Senior Optical Engineer | RxSight, Inc.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Position Location: 
California
Job Description: 

Job Title: Senior Optical Engineer

Manager's Title: Vice President of Manufacturing Operations

Department: Operations

FSLA Status: Exempt

Overview: Reporting to the VP of Manufacturing Operations, the Senior Optical Engineer will be responsible for the optical testing of the of the RxSight Light Adjustable Lens (RxLAL), an advanced IOL technology that is being commercialized by RxSight. The successful candidate will be a technical expert in optical metrology; develop and implement optical test and inspection methods and protocols; assist in the product transfer from R&D. The position will interface extensively with R&D, Procurement and QA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This individual will function as a technical expert and the owner of optical testing and inspection, manufacturing line design and operational performance of the RxLAL.
  • Define and solve a wide range of problems inherent to testing of optical components and devices
  • Deep understanding and experience with precision optical test equipment, processes and interpreting results.
  • Develop optical testing processes, tools and fixtures to support device performance testing and execute validations.
  • Support process improvement initiatives to enhance production efficiency, as well as ensure business continuity and regulatory compliance
  • Develop training processes and train operators.
  • Interact with key vendors as necessary to achieve development goals and timelines

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with optical metrology tools and technologies.
  • Familiar with sources and detection in UV, visible and NIR bands.
  • Experience in optical design using Zemax.
  • Experience with mechanical design tool SolidWorks.
  • Functional understanding of the full design cycle from concept to product release.
  • Experience in communication with vendors regarding specifications of optical components and assemblies.
  • Manufacturing process development for medical equipment desirable.
  • Familiar with documentation requirements and procedures for an FDA regulated company
  • A demonstrable track record of success in achieving and maintaining high quality standards
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply creative solutions to challenges
  • The ability to establish priorities and build enthusiasm for projects
  • Solid project management skills to handle multiple projects and set/manage timelines with a high degree of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written formats, as well as excellent listening and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to interface effectively with all levels and functions within the organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Education, Experience, and Training:

  • BS in Engineering or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ direct experience in optical systems device industry specifically with optical process design and development, optical test methods techniques, optical system assembly and process validation.
  • Experience developing and executing FDA approved process and equipment validations desirable.
  • Experience developing efficient manufacturing process.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: N/A

Computer Skills:

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Software

Physical, Mental, and Environmental Activities, and Conditions:

 

Indicate the activities and conditions that traditionally apply to the essential functions of the position identified above.

  • X – activity/condition that is required to do in the performance of his/her job

Physical Activities:

Sitting

X

Crawling

 

Bending

X

Walking

X

Climbing

 

Kneeling

X

Standing

X

Reaching

X

Balancing

 

Inspection by eyesight

X

Hearing

X

Handling

 

Talking

X

Twisting

 

Air Travel

X

Squatting

X

Carrying (<20 lbs.)

X

Pushing (<20 lbs.)

X

Lifting (<20 lbs.)

X

Carrying (<50 lbs.)

X

Pushing (<50 lbs.)

X

Lifting (<50 lbs.)

X

Carrying (>50 lbs.)

 

Pushing (>50 lbs.)

 

Lifting (>50 lbs.)

 

Other

 

Other

 

Description, weight, distance, and frequency of heaviest item(s) carried:

   Mental Activities:

Reading:

X

Writing:

X

Calculating:

X

Comm. Orally:

X

Reasoning:

X

Analyzing:

X

Environmental Conditions:

Confined Areas

 

Exposed to Weather

 

Noise Exposure

X

Vibrations

 

Extreme Temperatures

 

Potential Hazards

X

Fumes/Odors/Dusts

 

Potential Allergens

 

Work Inside

X

Work Outside

 

Other Qualifications / Standards:

Note: The Company utilizes the multi-skill concept and expects the employee to perform other job disciplines Nothing in this job specification restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Critical features of this job are described under various headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.

Contact: 

Contact Caroline Vaughn with interest and include resumé.