Applications Engineer


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Bedford, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Build a career powered by innovations that matter! At Novanta, our innovations power technology products that are transforming healthcare and advanced manufacturing—improving productivity, enhancing people’s lives and redefining what’s possible. We create for our global customers engineered components and sub-systems that deliver extreme precision and performance for a range of mission-critical applications—from minimally invasive surgery to robotics to 3D metal printing.

Novanta is one global team with over 26 offices located in The Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Looking for a great place to work? You have found it with a culture that embraces teamwork, collaboration and empowerment. Come explore Novanta.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology or Optical Engineering or Physics
  • Up to 5 years’ experience in design engineering, applications engineering, high technology sales support, or field service a plus.
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing, using, or troubleshooting servo control systems a plus.
  • Experience with motion control systems, galvos, or galvo-based scan heads a plus
  • Strong general software skills, with some degree of programming knowledge.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondences, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and groups of managers, engineers, customers or the general public.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with optical scanners, lasers, and scan heads is a plus.
  • Must possess a valid passport and be able to travel internationally, if required. Travel to customer sites for demonstration, integration and technical instruction may require up to 25-30% travel.

Radford Salary

Min 79,931    Mid 99,914    Max 119,897

Position has potential for a 9% variable.

FLSA Status




ITAR Restricted


Business Justification: Replacement for Robert Willis.

Novanta is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action workplace. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other category protected by federal law or Novanta policy.

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