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Ophthalmic Optical Engineer

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    Birmingham, United Kingdom

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    Daniel Warby

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    14 days ago

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Job Title: Ophthalmic Optical Engineer

Location: West Midlands, commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Kidderminster, Solihull, Tamworth, Walsall, Wolverhampton etc.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40K - £60K

Industry: Medical & Healthcare Products

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and innovative Medical leader specialised in the Optical market. Due to company expansion my client is seeking to recruit an Optical Engineer on a permanent basis. As a member of the Product Research Team, you will:

  • Design the technology that becomes our innovative products.
  • Help to prove that blue sky ideas can be turned into functioning technologies by creating proof of concept implementations.
  • Work closely with the Product Development team to turn proofs of concept into a commercial products.

The Skills and Experience required:

  • An advanced degree, or equivalent, in Optical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, or other technical discipline.
  • Experience working on technology development within the Ophthalmic industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of optical physics and detailed experience designing optical systems.
  • Good electronic, mechanical, and mathematical knowledge.
  • Proficient with optical modelling software, such as Zemax.
  • Proficient with Solidworks CAD software.
  • Experience working within strict regulatory frameworks and processes, including technical development under IEC 60601.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and take pride in how fast one can develop products.

The Person

You will be excited about working in a growing team, the prospect of pioneering medical advances, working with world leading experts and you will have a track record of making things happen. You will be able to deliver to deadlines and work both collectively and independently.

The Offer

£40k - £60k per annum, dependent upon the role and your level of experience.

In addition, you will have: the chance to work on ground-breaking technology, an excellent work environment, flexible working hours, and access to a staff bonus scheme.


Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for more information and apply!