Optical Design Engineer ( LED Lighting )

Job ID: 8476


Date posted
4th August 2020
South East
United Kingdom
£39,000 to £45,000
£high Basic plus Bonus + Major Co Benefits Package !


Optical Design Engineer - ( LED Lighting ) £45k Neg Basic Plus Bonus + Benefits

The Role 
Responsible for full life-cycle optical product design, working within a small cross-functional team and independently in order to generate new design concepts for customer applications & projects, as well as ‘in-house’ design projects....

Job Function: 
  •  Define & agree customer technical requirements for detailed design through to production parts
  •  Support sales and commercial teams during quotation planning with design work breakdowns & timelines
  •  Generate detailed 3D part geometries using CAD design software to aid optical/mechanical simulation
  •  Use optical simulation software to determine the critical geometry characteristics of new optical designs and optimize designs to meet the design specification requirements
  •  Carry out optical & mechanical tolerance analysis to verify key feature functions on optical performance
  •  Conduct design reviews, documentation of design verification studies and validation test results. Presenting results to cross-functional teams or customers
  •  Generate 2D engineering drawings with GD&T, conducting DFM review in preparation for tooling phase
  •  Creation of new parts, control and release of design data through company ERP & PDM systems
  •  Process design changes using engineering change process to development or released designs & drawings
  •  Support cross-functional teams to resolve customer quality or performance issues

Experience & Qualifications:

  •  Degree, HND level or equivalent qualification in Physics or a related Engineering discipline with optical content.
  •  Previous experience in Optical design with excellent knowledge of Optical design software e.g. Zemax or LightTools highly advantageous !
  •  Working knowledge of LED Lighting product design / packaged Opto-electronic devices including industry standards and specifications is a key pre-requisite !
  •  A good working knowledge of SolidWorks 3D & 2D.
  •  An understanding of injection-moulding part design tool requirements beneficial 
  •  Ability to lead designs or work well within a team.
  •  Excellent communication skills.
  •  Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure.
  •  A commitment to producing right first time quality designs and parts.

Sound like you ? Apply today - Immediate start !

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