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R&D Support Technician

Company: Sciton
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


R&D Support Technician

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve peoples lives, our top tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life At Sciton

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

  • The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.
  • Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.
  • Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization
    Position Summary

    Sciton is seeking a technician with hands-on mechanical skills to support research and development of our top-of-the-line medical laser systems. The technician will be responsible for designing and building prototypes, test fixtures, components, and specialized tools using our on-site workspace. Other duties will include modifying existing components, providing feedback on new designs, and basic CAD work. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively complete tasks with available resources. We strongly value the applicant with a dynamic, motivated attitude and creative problem-solving abilities, and will want applicants to provide concrete examples.

    Position Requirements

    Essential Requirements
    • Shop skills (Milling machine, lathe, hand tools)
    • Basic electrical work (Soldering, wiring, troubleshooting)
    • Experience keeping an engineering notebook
    • Experience with CAD (Solidworks)
    • Use of Microsoft Excel for data RecordingGenerating physical test fixtures for devices
    • Simple programming (Arduino scripting, LabView, Mathematica)
    • Experience drafting work instructions
    • Experience using 3D Printers
    • Prototype building
    • Optical and mechanical fixturing
      What Sciton Offers You
      • Competitive health benefits
      • Retirement
      • Income Protection
      • Time off
      • Training and Professional Development
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Stock Options
      • Discounted Programs
      • Reward Programs
        About the Organization SCITON, a privately held and employee-owned company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. Founded by the laser industry's preeminent engineers and physicists, our mission is to provide best-in-class solutions to improve human conditions.

        Our culture and company strength stems from our diverse collection of talented and motivated employees. One word that best describes Sciton is Family' because we treat each team member like family. We give our employees the support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

        We empower our people to develop their creative geniuses. In fact, we incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people. We look for lifelong learners, problem solvers, and individuals who excel in a challenging, team-oriented environment. We hire individuals who want to retire with us. How do you feel about that?

        EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Jobble

Keywords: Sciton, Palo Alto , R&D Support Technician, Professions , Palo Alto, California

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