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Research and Development Engineer

Company: gpac
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

We are seeking a talented R&D engineer to assist with the design and testing of our new range of products. In this role, you will be working closely with the R&D team to create functional design concepts, test existing designs, and oversee the implementation of development projects. You may also be spearheading the redesign of existing products.

To ensure success, you should have exceptional mathematical skills, a talent for design, and experience with team management. Top R&D engineers use their technical design skills to create functional and attractive products that are cost-effective and user-friendly.


  • Master of Science degree in physics with optic sciences, electrical engineering with opto-electronics, or related field
  • Experience building and testing opto-mechanical, electrical, photonic, or mechanical assemblies
  • Hands on experience with CAD design tools such as Solidworks, AutoCAD etc.
  • Ability to interpret engineering models, drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Familiar with optical alignment, integration and testing of prototype and proof of concept systems, involving various light sources/laser, optics, fiber optic light guides, electronics, software, and mechanical sub-assemblies
  • Able to communicate with vendors and suppliers for the optical, electrical, and mechanical components required to build the prototype assemblies
  • Familiar with drawing/drafting standards and tolerances for opto-mechanical designs
  • Experience in designing enclosures/optical components for opto-electro-mechanical systems
  • Must have high attention to detail, well organized with strong analytical and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft tools i.e., Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio for concept, bill of materials and documentation
  • Knowledge of Zemax optical design software is a plus Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Meeting with business management, marketing, and the R&D team to discuss product ideas
    • Conducting market research and evaluating similar products and their functions
    • Collaborating with the engineering and marketing department on product feasibility
    • Creating design projects and specification sheets
    • Presenting product designs to management and stakeholders
    • Overseeing the engineering of product prototypes
    • Testing prototype products for functionality, ease-of-use, and longevity
    • Resolving product issues
    • Overseeing the production process

      Please apply with resume showing required experience.

      Must be willing to relocate.

      Unqualified candidates will not be considered.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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