Optical Mechanical Engineer - Life Sciences

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Phoseon currently has an opening for an Optical-Mechanical Engineer.  In this role, you will be a key member of our Product Design staff.  You must be a self-motivated team player, an effective communicator, and able to resolve complex design issues. The team’s attitude is built around quick time to market via rapid prototyping and astonishing our customers. 


  • Define, prototype, design, document, build, and test opto-mechanical systems for the life sciences using UV LEDs
  • Define requirements, Perform trade studies, prepare cost estimates, manage bills of materials
  • Perform verification testing for new product introductions
  • Interact with suppliers to source mechanical parts
  • Product support (R&D to manufacturing)
  • Define design requirements and specifications in accordance with manufacturing and customer expectations and requirements
  • Collaborates with peer engineering teams, customers, vendors, application specialist, and manufacturing to complete product designs across all phases of the engineering development cycle

Education and experience required

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years in mechanical design and product engineering
  • 5+ years using solid modeling tools (Solidworks preferred)
  • Experience with precision opto-mechanics systems preferred
  • Experience with thermal simulation, tolerance budgets, kinematic mounting techniques preferred
  • Experience with electronics packaging helpful
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership for mechanical engineering projects
  • Experience in R&D and manufacturing environments preferred
  • Ability to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures (i.e. assembly instruction, inspection procedures and capital project proposals)
  • Desire to work with electrical, firmware, and optical engineers, scientific staff, exhibiting excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Salary & Benefits  

Competitive compensation and benefits package.


About Phoseon

Phoseon Technology is the world leader in delivering high power, UV LED technology. Phoseon pioneered the Semiconductor Light Matrix SLM™ Technology (Semiconductor Light Matrix) and is extending that capability to the Life Science and Medical Device marketplace.  Our new division is rapidly growing as we enable a multi-billion dollar market opportunity using patented and proprietary technology. 

Location: Life Sciences in Hillsboro, OR
Apply for this Position Job code: 20180118-02
Apply at: https://phoseon-technology.hiringthing.com/job/59721/optical-mechanical-engineer-life-sciences