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Optical Engineer

Motherwell, LanarkshirePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5631569
Updated On: 24/05/2019
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Biotechnology, Energy, Engineering, Science

Skills: Engineering - Design, Physics - Physics, Physics - Optics, Physics - Lasers, Engineering - Optical Engineering, Physics - Photonics, Engineering - Energy, Engineering - Product Development, Engineering - R&D, Physics - New PhD

Job Information

Role Overview

Are you an experienced optical development engineer looking for a new exciting job opportunity?

We are currently looking for an Optical Development Engineer to join an expanding SME based in the Glasgow area. As the Optical Development Engineer you will be a key member of the engineering team and be responsible for interfacing between the wider engineering group.

Key Duties and Responsibilities


Your duties as the Optical Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for the design and development of optical systems to be integrated into illuminated fuel cell products and develop optical test methods for complex optical systems and sub-assemblies.

2. You'd also be required to create and document detailed design specifications for optical components and wave guide systems to illuminate fuel cells.

3. As the optical engineer, you would be required to identify suitable suppliers for optical and optoelectronic components and assemblies as well as implementing a comprehensive design strategy and develop operational work-flow for the design and test of the optical systems.

4. You will also be required to perform design FMEA and reliability assessments on optical and opto-mechanical sub-assemblies.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Optical Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Optics, Optoelectronics or Physics.

2. Proven industry experience in an optical engineering role with hands-on experience of optical test methods and standard specifications.

3. Thorough understanding of fundamental optical and geometrical optics, polarization, interference & diffraction, non-linear optics and laser.


Key Words: Optical Engineer | Development | Optics | Optoelectronics | Physics | Fuel Cell | Light | Design and Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.
Debra Fong
Your Recruitment ConsultantDebra Fongdebra.fong@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.