Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Location: North of Akron, OH

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Uses Opto-Mechanical Engineering skills and experience to design, assemble and validate Filter Technologies products, instruments, and custom metrology equipment.


  • Design mechanical and optical subsystems to fit within specified optical & mechanical limits that will perform according to specifications
  • Confer with other engineering and technical personnel regarding fabrication and testing of prototype systems and modifies design as required
  • Assist with development of manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication processes.
  • Function as a subject matter expert for optical systems used in spectral imaging systems
  • Lead / manage outsourced optical design assemblies
  • Analyze optical system performance characteristics using industry standard software tools
  • Perform optical system trade studies to optimize designs and performance
  • Specify optical components used in electro-optical systems (Includes tolerance analysis and thermal performance)
  • Design and fabricate optical test equipment for spectral imaging systems to be used LCTF manufacturing instruments
  • Generate optics concepts for new product development
  • Align optical systems
  • Generate test reports
  • All other duties as assigned by management

Education & Experience:

  • BS/MS in Opto-Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • 2-4 years’ experience in analysis, design, fabrication and alignment of optical systems
  • Experience with Zemax or comparable optical analysis software is a plus
  • Proficiency in design using standard CAD software packages (e.g. Solidworks) is required
  • Working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledgeable in common safety requirements and practices
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to keep well organized and manage time wisely
  • Complex problem-solving abilities; ability to think creatively to resolve technical issues
  • Must adhere to use of Personal Protection Equipment