Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

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Product Management Engineer

Job ID:  1097

Huntsville, AL, US

Date:  Nov 12, 2023


Support the product management function of the microoptics products, including the full microoptics portfolio designed and manufactured in Huntsville, AL plant and other microoptics product fabricated worldwide. Support the custom interfaces including the direct and indirect sales team worldwide. Support customers directly as needed to drive global sales and distribution of microoptical products including wafer level microoptics (refractive and diffractive), microoptical subsystems and assemblies, MEMS related products and other emerging products. Support Operations and SBU functions to realize microoptics products as required by customers in the target markets.


  • Support and develop the generation of quotations and proposals for Huntsville, AL generated microoptical products
  • Support and coordinate the Huntsville engineering, NPI, and operations in support of proposals and quotations, serve as the technical liaison between the field and the factory
  • Support the evaluation of new business opportunities (i.e. business case evaluation - both technical/capability review and financial/profitability opportunity)
  • Interface and direct activities with key international L&O sales partners to support the sales and distribution of Microoptics products in APAC, EMEA
  • Support the proposal for R&D development activities in technology (road mapping) and product development in support of L&O SBU directed activities 
  • Support L&O and North American marketing activities for markets & applications using microoptical products
  • Support business development strategy for microoptics products
  • From a product management standpoint: Key account development and customer support, including -
  • Field and monitor incoming customer contacts for quote and order;
  • Develop quotes and pricing structure;
  • Review and coordinate customer requirements and changes to orders;
  • Review customer purchase orders;
  • Identify and document expectations for products and services;
  • Support global L&O sales team to manage customer expectations;
  • Maintain competitive intelligence in target L&O markets & applications consuming microoptics;
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


  • 4 year degree in a technical field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in technical field 
  • PC proficient with standard tools (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Microoptic fabrication and application experience preferred
  • Administrating, organizing, excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Planning, problem-solving, data collect/analyzing, prioritizing; 
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.   

About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

The Advanced Photonic Solutions division of Jenoptik is a global OEM and machine supplier of solutions powered by photonics. Our engineering expertise excels across a broad portfolio of technologies in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, optoelectronics, sensors, as-well-as optical test and measurement equipment

In the Semi & Advanced Manufacturing strategic business unit, we serve our customers with high-performance optical systems differentiated by uncompromising precision. In close collaboration with our customers we develop application tailored beam-shaping optics, outstanding microoptics and opto-mechanical assemblies. Off-the-shelf F-theta lenses complement our offering.

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Nearest Major Market: Huntsville