Field Service Engineer

AP Professionals
November 13, 2023
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AP is partnering with a local manufacturer in search of a Field Service Engineer. As a talented and team-oriented Field Service Engineer, you will be responsible for a wide range of duties related to our laser systems in scientific and industrial applications with partners in bio-photonics, industrial metrology, and quantum technology industries. This hands-on work is direct customer support both in the North American Headquarters’ office and at customer sites throughout North America.


  • Conduct field service on existing company laser systems at customer sites.
  • Install new laser systems at customer locations; regular travel will be necessary.
  • Perform in-house service and repair of laser systems as needed.
  • Troubleshoot technical and application problems with both internal and external customers.
  • Periodically travel to the company's headquarters in Munich for training and product orientation.


  • Physics, electrical engineering, chemistry, or a related scientific degree is a must.


  • Substantial expertise and experience in hands-on work with both cw and/or ultrafast lasers and optical techniques.
  • Practical experience installing and aligning optical systems.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Practical experience installing and aligning optical systems.
  • Understanding of optical principles and design.
  • Knowledge of laser system design.
  • Capacity to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to remain poised in high-pressure situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with an outgoing personality and a willingness to interact with others.
  • Capability to lift and transport objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Unrestricted work authorization in the United States is required.
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