Financial Analyst

Project Engineer

Machinist, 2nd Shift 


Competitive wages, great benefits!

UMR United Healthcare, Eyemed vision, Delta dental, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and paid personal time off, training and tuition reimbursement, free-to-you paid short and long term disability, free-to-you paid life insurance, shoe and clothing allowances, safety eyewear allowances, employer matched 401K, paid 14 weeks parental leave for men and women, monthly fitness benefit, optional Lincoln Financial supplemental insurance plans



Labsphere is looking for a talented Financial Analyst to join our team. If you're eager for your next challenge, Labsphere is a great place to grow your career.

This position consolidates and analyzes financial data, taking into account company's goals and financial standing. The Financial Analyst also provides creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance. Other tasks include assembling and summarizing data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks.

Responsibilities for Financial Analyst Include:

  • Provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior management
  • Produce monthly reports, which include key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting
  • Identify opportunities for performance improvement across the organization
  • Develop models that help with decision-making

Qualifications for Financial Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in corporate finance, financial planning & analysis, investment banking, or other related fields
  • Very strong working knowledge of Excel and financial modeling
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem solving skills
  • Attention to accuracy and detail required
  • Power BI experience or ability to learn
  • Power Apps and Power automate or ability to learn

The ideal candidate must be:

  • Highly motivated
  • Detail-oriented
  • Action Oriented
  • Self Starter
  • Goal-oriented

If you are ready to join our fast-paced hi tech engineering and manufacturing business, we'd like to meet you.




Position Summary:

Labsphere is looking for a Project Engineer to join our fast-paced and innovative engineering group. The candidate will lead interdisciplinary engineering teams to successfully design, build, and test custom electro-opto-mechanical products. The candidate will be responsible for managing all projects within the multi-million dollar Customs portfolio, coordinating the completion of projects on time, to budget, and per customer requirements from design ideation up through final product delivery. The candidate will oversee all aspects of projects including: scheduling resources, setting deadlines, design generation and release to operations, build and test troubleshooting, and reporting project progress across departments. After gaining experience, involvement will expand to the NPD, Spacegrade, and R&D project portfolios. Beyond expansion into more challenging project portfolios, there is long term opportunity for growth into Engineering Leadership or other areas within the engineering group as well as the company overall.

The successful candidate will be an ideal team player (Hungry, Humble, Smart) who can tactfully problem solve across company departments and disciplines including mechanical, electrical, optical, software, sales, marketing, purchasing, production, and quality. The right candidate enjoys working in a collaborative, creatively stimulating, and fast-paced design and manufacturing environment and derives satisfaction from turning innovative ideas into reality through positive influence and decisive action. Candidate must exhibit attention to detail, work efficiently, and be able to easily balance priorities across diverse projects. Knowledge of low volume custom product development, standard product development, and general technology development best practices are desirable. Additionally, the candidate should have a broad and deep understanding of manufacturing.


Job Duties:

  • Manage all project activity including scheduling/resourcing, planning, design reviews, interdepartmental liaising, project reporting, and risk management.
  • Assist in defining project scope, involving relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Directly responsible for all engineering efforts during project execution, with heavier focus during the design phase.
  • Facilitate design reviews, along with other forms of communication, to ensure proper team and interdepartmental collaboration.
  • Interface with engineering leadership, engineers, vendors, sales/customers, and internal production teams to ensure design, build, and test requirements and execution plans are understood and achieved.
  • Monitor project throughout to ensure scope, schedule, and budget are known and remain on track.
  • When appropriate, interface with sales or customers during project scoping and execution.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of technical project management experience within manufacturing sector
  • Project management experience with estimating/scoping, design management, and product verification
  • An ideal team player - Hungry, Humble, and Smart (emotionally)
  • Experience guiding diverse multi-disciplinary teams tasked with solving complex technical problems
  • Able to balance attention to detail with high level strategic thinking
  • Utilize strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical partners at various levels
  • Self-motivated leader who can positively influence and drive teams
  • Solid organizational skills with ability to efficiently switch between multiple tasks/projects across the workday
  • Analytical thinker with strong foundation of technical problem-solving abilities
  • Fluent with MS Office including MS Project or similar project management tools


Desirable Qualifications:

  • MS in Engineering, Engineering Management, or equivalent desirable
  • Experience with Agile/iterative prototyping development
  • Experience with SolidWorks and SolidWorks Simulation
  • Experience with MATLAB analysis and tool development
  • Experience in a field utilizing light metrology and/or optical radiometry
  • Experience with any of these topics a plus: Thermal Analysis, LEDs, UV/VIS/NIR applications, Remote Sensing, Light Measurement, Integrating Sphere Design, Optical Sensor Calibration, Optical System Design, Optical Laboratory Methods, and Laser Power Measurement



Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

Signing bonus for this position!

Second shift currently works 4 10 hour days, Mon-Thur but that is flexible to meet the needs of the right candidate.

Looking for experienced machinists to work with great products and equipment in a team environment.

The individual in this position is expected to be proficient or trainable in set-up, programming and operating machine tools specific to Labsphere’s machine shop to fabricate metallic and non-metallic parts in a team environment. It is expected that this individual will be capable of working without close supervision after training, able to prioritize own work to meet customer due dates and inspect own product output to ensure quality. The individual in this position must be able to manufacture parts from blueprints and/or CAD models.

  • Reads blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished part, sequence of operations, and setup and tooling requirements. Demonstrates basic set-up and thought process for sequence of operations.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for the lay out of subsequent machining.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, and/or any other Labsphere machine equipment.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications, using the appropriate measuring equipment. Understands how, or able to learn, to use optical comparator height gauge, sine plate, indicators, micrometers, verniers, depth mics, bore gauges, etc.
  • Verifies dimensions by using inspection equipment such as micrometers, verniers, gage pins pitch micrometers, etc.
  • Sets up and operates machine on test run to verify accuracy of machine settings. Updates program to latest revision for pre-programmed parts as needed.
  • Meets standard times on routers and reports to supervisor when deviating from standard time.
  • Reports to supervisor any conflict or problem that will interrupt the flow of work in the Machine Shop work environment.
  • Follows Labsphere's safety policy in the machining area.
  • Confers with immediate supervisor or other machinists if supervisor is unavailable to resolve machining problems.
  • Employee will be required to use Labsphere’s paperless time keeping terminal to log tome against open work orders. The employee will also be required to job on and off at breaks as well as complete transactions to transfer part to inventory or out-plant.
  • Utilizing Labsphere’s continuous improvement process, employees will be required to contribute to the improvement of any and all machine shop processes.
  • The employee will be required to maintain good housekeeping, safety, and organizational habits. At the end of each work shift the employee is required to clean his/her machine and the immediate floor area around the machine. Employee will be required to clean on a rotating basis with other employees, other areas of the shop and machinery that are less susceptible to chip build-up but do require less frequent cleaning. (ex. cutoff saws) All community tooling should be placed back in its proper storage location for the next person’s use.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Requirements (Education, Experience, Attributes of Successful Candidate)

  • · High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree from a Technical College preferred. Previous experience in a machine shop a plus.
  • · Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor to deal with internal and external contacts.
  • · Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • · Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work effectively in a multitask environment under deadlines. Must work independently and show initiative.
  • · Proven ability to meet challenges that lie beyond the current position description and learn to solve problems creatively.
  • · Ability to effectively perform all of the above mentioned essential job functions.

Come work for a growing, innovative, fast-paced company

Labsphere is a world-leading photonics and light measurement company with a rich 40+ 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, please send your resume to  

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

We offer competitive wages, career advancement opportunities, and great benefits for our employees, including medical/dental/vision, group life, short- and long-term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, 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 to Darlene Delano

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