R&D Engineer

Job Description
Description This position is responsible for supplying manufacturing and testing engineering support in the design, analysis, investigation and/or solution of novel complex optical manufacturing processes and equipment. The position will provide engineering support to processes and equipment in the R&D area and assist with integration of solutions into production. Work with a team to solve problems relative to materials, tools, machine settings, product specifications, metrology, thin film coating and fabrication methods for optical manufacturing production processes.
Duties * Provide hands-on technical support with respect to fabrication and metrology to R&D and manufacturing personnel. * Assist with the training of production supervisors and workers with respect to R&D developed processes, tooling, and equipment. * Responsible for planning, defining, and developing operational methods and procedures for optical component fabrication. * Guide technical staff engaged in developing materials for specific uses in projected products or devices. * Perform project management functions such as preparing project proposals and budgets, analyzing labor costs, and writing reports. * Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.

Requirements BS degree in Mechanical/Optical/Chemical engineering or similar engineering or physics. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to collect, interpret and document data. A highly developed set of interpersonal skills. The ability to assess complex issues and develop appropriate solutions. Desired Skills: Practical knowledge of statistics and ability to use statistical analysis Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) Experience with glass science, optical fabrication and optical test set-ups Experience with engineering/optical software tools such as Code V, Zemax, 4Sight, Matlab, Solidworks

Company

Optimax Systems, Inc

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State or Province

New York

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