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Optics Engineer (18-00029) in Auburn Hills, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Optics Engineer
Location: Oakland County with multiple locations near Rochester Hills, Auburn Hills and Pontiac, MI
Base Compensation: Very Competitive based on Experience with matching 401K and solid Tier 1 Benefits and Time Off
Type of Hire: Direct

Managers Specifications:
  • Design optical surfaces for lens and reflector systems for forward and rearward automotive illumination systems.
  • Validate design via internal and external optical ray tracing software
  • Attend night drives for headlamp evaluations
  • Support program quoting, feasibility
Position Responsibility:
  • Define feasibility of lamp assemblies per function and deliver feasibility reports
  • Attend customer meetings for lamp feasibility and performance issues
  • Create optical surfaces on lens and reflectors to meet regulatory and customer
  • Solve photometry issues with mfg. plant locations
  • Experience with LED properties, selection and use
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory specifications
  • 3-5 years optic design experience in Exterior Automotive Lighting products
  • Experience with CAD systems. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (in optics/physics) or Engineering/Mathematics background or equivalent work experience
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. How many years experience do you have with Optic Design Experience in Exterior Automotive Lighting Products? Please provide examples as to where.
  2. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  3. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  4. Do you have any gaps in your employment longer than 3 months? If so can you explain these gaps?
  5. What is your 'acceptable” salary for this position with 401K matching and top Tier 1 benefits?
  6. When would you be available to interview? When are you available to start this position, if selected?
  7. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  8. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?