Mechanical Scientist, Optics and Precision Equipment

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$6000 - S$9000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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My client is a world player in the optics and equipment industry and are going through a period of rapid R&D expansion and now seek an experienced Mechanical Scientist to join them


  • Assume responsibility for the design of mechanical structures, modules and fixtures to support advanced laser and harmonic generation system
  • Design mechanical structures, modules and fixtures to support research prototype characterization and verification tasks, such as laser, EBEAM chamber and plasma source
  • Address and resolve product issues through the entire product phase
  • Responsible for the complete design process - conceptual and detailed design, driving requirement specification, feasibility studies, detailed GD&T, analysis testing such as fluid, thermal, vibrational and FEA modelling, procurement of prototype parts, assembly, testing and troubleshooting
  • Liaise closely with cross functional department (optics, laser system, electrical) to ensure continual and flawless integration and system and subsystem levels
  • Manage suppliers to ensure all design requirements are specified and achieved
  • Carry out operational and non-operational testing - thermal, vibration and shock
  • Overcome design challenges such as vibration isolation, thermal stability design, precision and reliable mechanism design, design for photo contamination control etc.


  • Degree/Masters/PhD in Mechanical Engineering with 8 - 10 years' experience in an R&D and manufacturing environment
  • Excellent proficiency with CAD, Pro-E, SolidWorks etc.
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals, including design principles, machine elements, materials, and fabrication methods
  • Experience with opto-mechanical systems, thermal and vibration control, design of laser structures
  • Stronghold with thermal/structural analysis and fluid flow modeling

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).