Photonics Design Engineer

Devon £ 35,000 - £ 48,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 013347

A manufacturer of advanced optical and electronic systems based in the South West has a new vacancy for a Photonics Design Engineer. Working on new product development you will provide photonic/optical design expertise on systems/products from concept to manufacture and test. A degree qualified Engineer you must have previous experience working on photonic/fibre-optic system design and testing.


Commutable from: Exeter, Newton Abbot, Torquay, Paignton, Plymouth, Devon.

Salary: £ 35,000 - £48,000 + pension + bonus scheme

Suitable for: Photonic Design Engineer, Photonic Systems Design Engineer, Photonic Engineer, Optics Design Engineer.


The Role

Working for a leading and innovative manufacturer this position will work on the design and development of photonic/fibre-optic systems from concept, through design, test and manufacture.

Key responsibilities:

Design and Develop fibre-optic and photonic components, modules and sub systems
Deliver robust designs to Manufacturing Engineering teams with full understanding of product performance through modelling and verification testing
Involvement with prototype build- assembly, including fibre optic splicing and opto-electronic testing
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and perform photonic/optic design, analysis and testing
Prepare presentation material and reports to a high standard for all phases of the project.
Support handover from design to production.
Drive products from design, to prototyping up to environmental qualification following internal or customer-driven NPI.


The Candidate

With a degree or equivalent experience in Engineering you will have previous photonics or optics design & development experience and have worked on full design lifecycle taking drawings from concept, design, test to delivery. Candidates who have worked on laboratory test equipment is also preferable but not essential.

Due to restrictions this position requires security clearance so candidates must be able to comply with this criteria.

For more information send a CV to: James Charlett

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