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Lead Electro Optics Engineer

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Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Andover, MA, US, 01810

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  9345  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



The Lead Electro-Optics Engineer will be working with leadership to conceptualize our next generation product by leading a development team to simulate, design and build optical sensors, contributing to the technical architecture of electronic sensor or other sensors for new/existing products (including improvements exist products), leading the analysis and resolution of production issues. Develop optical sensor test protocols.  Design test fixtures and test procedures. Resolve quality and production electron-optical sensor issues. Train, develop and lead other engineers and technicians.



  • Lead the development team to simulate, design and build optical sensors, contributing to the technical architecture of electronic sensor or other sensors for new/existing products (including improvements on existing products).
  • Evaluate changes and deviations of existing products.
  • Maintain existing product documentation through ECAD and other engineering software.
  • Generate required engineering reports.
  • Create test protocols, test parts, and design test fixtures.
  • Develop new sensing techniques, research, and implementation of fixtures
  • Tester design and implementation to test incoming elements and components for production of new/existing products.
  • Lead, train and develop engineering staff and technicians.



  • Bachelor's degree in physics/optics or electrical engineering
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience of optical sensor design in various sensing environments
  • Sound knowledge and understanding and implementing multiple sensory techniques including ultrasound sensing and image sensing techniques
  • Working experience with sensor data processing and its algorithm design
  • Familiarity with MATLAB, ZeMax or similar platform to prove optical system design including lenses, light pipe, and optical window
  • Strong oral communications skills
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, HSA and FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan
At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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