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Sr. Opto-Mechanical Engineer
Title:Sr. Opto-Mechanical Engineer
Location:Santa Clara, CA
Employment type:Full Time Hire

This company has a challenging product development position for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with opportunity for growth. Candidate will work closely with a team of Laser, Optical, Electrical, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Engineers to design and produce the best laser systems in the world.

The ideal candidate will perform mechanical design with a diverse team involving laser, optical, electrical, and mechanical integration for laser systems, optical/laser subassemblies, tooling design, and breadboard testing.

Activities & Responsibilities:

  • In this role you will be responsible for the modeling, design, and development of complex opto-mechanical systems for our next generation industrial laser products. You will work in a diverse, dynamic, multifunctional team environment.
  • You will work with Project Manager and Product Marketing to define system requirements, complete feasibility tasks, and support product through production.
  • You will work closely with Project Managers to prioritize and execute plans for key development milestones.
  • You will provide hands-on support for all aspects of design, modeling, development, documentation, and transfer to manufacturing.
  • You will interface with Manufacturing Engineers to ensure a smooth transition to production.
  • You will adhere to established development standards

Duties Include:

  • Cross-functional interfacing with multiple teams including optical, electrical, and software engineering, and division management
  • Design and support of laser systems, optical/laser subassemblies and tooling
  • Component selection with vendor interaction and bill of material (BOM) generation
  • Development and documentation of Manufacturing test and assembly procedures
  • Management of design change through ECO and product maintenance tasks
  • Support and sustaining of existing laser products


  • BSME with a minimum of 10 years of experience in designing, prototyping, and testing laser and opto-mechanical products
  • MSME and beyond a plus
  • Knowledge of mechanical considerations for laser and optical systems including, but not limited to: optics mounting, diode cooling, handling of gain medium materials, thermal analysis, and material stability
  • Proficient in PTC Creo (Pro Engineer) modeling application
  • Experience with SolidWorks a plus
  • Experience with thermal, structural, and flow analysis using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques is desirable
  • Knowledgeable in Design for Reliability techniques including HASS and HALT
  • Problem resolution skills applied to providing solutions involving new design and assembly techniques, technologies, and concepts
  • Proficient in product definition, release of documentation, and technical writing
  • Effective communication skills are key to success in this position
  • Able to deliver in a dynamic, challenging, and fast-paced working environment to challenging development schedules
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