OPTICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
BASED LIVINGSTON – SALARY COMPETITIVE PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
ESS’ client is based in Livingston. Well established, they are a high technology equipment supplier into a range of sectors; including, medical devices, electronics, semiconductors and industrial manufacturing. Currently enjoying a period of high growth they need to make the key hire of an Optical Design Engineer.
Reporting into the Design Engineering Manager, the Optical Design Engineer’s primary task is the design and optimisation of microscope compatible parts (infinity corrected microscopes) and Raman microscopes using ray tracing software, as well as building and testing prototypes. Other core responsibilities include:
- Optical design and optimisation of microscope and Raman spectrometer parts.
- Working together with mechanical design team to design prototypes.
- Evaluation of prototypes
- Support to our Operations and Application teams.
Educated to degree (MSC or PhD preferred) in Physics, Optics or a related discipline, you are ideally an experienced Optical Design Engineer. Candidates should have experience of all areas of optical design, ideally some Zemax software experience (not essential), a sound knowledge in optical spectroscopy and the ability to communicate with colleagues across mechanical, firmware and software engineering. We will look at Optical Design Engineers from a range of industries including medical devices, optical instrumentation, defence electronics and optoelectronics packing and assembly businesses.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well established Scottish OEM business going through extensive growth globally. The relevant candidate will benefit from a solid base salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including: private medical insurance, company pension, life insurance and a flexible weekly working pattern that allows an early finish on a Friday.
To learn more about this role please send your CV to our recruitment partner Katie Hydes at ESS Recruit in Edinburgh.