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Role Summary: BHGE Inspection Technologies is a leading innovator in the development of quality non-destructive inspection system products and solutions that consistently deliver, and set industry standards for breakthrough technology, reliability, and durability. In this role, you will be responsible for the design and development of optical components, parts, and assemblies for Remote Visual Inspection instruments and probes.
In the role of Lead Optical Design Engineer, you will:
Work closely with Product Management & Marketing, Industrial Design, Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Program Management to convert marketing requirements for new products into optical specifications, designs, parts, assemblies, and final products
Design and test products to ensure conformance to specifications, and support of products through initial production
Have high degree of interaction with the overall development team and suppliers
Be a self-starter, self-motivated, and able to embrace multiple responsibilities simultaneously
Be able to generate and communicate creative design concepts to others
Demonstrate knowledge of the product development process, with project experience from concept to manufacture
Miniature optics design
Lens design, tolerance analysis
Sequential and non-sequential ray tracing
Stray light analysis
Illumination and opto-mechanical design and analysis
Optical elements characterization methodology and instrumentation
Prototype, test and validate optical systems
Design and develop Imaging/ non-imaging optical system from concept to production
Design for manufacturability
Lens supplier qualification, interfacing for prototyping and evaluation.
Production trouble shooting, yield improvement and cost reduction
Coating/thin film physics
UV / IR knowledge
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM' field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of optical engineering design experience
Proficiency in optics design software (Code V and TracePro design software are preferred)
Experience in design for manufacturing, problem solving related to optical issues associated with parts, assemblies, and products is desired
Experience with test & measurement equipment, SolidWorks, Windows based PCs, and Microsoft Office
Effective communicator within technical and non-technical environments
Team player, hands-on, detail oriented, and have good prioritization skills
Well independently, prioritize effectively, follow and explain technology developments, and make assertive decisions
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