Senior Optical Engineer

Senior Optical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Optical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Start Date: asap
Reference: 10574MG_1493995279
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 15:41

Job Description

Optical Engineer
Rugby, Warwickshire
£35,000 to £40,000 plus great package including pension & healthcare

A high-tech Product Manufacturer in Rugby, Warwickshire, require an Optical Design Engineer to conduct product development of fibre lasers, with a good understanding of the physics relating to optical & fibre-optical component / system design, development & application.

As the Optical Design Engineer / Optical Engineer you will be responsible for:
· Design & specification of high power optical systems.
· Production of components / systems to provide prototypes.
· Design of lab-based experiments to verify components & laser systems.

You will need at least 5 years' experience within a product development environment in either the High Power laser field or in an optics area within a related sector such as aerospace, industrial laser or telecoms. You should be BSc qualified in optical physics / engineering & be able to integrate into multidisciplinary teams.

The role has arisen due to expansion, with our client bringing a number of new cutting edge products to market.

The role is based in Rugby, close to the M6 Motorway, & easily commutable from locations such as Coventry & Leicester.

Salary is likely to be in the region of c£30,000 for a Graduate or £35,000 to £40,000 + good pension & healthcare with experience. Please forward your CV to or call on 023 92 288206

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.