Engineering Manager Analytical Systems

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Excelitas is a global technology leader with more than 7,500 employees, focused on delivering market-driven solutions to fulfill the illumination, optical, detection and imaging needs of OEMs and end-users across the biomedical, semiconductor, industrial, consumer products, scientific, security, defense and aerospace sectors.

ENGAGE with us today and make your contribution to the future! Join the team that leading technology companies turn to for cutting-edge photonic innovation. At Excelitas Technologies you are how we EXCEL.

Our facility in Salem, Massachusetts has key positions in Sales, Product Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, and other disciplines. The Salem site has 12 distinct product lines serving some of the world’s most recognizable brands in both the commercial and defense markets. Our product portfolio includes Xenon flashlamps, Xenon flashlamp systems, high-energy switching devices, high-voltage power supplies and rubidium atomic frequency standards.

We are presently seeking a Engineering Manager Analytical Systems that will be responsible for the HIDL Systems division designs and builds power conversion products and flash lighting products for custom requirements in the medical, semiconductor, industrial, security inspection and research equipment markets. Our engineering projects range in scope from concept-through-production of new systems to minor modifications of existing products.

Main responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage and mentor the Analytical Engineering staff with an emphasis on employee growth and company benefit;
  • Generate and support systems hiring requirements and the recruitment process;
  • Conduct Performance Reviews based on input received from the Program Managers and engineering leads where the direct reports are assigned;
  • Assist in the formation of annual budgetary plans, strategic goal setting and other annual planning exercises;
  • Participate in customer quotation and project proposal activities;
  • Provide regular status reports for ongoing programs and support efforts within the group;
  • Work with others to support proposals, customer interactions and design reviews;
  • Monitor projects for compliance with schedule and budget;
  • Work with sales and engineering teams to forecast realistic project schedules and costs;
  • Ensure that product developments meet customer quality and performance requirements;
  • Adherence to corporate policies and procedures.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Systems Engineering or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing engineering personnel;
  • Experience in design of cap charging power supplies and/or illumination sources is highly desirable;
  • Leadership skills including excellent supervisory, communication (both verbal and written), organizational and reasoning skills;
  • Prior experience in program management of large scale projects involving multiple engineering disciplines and cross functional involvement with finance, sales, operations and quality groups is desirable;
  • Experience with the formal qualification of systems to industry standards in the areas of environmental, electromagnetic and system safety;
  • Ability to effectively interface with customers and other group engineers;
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at the same time;
  • Able to quickly gain the confidence and cooperation of others.

Effective January 4th, 2022, it will be mandatory for every Excelitas employee to be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemption requests from this vaccination requirement will be considered to accommodate medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Visa sponsorship is not available for any position at Excelitas

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Excelitas profile imageExcelitas is a leading industrial technology manufacturer focused on delivering innovative, market-driven photonic solutions for our customers. Serving a range of applications across biomedical, scientific, semiconductor, industrial manufacturing, safety, security, consumer products, defence and aerospace sectors, we stand committed to enabling our customers’ success in their many end-markets.

Why work for us
We know our work has a greater purpose. As technology innovators of the future, we push the boundaries of what is possible. Our open-minded and passionate approach to everything we do gives meaning to our photonic solutions. We Engage with smart minds to maintain a creative and empowering work environment. We Enable our employees by providing the tools and resources that allow them to achieve their full potential. Finally, we Excel in what we do, and we reward hard work.

Training and development
Our employees represent our values, and we aim to create an environment where everyone can fully contribute to the business, while enjoying significant career-development opportunities and personal growth.

We value every team member and recognize that everyone contributes to our success in varying and meaningful ways. Everyone is given ample opportunity to develop, and each employee is accountable for their own growth and development in partnership with the company.

Graduate schemes
Our graduate programmes vary depending on location and role. We will develop a tailored plan to make sure you get both on-the-job and external training whether you are an engineer, a scientist or you are looking to start your career in any other speciality for which we recruit.

While many of our roles may not specifically say “graduate” we actively encourage graduates to apply for suitable roles via our vacancy postings on our website.

What we are looking for
We are always looking for passionate and dedicated people. We want problem solvers, as our customers come to us for solutions to their technology challenges. We also need good communicators as we work in global, multi-disciplinary teams and engage with our customers to present the best solutions for them.

Excelitas works across a wide range of sectors from biomedical to semiconductor and so offer diverse opportunities. If you share our photonic interest and passion, we want to hear from you.

Main sites in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, China, Indonesia, Phillipines and Singapore

Number of employees

Main areas of research
Biomedical, scientific, semiconductor, industrial manufacturing, safety, security, consumer products, defence and aerospace

Positions recently recruited for
We recruit across a wide variety of sectors from R&D to manufacturing, supply chain, programme management, sales and support functions

Desired degree disciplines/class
Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in electronic, mechanical, software, systems or optical engineering or physics. Some roles may require a level of professional qualification

Eligibility to work in UK/EU/US

How to apply
Visit our careers page

Closing date
All year round

Tel +1 855-382-2677

Find Us
+1 855-382-2677
200 West Street
4th Floor East
Massachusetts 02451
United States

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