Optical Engineer
Banner Engineering Corporation - Plymouth, MN

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We currently have an opening at our Plymouth, Minnesota, R&D Division for an Optical Engineer to facilitate the design, test, and implementation of our wide-ranging product line. In this position you will work within various teams developing photoelectric, safety, and vision sensor products.

Required Skills

Capacity to work with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate trade-offs and arrive at cost effective solutions

Strong analytical skills including DOE, statistical methods, Mathcad/Matlab, and MS Office

Ability to design and implement efficient and reliable manufacturing processes that meet our unique scenario of 'high mix, low/mid-volume, short lead time'

Flair for translating marketing specifications and requirements into effective optical designs in a timely manner

Other Desirable Attributes:
Acquaintance with optical fabrication processes - particularly molded plastic lensing

Mandarin Chinese communication skills desirable

Required Experience

BS or MS in Optical Engineering, Physics, or Electrical Engineering

2+ years of related optical design experience preferred

Working knowledge of optical design and analysis software - preferably ZEMAX

Acquaintance with optical metrology methods, including measurement of first-order properties, image quality, spectrometry, autocollimation, and interferometry

Familiarity with stray light analysis and methods for abatement

Knowledge of LEDs, laser diodes, and photodetectors

Other Desirable Technical Attributes:
Electronics (drivers and preamps) and mechanics (molded plastic parts) knowledge

Experience designing optical based products for industrial environments

Pro/Engineer solid modeling

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Banner Engineering designs, manufactures and distributes photo eyes, sensors and associated products for industrial and process automation...