Job Category: R&D Engineering

Location: Fremont (CA, US)

G&H offers exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.


We are looking for an Engineering Tech focusing in optics to join our Design team in our Fremont facility, specializing in Acousto-Optics (AO) for A&D, Industrial and Life Sciences.


Reporting to the Design Engineering Manager, you will work in our world-leading photonics lab to design & development projects that focus on next-generation acousto-optic deflectors, modulators and tunable filters for a diverse range of applications including semiconductor laser manufacturing, sensing in Aerospace & Defense and microscopy in medical imaging.  You will have the opportunity to shape the future of our business by working with emerging companies in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific in order to fuel growth and turn new ideas into innovative product lines.


As part of the AO engineering group, your main responsibility will be to build, qualify and support the transition of New Products into the Assembly Operations. This position involves developing and implementing improvements for manufacturability, throughput, and yield including creating and releasing supporting documentation such as work travelers, top levels, and work instructions. You will work within a multidisciplinary team including Electronic, Optical, and Mechanical Engineers to develop cutting-edge new products that will deliver profitable revenue growth.

Job Responsibilities

  • Qualify and transition new products to Production.
  • Build, test, and develop NPI prototypes and pilot runs with limited documentation and instructions.
  • Create, release, and maintain supporting product documentation and procedures including BOM’s, work travellers, work instructions and top level prints.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering on jigs and fixtures to improve quality and manufacturability.
  • Manage product material with relation to qualifying new materials, improved materials, and or expediting materials.
  • Provide technical support and training to others.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Strong background and applicable work experience of 5-8 years with transitioning NPI products into Production.
  • AS degree in Electronics, BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering degree, and or Industrial Technology degree a plus.
  • Ability to work under heavy workloads and time pressures as well as adjust to multiple demands and shifting work priorities.
  • Strong multi-tasker and fast learner.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, verbal, written communication.
  • Must be able to use microscopes, tweezers, solder, and handle small parts with good dexterity.
  • Must be familiar with and able to operate electronic and optical equipment, tools, and software to test products to predetermined specifications.



  • Opto-Mechanical or Mechanical assembly experience
  • Experience with 2D CAD software, 3D modelling and layout skills
  • Laser test bench experience
  • RF and/or electronic back-ground a plus (Impedance transformation circuits)
  • Exposure to PLM and/or CRM systems in manufacturing environment

How to Apply

Resumes should be sent to with NPI Engineer Tech in the Subject line.

In accordance with our corporate policy, G&H requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or corporate approval of a medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment.

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunity or practices on the grounds of gender, race, religion or beliefs.

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