MBU Mechanical Engineer

Job Description
The role of Mechanical Design Engineer is a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial, self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, creative environment. Join the team of optomechanical designers who research product ideas, develop concepts and take products from initial design, prototyping through market presentation and post production support. The ideal candidate will be willing to work independently and within a team environment, will gain hands-on experience designing and machining high precision components as well as developing sales forecasts and product costing/pricing for new products. Mechanical designers work directly with machine shops and assembly personnel to ensure that designs will yield reliable and repeatable products.

Knowledge and Skills

Experience using SolidWorks 2D and 3D Modeling Application.
Familiarity with Machine shop CNC and manual Milling and Turning and experience is a plus.
Familiarity with dimensional tolerances and inspection techniques.
Problem resolution skills applied to providing solutions involving new design and assembly techniques, technologies, and concepts is a must.
Tool and fixture making experience a plus.
Requirements:

Bachelorís Degree in Mechanical/Optical Systems Engineering or other relevant technical major required.
Hands-on experience in the photonics industry, laser or physics lab a plus.
Design for Six Sigma (DFFS) and Lean Manufacturing experience a plus.

Kathleen Gulen
HR Generalist

Alex Cable
Founder and President/CEO

Company

Thorlabs, Inc.

Job Code

State or Province

New Jersey

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