Optical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Listgrove
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optical Design Engineer
Based in Hertfordshire

Job ref: AZ/41581

Salary: (Apply online only)

Reporting to: Business Unit Manager

Responsibilities:
Discuss, write & agree customer technical requirements for detailed design through to production parts, if necessary, working alone or in small cross-functional teams.
Work with or lead Design & Engineering team(s) to generate new design concepts for customer applications & projects as well as ‘in-house’ design projects.
Generate detailed 3D part geometries using CAD design software to aid optical simulation.
Use optical simulation software to determine the critical geometry characteristics of new optical designs and enhance the design geometry to meet the design requirement specification.
Carry out tolerance analysis on the effect of key part dimensions or position on optical performance.
Supply 3D parts & 2D engineering drawings to Project Managers for tooling quotation requests.
Use Design Change Note (DCN) procedure to update and record any controlled drawing changes.
Lead and coordinate work (e.g. procurement of equipment, written instructions and training) to support optical testing when required at other company or Customer sites.
Lead cross-functional teams to resolve customer quality or performance issues.
Investigate new design methods and techniques (either independently, in teams or externally) to strengthen and enhance knowledge of optical techniques.
Present design project material to design, engineering teams or customer during design reviews.
Carry out presentations (when required) to promote optical design capabilities at exhibitions & shows.
Carry out internal training courses and provide material to help other departments and sites to understand new optical products and concepts.

Experience & Qualifications:
Degree, HND level or equivalent qualification in Physics or a related Engineering course with optical content.
Previous experience in Optical design with excellent knowledge of Optical design software e.g. Zemax and LightTools.
Experience of LED Lighting product design
Knowledge of Lighting market, including industry standards and specifications
A good working knowledge of SolidWorks.
An understanding of injection-moulding tooling methods and mould materials.
Ability to lead or work well within a team.
Excellent communication skills.
Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure.
A commitment to producing quality designs and parts.
A professional work ethic.

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

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