Senior Optical Engineer – Optics – Durham – O/ET1113

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Senior Optical Engineer – Optics – Durham – O/ET1113

Salary – Negotiable DOE

Job Term: Permanent / Full Time

Job Outline:

My client, who develop state-of-the-art instruments for a wide range of applications, are looking for a Senior Optical Engineer to join their team.


This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Optical Engineer with a diverse background and portfolio of projects in designing and developing optical systems from concept to the final product.


This will be a hands-on role involving contributions to the assembly, integration and test of bench optical systems using both standard and custom-built optical hardware.


In addition to this, you will manage procurement activities and lead the technical liaison with contractors and customers.


You will also recruit induct and train new team members, as well as provide analysis and feedback on team and individual performance, as well as analysing and reporting results to stakeholders.




  • Minimum BSc in Physics, or similar discipline. MSc and PhD desirable.




  • Significant experience in a commercial environment undertaking optical design from concept to final product.
  • Leading a multidisciplinary team to ensure targets are met.


Additional Information:

Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK.


Skills: Design, Optics, Instrumentation, Physics, Product Development, Continuous Improvement.


To Apply: Please send CV and Covering Letter

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