Field Applications Engineer (Fiber Optic)

The Role -

Amphenol Military High Speed is seeking a Field Applications Engineer (Fiber Optic) to work out of its state-of-the-art facility in Sidney, NY..

The Field Applications Engineer (Fiber Optic) will support and enable the success of a product line by providing technical support to global customers and field sales personnel, while also responding to incoming customer inquiries for information about a specific product line; and design new or modify existing electrical and specialty power solutions and products on currently active and future connector/power contract applications.

The key responsibilities of the Field Applications Engineer (Fiber Optic) include, but are not limited to:

  • Drive adoption, design-ins, and specifications for product line
  • Respond to incoming customer inquiries for a specific product line
  • Keep the Marketing Team aware of product enhancements for marketing purposes
  • Assumes Program Manager responsibilities for key programs and accounts
  • Help improve customer delivery and lead time through completion of drawings, specs at initiation of design
  • Interfaces with other departments for the manufacturing and testing of samples
  • Interfaces with customers and vendors to assume conformance to customer specifications
  • Should have the ability to work with CAD and ProE applications for design
  • Must be able to read drawings and 3D files
  • Ability to communicate conceptual designs to production and customers
  • Coordinate the manufacturing of customer prototypes
  • Review customer documents for compliance with AIO requirements and if necessary, prepare new designs to conform to these documents
  • Keep supervision informed of status of all activities on a periodic basis
  • Must be capable of assuring form, fit, and function of components through preliminary dimensional studies, and correlate engineering data to customer specifications

Salary: $61,500 - $85,000

Location -

  • Sidney, NY
    • 30 Minute Drive from Binghamton, NY
    • 20 Minute Drive from Oneonta, NY

The Person -

The key skills and qualities of a Field Applications Engineer (Fiber Optic) at Amphenol Military High Speed:

  • B.S. degree in appropriate discipline or equivalent work experience with fiber optic connectors, cables, termini, etc.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to provide pricing models for customers in conjunction with product management to achieve gross margin objectives

The Company -

With manufacturing sites in Sidney, NY, Mesa, AZ, Nogales, MX, and a Design Center in Pasadena, CA, Amphenol Aerospace Operations has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 85 years.

Focusing on serving the needs of advanced and challenging market segments, we pride ourselves on our consistent ability to innovate and provide the markets with new creative solutions.

Working at Amphenol means you are recognized and valued for your contributions because we believe that our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. We support and encourage career development for all employees and have ample opportunities for advancement.

We pride ourselves for being customer-centric, accountable, reliable, and enthusiastic in all that we do. These values are ingrained in each of us and contribute to a culture of teamwork and meaningful work.

Amphenol offers a competitive wage and benefits.  The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.  We aim to create an inclusive working environment where all employees are respected and treated equally.

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