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AR (Augmented Reality) Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
Wixom, MI, USA
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

Job Title: AR Systems Engineer

Department: Applications Engineering

Reports to: AR Systems Engineering Manager

Workforce Type: Full time exempt, hybrid

Job Summary:

Work with an exceptional international team that develops, integrates, and sells augmented reality technology to world class companies across a wide variety of industries. Our AR Systems Engineering team designs turn-key augmented reality solutions for a wide variety of industrial applications. We have a highly creative and collaborative team and are growing rapidly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the sales team, engineering team, and customers to design innovative augmented reality systems that drive value in industry.
  • Prepare scopes of work, bills of materials, and concept drawings detailing each system design.
  • Thoroughly understand the strengths and limitations of our software/technology to ensure solutions are effective and maintainable.
  • Research and specify hardware such as sensors, actuators, enclosures, projectors, computers, PLCs, robots, smart tools, cameras, cables, pneumatics, gauges, and networking equipment.
  • Research software packages for communication and interoperability, including MES/ERP/MRP/QMS/MOM/PLM/CAD, etc.
  • Understand and apply manufacturing best practices such as the Toyota Production System, 6 Sigma, lean manufacturing, human factors and ergonomics.
  • Design mechanical systems such as work benches, mounting plates, brackets, tooling, fixtures, linear rails, and mobile workstations.
  • Support the operations group with system assembly, installation, training, support, and documentation as needed.
  • Work closely with all personnel including OPS employees, customer’s, and suppliers in a constructive and team-based manner.
  • Regularly visit customer facilities to gather information on potential applications and to assist with installation/support.
  • Continuously improve and optimize all processes related to the above work.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Competencies:

  • Strong communications skills, promoting open and honest dialogues.
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement of individuals and organizations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Windows and PC hardware.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Consistent ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and/or interruptions.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with a variety of individuals including customers/clients. Ability to deal with people under adverse circumstances.
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a team.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • 2+ years experience with engineering design.
  • 2+ years experience in customer-facing technical roles.
  • 2+ years experience in manufacturing plants.
  • 2+ years experience leading technical teams.

Don'tmeet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women andunderrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meetevery single qualification. At LightGuide, we are dedicated to building adiverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about thisrole but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification inthe job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the rightcandidate for this or other roles.

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel as needed.

DEI Statement:

LightGuide, Inc. values, promotes and celebrates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and encourages all women, minorities, those with a disability, veterans and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply to our open positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

LightGuide, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, gender, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

JOB CODE: 1000029