IC Resources Ltd

Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer

Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
J39386
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Specialist Area
CAD, Hardware, Mechanical, Systems
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose:

The role requires excellent design skills backed up with a strong understanding of the relevant principles that guide the design and packaging of optical and fibre-optical components / systems.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

*Act as main mechanical resource to a team of Optical Engineers
*Mechanical design of high power optical / fibre-optic components / optical systems and their packaging
*Work alongside Optical Engineers to produce components / systems to demonstrate feasibility and provide prototypes
*Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering team to transfer designs to Production

Required Experience:

Essential:

*At least 3 years experience in an opto-mechanical design environment in either the high-power laser field or in an optics area within a related industry, for example aerospace, defence, industrial laser systems, telecoms or where complex free-space optical systems are in use, eg cameras.
*The successful candidate will also possess some knowledge and understanding of competitive technologies, performance-critical requirements and reliability.

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate:

*Experience of using a 3D-CAD package (ideally SolidWorks)
*Experience of the mechanical design of optical/fibre-optic components or systems

Qualifications:
*BSc degree or higher qualified in mechanical design / engineering with at least three years hands-on experience of the mechanical design of optical or fibre-optical components.
*Preferred to have experience of working in the high power laser or fibre-optics industry, ideally in optical component design or manufacture

Keywords: Mechanical Design Engineer, Opto-Mechanical Engineer, Optics, Lasers, 3D CAD, Warwickshire, UK