufacturing.