TEC Group, Inc.
Farmington Hills, MI
Apr 11, 2017
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Job Description

Optical Engineer - Direct, Full Time Opportunity in Farmington Hills, MI

Scope of Job: Knows and applies optical engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. Works under general supervision, and performs tasks that are somewhat varied and complex in nature. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals that require a moderate degree of evaluation, creativity, latitude, and independent judgment.

Job Summary: Provides engineering, design, and development support for new product launches and development projects pertaining to the optics in exterior automotive lighting products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides optical design and development expertise for timely support on new projects of moderate size and complexity, implementation of new technologies, and all other assigned projects
Provides optical design related guidance and technical advice to project engineers and designers for new product development and production projects
Designs and conducts tests, lab set up, data acquisition, data analysis, and other evaluations for prototype and pre-production hardware
Recommends and implements design changes to production products per prototype testing results
Researches and develops design solutions to automotive lighting engineering issues
Generates new concepts for improving optical design capabilities
Conducts feasibility studies and engineering analyses for the new concepts
Assists the development of new techniques or methodologies for new products with new light sources, new manufacturing techniques, and/or other new technologies
Maintains open lines of communications with internal project teams and external customers and suppliers related to assigned projects
Performs all other duties as assigned

Must meet one of the following:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering with courses in optics, mechanical engineering, and physics; OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with courses in optics, mechanical engineering, and physics plus 3 years of experience in optical design and/or photometry
  • Experience in lab set up and testing methods
  • Experience in optical design and development within automotive parts manufacturing is preferred

Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of testing methods and government requirements for automotive designs
  • Data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Computer skills using standard business software (including MS Office programs)
  • Written and verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills - to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority

Company Description
TEC Group, Inc. is an Engineering and Manufacturing Staffing Company. We're the trusted source of excellent engineering talent for OEMs, Tier-one Suppliers, and Manufacturing clients. We're known for our integrity, and high service to our clients and employees alike. As an employee of TEC Group, Inc., you can receive affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer direct deposit (weekly), accrued paid time off, and paid holidays.

Farmington Hills, MI


Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:24:58 PDT