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Oregon Physics is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer for Ion and Electron Beam Products to join their team.

Mechanical Design Engineer for Ion and Electron Beam Products

Oregon Physics develops and markets advanced ion and electron beam products for scientific and industrial applications. We are an innovative and fast growing company with exciting opportunities for career development. Our employees work on state-of-the-art products that are transforming industries. We are seeking a full-time employee with specialized skills and recent experience in ion and electron beam product development. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with prototype / proof-of-concept design, product development engineering, and manufacturing production for a new generation of ion and electron optics.

Oregon Physics is looking for a full-time Mechanical Design Engineer, with responsibilities that include:

  • Mechanical design of ion sources, electron guns, charged particle optics and related high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum equipment.

  • Applying a broad range of knowledge of precision engineering and ultra-high vacuum engineering practices.

  • Applying engineering principles, methods and research techniques to creatively solve complex problems based on new and existing technology.

  • Create piece-part and other required drawings based on 3D models.

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists to design components, assemblies, and processes used by the scientific instruments industry.

  • Develop documentation for testing, assembling and manufacturing procedures.

  • Selection of components and vendors.

  • Manufacturing assistance.

  • Occasional travel.

  • Prepare bills of materials and costing.

  • Evaluate engineering, production and quality problems.

  • Plan, organize and conduct technical project reviews.

Position Requirements

  • Excellent organization, communication and planning skills.

  • Extensive experience with 3D CAD modeling.

  • Strong technical background and extensive knowledge in the field of ultra-high vacuum theory, practice and equipment including clean room procedures and techniques, leak detectors, residual gas analyzers, vacuum pumps and vacuum gauges.

Preferred Experience

  • Ten years experience in mechanical design for high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum components and assemblies.

  • Experience with Solidworks 3D CAD.

  • Use of hand tools.

  • Working knowledge of electromagnetic fields, ion optics, detectors and gas dynamics.

  • Experience with scientific instrumentation.

  • M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Manual & CNC machining, UHV welding and assembly practices.

  • Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in mechanical engineering, engineering physics, or related fields.  Candidate with extensive experience may be exempt from degree requirements.

  • Extensive relevant experience (5+ years) in design, fabrication, and operation of charged particle systems. 

  • Strong experience with 3D CAD engineering.


  • Medical/Dental Insurance Plan

  • Sick leave

  • Vacation leave

  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match

  •  Please contact with questions or resumes.

Mechanical Design Engineer for Ion and Electron Products 5_21_18.pdf

Oregon Physics

15236 NW Greenbrier Parkway
Beaverton, OR 97006 USA

Phone: 503.601.0041
Fax: 503-992-6710


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