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Senior Test Systems/Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

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Vital Materials, Inc.
Bowling Green, Ohio, United States (on-site)
22 days ago



The successful applicant will assume a key role in system hardware and software development testing, system automation, and instrumentation design for the company’s semiconductor and scintillator-based radiation detector products, especially in medical applications.


  • Instrumentation electrical/electronic design; Custom detector test platform/system hardware implementation, from front-end to back-end (software and firmware programming, debugging and development of interface apps include enclosure design, fixtures, sourcing, integration test and debugging…).
  • Custom detector test/instrument software algorithms, development and debugging - particularly using Labview and other popular programming languages (Python, MATLAB, C, C++…).
  • Support manufacturing with the development of new detector test infrastructure, and technology process transfer (from initial R&D / prototype to standard production).
  • Maintain all test and characterization equipment.
  • Contribute to the scale-up and expansion of the characterization and testing capabilities.
  • Assist in the engineering drawing of the company’s semiconductor and scintillator-based products.
  • Develop the SOPs for all the processes/instruments mentioned above.
  • Contribute to other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

A minimum of three years hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Test system development, integration test and debug.
  • Test fixture design, development, and debug.
  • Software automation and computer programming, especially a sound capability with Labview programming.
  • Firmware experience is a must.
  • CAD/engineering drawing.
  • Medical imaging system related engineering experience highly desirable.
  • Nuclear instrumentation, semiconductor device, medical device, computer simulation and A.I. skills “big plus”.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • A hands-on individual who works well in a team environment.


Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Automation Engineering, Engineering Physics, Physics, Electronic Technology or equivalent; PhD level highly desirable.


Vital Materials Engineering Center is in a 62,000 sq fit facility in Bowling Green, Ohio

  • Working onsite at the Engineering Center is required.

About Vital: 

Vital Chemicals USA is a subsidiary of Vital Materials (, a global materials technology and equipment company.

Established in 1995 and headquartered in China, Vital Materials has vertically integrated industrial and commercial operations located in Asia, Europe, North and South America, with over 6,000 employees worldwide.

We are an ISO9001 certified company, a global leader in R&D, sales and recycling of rare metals, and high-tech materials, devices, modules, and systems.  Vital Materials has evolved rapidly since our founding. Our core competency is rare metals; we also focus on high growth/high-tech industries and applications including semiconductors, displays, electronics, photovoltaics, LED, acousto-optics, thermoelectrics, photosensors, radiation detectors, pharmaceuticals, feed additives, glass, ceramics, and metallurgy. We also produce custom manufacturing equipment for a variety of industries like the energy, semiconductor, and automotive industry, along with many others.

The starting location is in Bowling Green, Ohio. We have a 62,000 ft2 facility there, in which the Engineering Center will be based.  Bowling Green is a small college town that is home to Bowling Green State University.


Vital Chemicals USA offers health, dental, and vision insurance along with a 401K matching plan, Paid Time Off, and a generous holiday schedule.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69237159
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vital Materials, Inc.
  • Position Title: Senior Test Systems/Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years

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