Optical Engineer | Orafol

Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Position Location: 
Avon, Connecticut
Job Description: 

Based in Avon, CT, ORAFOL Americas Inc., Reflective Solutions Division, supplies a full range of reflective solutions to a variety of industries and applications including traffic safety, vehicle conspicuity, and high visibility work wear. We are dedicated to saving lives by partnering with our customers to develop reflective solutions that increase visibility and recognition. We are growing and looking for a motivated, talented Optical Engineer to join our team!

The selected candidate will be responsible to develop and utilize optical design capabilities to provide new and improved optical designs. Candidate will develop optical microstructure polymer products to be manufactured on precision machines using replicate molds.  The candidate will work from market requirements, knowledge of competitive products, information about new or proposed industry standards, and invention of new technology.  Work involves the development of new product optical designs, new materials, and new processing methods.  

The position requires a B.S. Degree in Optics or Physics with a Masters in Optics or similar.  3 - 5 years’ experience in an Optics Design type role within a manufacturing environment preferred. If newly degreed, co-operative/internship experience is a must.  Candidate must also be proficient in computer applications/design software such as Zemax, OptiCad, TracePro, Code 5, ASAP, FRED or equivalent. A strong knowledge of statistics, DOE, design controls, organization and time-management skills a must. Excellent communications skills both verbal and written required.

ORAFOL employees receive competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package; health, dental, vision, paid basic life & AD&D insurance, STD/LTD, 401(k), vacation, and other benefits.  To learn more about our company go to www.orafol.com.


Qualified candidates can submit their resume for consideration by emailing orafolhr@gmail.com, faxing 860-606-9798 or mailing a resume to ORAFOL Americas Inc., 120 Darling Drive, Avon, CT  06001, Attention: Human Resources.