Job Location
Burlington, MA, USA

Position: Opto-Mechanical Engineer

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Opto-Mechanical Engineer

VulcanForms is currently seeking an Opto-Mechanical Engineer to join our Laser Optics Engineering team at our Burlington, MA facility.  In this role, your main objective will be to design and build high power beam delivery systems for the world’s most productive and advanced metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) systems.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and implementing high-precision, high-speed scanning systems and novel opto-mechanical solutions for laser beam delivery.
  • Maintaining documentation including engineering change notices, bills of material, detailed models and associated component drawings, cost worksheets, and supplier correspondence files.
  • Developing and testing models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility.
  • You will participate in and provide first-hand feedback on optical system design and integration.
  • Working with a cross-disciplinary internal team to further improve our AM system design and performance.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of Mechanical Design Engineering experience in Laser, Optical or Semiconductor Industry
  • Understanding and expertise in optical system design and manufacturing
  • Experience with a 3D design tools, such as SolidWorks, CREO, AutoCAD Inventor, FEM and CFD software
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Working knowledge of and experience with opto-mechanical systems
  • Must be a current US Citizen or US Resident/Green Card Holder
Preferred Skills
  • Master of Science in Engineering
  • Free-space Gaussian beam coupling experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis
  • Experience with components and precision mechanism design
  • Motion control & automation systems experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry or educational experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup company environment