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Principal Optical Engineer

Company: Alcon Pharma
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResearches, plans, designs, verifies, validates and develops optical and opto-mechanical visualization products and systems for ophthalmic surgical equipment.This position works in a collaborative team environment developing innovative solutions. May be responsible for the transfer from R&D to manufacturing.MajorResponsibilitiesResponsible for design, alignment, measurement, testing, analysis and troubleshooting of optical devices.Apply knowledge of optical materials, manufacturing and coating methods. Generate detailed fabrication drawings and tolerance analysis budgets. Develop test methods and perform testing in a laboratory environment through the entire life cycle of the product. Run cross-functional trade-off reviews and drive to design decisions.Management of optical prototype and production suppliers.Lead design reviews, support prototype activities, performance of verification and validation, production transfer and related documentation. Derive product design requirements based on top-level commercial input.Support all aspects of documentation. Verification Plans and Reports; and design control through ECN, and Windchill.Work as a part of cross-functional project teams including EE, SW, QA, ME, Manufacturing and Field Service. Ensure regulatory / statutory / legislative compliance for all project work.MinimumRequirementsBachelor's Degree or Equivalent years of directly related experience (or high school +13yrs; Assoc.+9yrs; M.S.+2yrs; PhD+0yrs)The ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English5 Minimum Years of Relevant ExperiencePreferred Skills/ExperienceMust possess fundamental, theoretical and applied knowledge related to general Optical Engineering.Proficiency in ZEMAX, Code V.Stereo-optics design and/or medical device experience desired.Knowledge of Visualization and Microscopy.Knowledge of ISO, FDA, MDD and regulations applicable to the design and development of medical device/science/technology. Strong organizational skills and technical writing required (Word, Excel).Proven ability to develop solutions for problems that require the regular use of creativity. Proven ability to work independently with limited direction.Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to alcon.recruitment@ and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.Full timeSDL2017

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