Adecco is currently assisting a local client seeking an experienced Optical Engineer, in Southbridge, MA. This position is a Direct Placement opportunity. The Optical Engineer leads optical product design and development and recommends manufacturing strategies to meet specified cost targets. Responsibilities: •Designs optical systems, imaging and illumination, traditional and (imaging) fiber optics. •Defines optical/mechanical specifications for systems and components (with vendors and customers) •Plans for design optimization for cost/performance. •Performs optical measurements and evaluates data. •Prepares project proposals, statements of work and technical notes, presentations to customers/management. •Understands and recommends/specs manufacturing processes to fabricate glass and polymer optical components. •Performs an active role as work package leader or project/sub-project leader. •Defines and implements optical test systems (e.g. transmission, MTF, light source characterization, etc.) •Plans, organizes and maintains optics lab. •Development and documentation of test procedures and protocols. •Performs other engineering functions of a similar nature as assigned. Qualifications: Education & Training: •MS in Optics, Applied Optics or Physics. -Experience: •Two-five years of work experience or equivalent research experience. -Knowledge & Skills: •Competent in state of the art optical modeling software. •Up to date on state of the art imaging and lighting technologies (CCD, CMOS, LED, etc.) •Knowledgeable on current display technology (LCD, OLED, DLP). •Tolerancing analysis (alignment and assembly). •Experience with Light Tools, ASAP and Speos. •Strong project management skills. •Goal oriented, dedicated, self motivating and able to multitask. •Enthusiastic to learn and willing to take ownership of projects. •Effective communication skills: listening, writing, speaking and oral presentations
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