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Product Engineer

at Key Recruitment
Published September 11, 2023
Location Brits, South Africa
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full-Time  


Well-established and growing designer and manufacturer of optical fibre cable and accessories seeks to employ a Product Engineer at their plant in BRITS.

For the position you would be required to have:

B. Eng/ B. Sc/ B. Tech in Mechanical (Biomedical) Engineering
Around 4 years of experience in the design of optical assemblies or opto-mechanical components.
Experience working in ISO controlled development process.
Excellent knowledge of software tools (MS Office, 3DCAD, OpticsStudio).
Knowledge of: ASTM, ANSI, ISO and FDA GMP will be beneficial.
Experience designing optical testing methodologies.
Working knowledge of high-power Laser interfaces

Responsibilities would include you to:

Design and develop fibre optical assemblies and opto-mechanical components according to internal specs, or customer supplied specs.
Work with the sales team to translate technical requirements by customers into fibre optical solutions and propose new product ideas.
Coordination of prototype production and prototype deliveries, including First Article Inspection.
Participation in international trade shows and conferences.
Working with Process Engineering to develop production processes for new products.
Technical documentation of products, solutions, and development projects.
Design of performance studies, implementation of the experimental tests, and documentation.