Optical Engineer | Lorelei Staffing

Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Job Description: 

The Position
Optical Engineer
Manufacturing & Production
Engineering - Other Engineering

The Compensation
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Ye

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes
We are a leader in the automotive lighting industry and supplies advanced lighting assemblies for forward, rear, signaling, and interior applications to the major automotive manufacturers in the United States. The operation was founded in 1978 and is a joint venture with 50/50 ownership between two international companies. Our headquarters, including manufacturing and R&D is located and allows us to be close to our customers: Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Honda, and Toyota. We also operate a manufacturing facility in Queretaro, Mexico and a sales office in Dearborn, Michigan. The company is home to nearly 1,500 employees, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team! Design and develop advanced illumination systems for automotive lighting products. Develop optical design techniques and technologies.

Requires a high degree of problem solving, communication, independent research and analytical skills. Design and develop new automotive lighting technologies. Take advanced optical concepts and develop them into viable illumination systems. Work with LEDs, Lasers, HID, Halogen and other lighting sources. Improve and develop optical design and development techniques and technologies. Create intellectual property through research and development activities. Understanding of legal and regulatory specifications as they apply to various lighting functions. Work within a R+D team structure. Work closely with global counterparts and workgroups.

MS degree in Optics or Physics; BS degree in Optics or Physics + 3 years automotive optical design experience. Demonstrated abilities through product development portfolio. : Experience with non-imaging optics and photometric measurement systems. Experience with CAD systems (CATIA V5 preferred). Expert level experience with optical design software (ASAP preferred). Experience with design of automotive exterior lighting technologies. Understanding of automotive regulations, optical design/development techniques required.

Along with a highly competitive salary, we offer full medical benefits, insurance benefits, matching 401K, wellness programs and tuition reimbursement.

We are one of the leaders in this industry with close to a quarter of market share. 1 out of 4 vehicles has some type of our product on them. In this role you get to make the "Bling Bling" for the automobile. It is nice to put your engineering skills to test along with creating a work of art that shows engineering work but beauty as well.

The Candidate
2+ to 5 years of experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
Skills and Certifications (bold if required)
Illumination experience
Automotive experience


Richard Levenberg
Account Executive
Lorelei Staffing
Williamsburg Commons
One Auer Ct, E Brunswick NJ 08816
P 732.390.1170  F. 732-390-9150