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Product Design Engineer (Opto Electronics)

Product Design Engineer (Opto Electronics)

  • Location: Great Yarmouth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS2080JG
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 11th Sep 2018

Do you have proven commercial experience in Optoelectronics product design within the defence, industrial, aerospace, Oil and Gas and wireless communications markets.

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently seeking a Product Design Engineer (Opto Electronics) to join their Engineering department, reporting to the Technology Development Manager.

Main Purpose:

As member of the Engineering team provides technical design and layout expertise for both customer & internal- released & development products. ensuring successful execution of changes and launching of new products and customer satisfaction. Contribute to the attainment of departmental goals/objectives, establishment of guidelines, documentation, planning/development for the advancement of the department.

Main Responsibilities:

  •          To define, design & develop Opto electronic products for harsh environment applications
  •          Define and develop Opto electronics manufacturing processes
  •          Define and develop Opto electronics testing systems & methods
  •          Define and develop optical fibre interconnects 
  •          Manufacture of prototype products
  •          Perform and report verification testing of prototype product
  •          Transfer products from NPI to Manufacture

Job Objectives:

  •          To undertake identified aspects of the design and development of new products
  •          To actively improve or optimise aspects of design, function or processing of existing key products.
  •          To support other departments with urgent issues relating to existing designs or testing, and to formulate effective solutions
  •          To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required to maintain and/or improve the efficiency, quality and service of the Engineering team


  •          Technical engagement with customers
  •          Technical engagement with design partners
  •          Occasional technical engagement with suppliers which may require visits to the supplier’s place of business
  •          Engagement with all departments within the company as necessary to carry out the duties outlined above.

Working hours for this role will be from 8am until 4:30pm from Monday to Thursday and 8am until 1:30pm on Friday. Totalling 37.5 hours per week.


If this is a role you believe to be suitable for yourself, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date.

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