Product Development Engineer (Optics, Lasers, LEDs)

Date Posted:
£32,000 to £36,000 Per Annum
Opportunity Type:
Graduate Job - Agency Client
Closing Date:
STEM Graduates
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Our client has an established and growing reputation in the design, manufacture and supply of bleeding edge LED illumination systems. Using a broad range if optics, microelectronics, thermal management, mechatronic technologies and specialist manufacturing processes they develop new concepts, designs and technologies and supply to market.

They currently require a Product Development Engineer with research or commercial experience relating to Optics and an academic background in Physics or Engineering. Successful candidates will have a familiarity with Zemax and working with optical components, LEDs and laser diodes.

Job Responsibilities:

The job will see the successful applicant work within the Product Development department, working on technical design and layout of new and existing optic products, through prototyping to manufacture and supply. Successful candidates will develop optical manufacturing processes and testing systems. They will define and develop optical fibre interconnects and manufacture porotypes in order to perform and report verification tests and optimise all aspects of the product design.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree-level Education in Physics or Engineering
  • Research or Commercial experience relating to Optics
  • Familiarity with ZemaxStrong written technical skills
  • Excellent level of interpersonal and communication skills