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Optical Design Engineer

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Huddersfield
  • Sector: Other, Scientific
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DRD23067/20
  • Salary: Up to £40,000 + Benefits!

Job description

Are you an experienced Optical Design Engineer looking to leverage your Research and design skills within one of the world's most innovative technology companies?

This leading company is recognised as a global provider of devices and solutions in the field of radiation detection. They are seeking an Optical Design Engineer specialising in Radiation Detection to create, develop and improve the design of optical systems in scintillation detectors. This Optical Design Engineer job will allow you to explore new methodologies and designs both theoretically and practically while also aiding in the development and characterisation of new scintillating detectors.

Key Responsibilities for the Optical Design Engineer Job:

> Research and design of optical systems in scintillation detectors, both theoretical and practical.
> Development and characterization of new scintillating materials.
> Use of ZEMAX ray tracing software.
> Application and optimisation of photon-detector readout including PMT, SiPM, APD etc.
> Selection and verification of the optimum signal conversion method.
> Detector performance characterisation.

Key Requirements/Skills for Optical Design Engineer Job:

> Modelling and simulation of optical and electronic processes.
> Demonstrated understanding of optics, for detector design and materials characterisation.
> Knowledge of fluorescent and / or scintillating material properties and practical experience of construction, setup and operation of Scintillation/fluorescent detectors.

The idea candidate for this Optical Design Engineer Job will have two years industrial experience and will have had some previous exposure to radiation detector systems for gamma, neutron and x-ray characterisation.

The Optical Design Engineer will join a growing team and be part of the company's continuing success, based at their site in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire but also commutable from Halifax, Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Sheffield, Rochdale, Manchester, Bolton, Blackburn, Keighley and Burnley.

This Optical Design Engineer Job is a fantastic time to join a highly successful, world leader in their field that offers abundance of customised training, development and career progression.

To apply for Optical Design Engineer Job opportunity based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire or are interested in similar jobs, please send your CV to ddickens@redlinegroup.Com or for a confidential chat, please phone (01582) 878831.

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