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Physicists Needed for Engineering Bluefors Market-Lead Dilution Fridges (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

Bluefors are recruiting Cryo Engineers to help deliver state-of-the-art ultra-low-temperature cooling systems for scientific research

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 31 Jul 2020
  • United States | Bluefors
  • Date posted: 06 Jul 2020
  • Job type: Industry & business
  • Disciplines: Quantum science & technology  | Nanotechnology 

Bluefors designs and manufactures state-of-the-art ultra-low-temperature cooling systems for scientific research. We need people who want to be part of the progress and use their expertise to help deliver Bluefors systems to cutting-edge research fields, such as quantum computing and nanotechnology.

We need people with a mind-set for high-quality and professionalism and having capability to work in a newly started international office. You will get the opportunity to develop yourself with challenging and varying tasks and grow with the company in a hi-tech environment.

We offer competitive benefits package and a flexible working environment. For this open position we are looking for one of the first persons to enlist in Bluefors Incorporated (a subsidiary of Bluefors Oy). Bluefors Inc. focuses on delivering product support, service and maintenance and customer care for our growing North American customer base.

Work in this role includes considerable amount of travel (approx. 50% of working time or more), mostly in US and Canada, but possibly internationally as well. The position requires 1-2 months long introduction period at headquarters, in Helsinki Finland, after which the work is stationed in Brooklyn, NY at Bluefors Inc. office. US citizenship or a valid working permit in the US is a requirement.

Currently, Bluefors Oy in Helsinki employs more than 220 professionals from more than 20 different nationalities, and in addition to locations of Helsinki and Brooklyn, NY, Bluefors has also offices in Germany and in the Netherlands.

Main responsibilities of Cryo Engineer

  • On-site installation and commissioning of cryogenic systems (dry dilution refrigerators)
  • On-site service and maintenance of cryogenic systems
  • Customer service and product support
  • Technical documentation 

Qualities and skills

  • Degree in applied/technical physics or equivalent (BSc is a minimum)
  • Few years of experience with cryogenic control systems, cryogenic system implementation, commissioning and operation
  • Knowledge of safe cryogenic engineering practices
  • Ability to perform highly physical work requiring regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, kneeling and lifting
  • A valid driver’s license (minimum 1 year from acquiring the license) with no major or frequent traffic violations is a must have in order to visit customer sites
  • Basic IT skills and office programs
  • Systematic, independent, diligent personality and commitment to high-quality
  • Good team working skills and customer service attitude 

Please apply via our website by 31 Jul 2020. The interviews will be held already during the process and the position will be filled once a suitable candidate is found.

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