Careers

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

 

LabVIEW Software Programmer

Mechanical Engineer

Northeast US Regional Sales Manager

Product Marketing Manager

Quality and Materials Technician

Electrical/Compliance Engineer

2nd Shift Machinist

 

Summer Intern: Engineering

Summer Intern: Quality

Summer Intern: Marketing

Summer Intern: Finance


LabVIEW SOFTWARE PROGRAMMER
FUNCTION: ENGINEERING

Our aggressive technology and new product development roadmap combined with growth in new and existing markets has resulted in the need to hire a Senior Software Engineer, based at our North Sutton, NH headquarters. We are looking for an experienced software engineer who possesses a creative/innovative persona and is interested in a challenging and highly-visible role as part of a small team.

 

As a Senior Software Engineer you will play a key role in the software, engineering, and new product development teams by driving the development of customer-facing applications and control systems that differentiate Labsphere in the market. You will need to bring an understanding or willingness to embrace LabVIEW as one of the tools you will use in this capacity as well as a passion for elegant design in all aspect of software development including “under the hood” processes and refined front-end graphical user interface.

 

The qualified candidate will possess:

 

  • Knowledge of LabVIEW
  • Demonstrated ability to create professional User Interfaces
  • The ability to troubleshoot and debug existing code
  • Familiarity with Mercurial or Git DVCS [Distributed Version Control System]
  • Past experience using Python and/or additional programing languages such as C++, SQL / SQLite database utilization is also considered

MECHANICAL ENGINEER
FUNCTION: ENGINEERING

Labsphere is looking for a creative mechanical design engineer who is proficient in SolidWorks to join our engineering team for the development of new optical and opto-mechanical products. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of design experience creating detailed 3D models for manufacturing. Proficiency in flow and thermal modeling in SolidWorks is required, as well as a strong understanding of tolerances, dimensions, and best practices for engineering manufacturable products. Knowledge of structural analysis in SolidWorks is a plus.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who can constructively work with all company disciplines and functions including electrical, optical, software, sales, marketing, and manufacturing. As part of the team, this engineer will have the ability to find creative, cost-effective solutions to the engineering challenges Labsphere provides. The right candidate enjoys working in a stimulating and fast-paced environment and derives satisfaction from seeing innovative ideas become reality. For the right candidate, there is opportunity for growth/advancement to Lead Engineer, Management, Applications Engineering, or Sales.


NORTHEAST REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
FUNCTION: SALES

The Northeast Regional Sales Manager is responsible for achieving successful sales growth and increased market share in the assigned Northeast territory through strong regional execution of Labsphere’s marketing and strategic plans, extensive customer interface to define needed solutions, and strong value based sales proposals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Meet or exceed targeted booking/sales quotas on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis per Labsphere’s domestic sales plan.
  • Generate monthly booking forecast updates within Salesforce that are complete, by end first day of fiscal month, and that achieve 90% accuracy 10 out of 12 months.
  • Account and Territory and Management to ensure  growth of assigned accounts within region and to penetrate/develop new OEM Business within Labsphere’s targeted markets.
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, or talk with customers by phone, or email.  Travel is expected to be 50-70% of the time to ensure existing and potential customers are served.
  • Display or demonstrate product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features, product advantages and product benefits.
  • Communicate on a high technical and business level with customers to identify specific needs and solutions that Labsphere can offer.
  • If necessary, communicate with Corporate requesting assistance to close.
  • Prepare, and submit, as required: reports of business transactions, trips, and expenses.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The individual in this position must have:

 

  • 2-10 years highly successful outside sales experience needed, to one or more of the following markets: Aerospace, Automotive, Analytical Instruments, Lighting, Optical & Laser.
  • B.S. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or Engineering.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal, sales, and negotiation skills.
  • High energy level.
  • Goal- and results-oriented.
  • Strong initiative and sense of urgency. 
  • Positive attitude, excellent time management skills, strong problem-solving skills, technical and analytical aptitude
  • Strong desire to travel and achieve. 

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university with major in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or Engineering required.


PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER
FUNCTION: MARKETING

The qualified candidate will have demonstrated product marketing leadership and discipline within a related industry.   As a Product Marketing Manager for Labsphere you will be tasked with owning the discovery, validation and translation of new business opportunities in markets associated with or related to Remote Sensing.  Labsphere’s products are used to acquire information about remote objects in Military, Earth Science and Commercial applications.

 

The Product Marketing Manager will be tasked with conducting market research to identify customer needs in remote sensing markets and validate specific applications.  As the want/need is articulated the Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for cultivating relationships with potential customers, effectively translating these into product design requirements.  Additionally, the Product Marketing Manager will be vigilant in identifying new application opportunities, developing value propositions and delivering the value story to the market.  This will require the capability to develop and document case studies and marketing collateral while working with our marketing team to find new customers with similar application/product needs.  When needed, new product requirements will require development of new products.  Working with product development at Labsphere, the Product Marketing Manager will ensure timely delivery of such products to the market via oversight of the development process through product launch.  Lastly the Product Marketing Manager will continually develop and drive a market winning product roadmap and manage the Product Lifecycle for existing products.

Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Manage the Product Lifecycle for existing products
  • Define new products for new applications in the form of a Product Roadmap
  • Oversee the product promotion activities including collateral, trade shows, sales training, product videos and social media.
  • Responsible for managing product cost, pricing and delivery of target margins.
  • Market and competitive intelligence

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The individual in this position must have:

 

  • 2-10 years highly successful marketing experience within: Aerospace, Automotive, Analytical Instruments, Earth Science.
  • Technical degree in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or Engineering.  Business background or MBA preferred.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal, communication and persuasion skills.
  • High energy level.
  • Ability to get things done through others in a matrix organization.
  • Attention to detail and completeness. 
  • Positive attitude, excellent time management skills, strong problem-solving skills, technical and analytical aptitude
  • Ability to travel as needed.  

QUALITY AND MATERIALS TECHNICIAN
FUNCTION: QUALITY

This Technician will work as part of the quality team to perform duties including:

  • Perform inspections and ensure quality of incoming material, work-in-process and finished goods.
  • Participate in quality checks, develop inspection plans, participate in internal and external ISO audits.
  • Perform the necessary checks and documentation to achieve, maintain and extend all Labsphere quality certifications to include customer specific forms and other requirements.
  • Detect and reject defective parts, determine root cause, identify solutions and work with appropriate departments and suppliers to implement solutions.
  • Perform analysis of reflectance materials including assisting with new formulation and testing.
  • Help maintain Labsphere’s ISO and NVLAP accreditations by:
  • Lead all internal audits
  • Perform root cause analysis to customer cases
  • Timely close  continuous improvement and corrective actions
  • Use appropriate measurement techniques to perform inspections on incoming material, WIP, and finished goods. Ability to program tools and learn new tools as needed.
  • Execute process stability and capability as assigned on existing processes.  Review and analyze results.  Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
  • Carry out process control plans for reflectance materials. Assist with formulation experiments and testing.
  • Assist with industry compliance efforts as needed to include but not limited to RoHS, Conflict Minerals, and ITAR.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
FUNCTION: ENGINEERING

Labsphere has an opening for an entry-level Electrical Engineer who is passionate about new technology and can work well in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of basic analog and digital devices, with an emphasis on electro-optical components. We are looking for someone that has a passion for learning new things and a desire to be innovative in new designs. With a solid foundation in electrical engineering, the new candidate will be expected expand their core knowledge and to learn how to design, analyze, and make decisions concerning the following: Industrial controls, wire sizing, enclosure design, thermal management techniques (Thermoelectric coolers, thermocouples, heat pipes, heat sinks), Motors and controllers (stepper, servo, linear), communication protocols (Ethernet, USB, RS-232, routers, hubs), part numbering and data base management, Engineering Change Orders (ECO), Circuit layout (Altium, VISIO), knowledge of SolidWorks, Fabrication and testing of first articles.

Must be an excellent communicator and be able to understand design/performance concepts, interpret customer requirements, and develop suitable designs to satisfy those requirements. Must be able to work as an individual and as a team player to discuss alternative concepts with the end goal of achieving the best product in the allotted timeframe and budget. Candidate must exhibit attention to detail, work efficiently, and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Candidate must be able to take the initiative on gathering information to complete their task and to continuously improve the quality of the products, processes, and working environment. For the right candidate, this position offers room for growth/advancement opportunities as a Lead Engineer, Manager, Applications Engineer, Software Engineer, or Sales.


SKILLED MACHINISTS, Second Shift
FUNCTION: PRODUCTION

Labsphere is looking for skilled Machinists with manual mill and lathe capabilities and the ability to program conversational controllers (Accu Rite). This experience must also include in depth skills in CNC mill and lathe work, with a capable background using manual machines for secondary operations. The candidates must have the ability to work with minimal supervision, have good math skills and a basic understanding of all machining applications including blue print reading and GD&T.  A High School diploma or GED required, with Tech School or other specific industry training preferred.

Versatile Job Shop experience a MUST!  Willingness to work on 2nd Shift (3pm-1am) is required.


Labsphere is a world leading photonics and light measurement company with a rich 35 year history.  We have a strong and diverse team at our headquarters in New Hampshire as well as our remote locations which include Europe and Asia.  Labsphere is always seeking new members for our team.  If you have specific skills and attributes that you feel would be a good fit with what we do, and you are a US Citizen please send your resume to jobs@labsphere.com  

Labsphere, Inc., is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c..  Great Career Opportunities at Halma

Labsphere is located in the beautiful Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire. Our modern facility, nestled in the mountains, provides a unique quality of life where both winter and summer activities abound. Our location is also convenient, with easy access to the interstate system and the state capital.

We offer competitive wages, career advancement opportunities, and superb benefits for our employees, including: medical/dental, group life, short- and long-term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, stock purchase plan, and 401(k) retirement plan with company match. Labsphere, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

For immediate consideration for available opportunities, please send your resume and salary history to Darlene Delano, jobs@labsphere.com, or mail to:

Human Resources
Labsphere, Inc.
231 Shaker Street
P.O. Box 70
North Sutton, NH 03260