Optical Engineers
Alcon - Irvine, CA

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A health care company with global reach. A product pipeline filled to the brim. A team committed to scientific advancement. Think what's possible. Novartis and its associated companies are always looking for talented employees globally. We are engaged in advance preparation for potential position openings. Submit your resume now to join our talent pool for future, possible opportunities in Optical Engineering for Alcon Labs, a Novartis Company. We look forward to reviewing your experience.

Alcon is seeking Optical Engineer candidates with experience in optical components systems and/or microscope design for ophthalmic surgical applications. When these positions become available, they will be located in our new R&D location in Lake Forest, CA (Orange County).

Overall Summary: The Optical Engineer will specify, design, prototype, and test optical components systems for ophthalmic microscope and/or surgical applications. Document, design, development and validation process according to Alcon Quality System. Projects may include instrument consoles, disposable probes, and microscopes.

Minimum Qualifications:
• BS degree in Optical Engineering or Physics and 5 years of experience in Optics System Design
• Optical knowledge and experience:
• Lens design using software such as Zemax, Code V, and Light Tools
• Non-sequential optical design for microscope illumination
• Developing optical alignment and test methods
• Optical materials, adhesives, properties and processes
• Mounting for optical components: design and implementation
• Understanding of optical coatings and processes
• Good knowledge of human eye optics and anatomy

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with medical device development requirements and standards: FDA QSR, ISO 13485, IEC 60601

Company Profile:
Following the merger between Alcon and Novartis, the new Alcon Division combines the product portfolios, commercialization capabilities, R&D and talent of Alcon, CIBA VISION and Novartis Ophthalmics. Today, Alcon has more than 22,000 employees with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. Alcon’s three businesses - Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care - meet the diverse needs of eye care professionals and patients offering the widest spectrum of eye care products with operations in 75 countries and products available in 180 markets. For more information, www.alcon.com.

Novartis is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to quality through diversity. Pre-employment drug testing.

Minimum requirements
• BS degree in Optical Engineering or Physics and 5 years of experience in Optics System Design

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