Junior Engineer R&D (Mechanical Engineer) | EMCORE

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Job Description: 


  • Design mechanical systems of Fiber Optic Gyro based sensor and Inertial measurement unit (IMU) systems.
  • Develop tooling & fixtures for manufacturing assembly.
  • Drawing Release and Prototype Procurement Support.
  • Support of both current and legacy products.
  • Perform failure analysis and verification testing.
  • Work with QA to ensure the design meets industry standards.
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) per ANSI Y14.5.
  • Complete projects within quality, budget and schedule requirements.
  • Must have high attention to detail, well organized with strong analytical and communication skills.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering, Optomechanical Engineering, or related field.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Optomechanical engineering, or related field.


  • 3 years of experience in mechanical design and development with a track record for product realization in the field of Mechanical and/or Optomechanical engineering.
  • Proficient with CAD design tools such as SolidWorks.
  • Develop and review engineering drawings and technical documentation.
  • Experience with thermal and structural analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and constructively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.


  • Experience with packaging and routing of optical fiber.
  • Prior experience in the mechanical design and fabrication of Fiber Optic Gyros and IMUs.
  • Experience with tolerance stack-up analysis for mechanical components and assemblies.
  • Design of precision Sensors or Sensor sub-systems.
  • Experience in FEA analysis, in particular, Cosmos and/or Comsol.
  • Experience working in the DoD / Military product environment.
  • Experience with high volume /low-cost product design.