Product Support Engineer | Edmund Optics

Edmund Optics
May 28, 2024
August 26, 2024
2650 E Elvira Road, Suite 102, Tucson, Arizona
Job Type
IA Member?
Job Focus
  • Optics
  • Optical Engineering
Student Standing Desired
  • BS
Citizenship Desired or Required
  • Permanent Resident
  • US Citizen


Brief Summary:

Product support engineers at Edmund Optics (EO) are responsible for providing pre-sales and post-sales technical support to customers utilizing optical components in a variety of application spaces (e.g. life sciences, biomedical, industrial inspection, semiconductor, R&D, and defense). They are part of a dynamic team that is extensively trained to assist customers with Edmund Optics’ commercial off-the-shelf components and custom manufacturing capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide product and application support to customers contacting us via phone, chat, and email (6hrs/day).
  • Field custom optics requests and determine feasibility based on Edmund Optics’ manufacturing capabilities. Assist with the formal quoting process if the request is feasible.
  • Attend trainings given by 3rd party suppliers to stay up to date with existing and emerging technology.
  • Provide pre-sales support in the form of quotes, pricing, and availability.
  • Provide post-sales support in the form of troubleshooting and RMA creation.
  • Log customer interactions (including inquiry type and resolution) using Dynamics CRM.
  • Work with other departments within Edmund Optics to provide complete customer solutions, improve the customer experience, and stay apprised of company operations.
  • Assist in a variety of side tasks (e.g. technical content creation, data clean-up, updating product documentation, etc.) to better support EO customers and colleagues.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in key engineering/physics concepts
  • Adept problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Basic customer service skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to review, edit, and draft technical documents such as spec sheets, application notes, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic


This position requires compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All candidates must be a US citizen or a US permanent resident.

Minimum Requirements: B.S. in engineering or physics

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Think you meet some of the requirements but not all? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs for which they do not meet every qualification. If you see a role that interests you, we encourage you to apply, regardless of whether or not your experience is completely aligned with the job description. Edmund Optics is committed to becoming the most diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace within the Optics and Photonics Industry and beyond. You may be a great candidate for this role or others within Edmund Optics.

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