Senior Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer

Edmund Optics   •  

Barrington, NJ

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 364 days ago

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Brief Summary:

The Opto-Mechanical Sr. Design Engineer has experience in the Optics, Machine Vision or Defense industry to develop mechanical designs for internal product development and external customers. He/she creates and tolerances mechanical designs for lens barrels and irises for lens assemblies. Designs diamond turning fixtures and creates assemblies to withstand environmental testing such as vibration, submersion and thermal shock.

Essential Functions:

  • Execute opto-mechanical designs for product development and external customers
  • Provide support to customers needing assistance developing systems
  • Apply tolerances to optical, mechanical components with feedback from Optical designer
  • Design evaluation for product development and external customers
  • Presentation of results of designs and analysis of performance
  • Participate in Design Reviews and check designs of other engineers for errors
  • Draft manufacturing prints
  • Development of design and analysis tools and procedures
  • Help in development of other design engineers
  • Support internal technical training efforts and attend trainings
  • Support document control
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in optical principles and optical design and/or proficiency opto-mechanical design
  • Understanding of basic optical principals and basic mechanical principals
  • Understanding of lab techniques
  • Proficiency in Optical design software and/or CAD software
  • Knowledge of company products and applications
  • Understanding of document control
  • Great communication, organization, and math skills
  • Motivated and self-starter


Minimum Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degreepreferred) in physics, optical sciences, mechanicalengineering or equivalent experience; ten (10) or more years’ experience in the optical industry.