Senior/ Lead Engineer, Thin Film (Optics)

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    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$6000 - S$9000 per month

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    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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My client is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of complex, precision optical components and now seek an experienced Optical Coating Thin Film Engineer to join them


  • Assume responsibility to implement optical coating design strategies and oversee operations to meet client needs for customised optical components
  • Develop and implement coating designs and processes to optimize efficiencies and minimize costs
  • Optimize chamber configurations for deposition of optical thin films
  • Provide technical support in maintaining coating operation and train technicians in operation of precision optical coating processes.
  • Maintain documents and records of processes and procedures relevant to the design, development and production
  • Provide technological advice to customers and assist technical marketing via authoring of papers, patents, or other external media


  • Advanced Degree (Masters/PhD) in Physics, Optical Sciences, Material Sciences or equivalent with at least 5 years' experience in optical coating or equivalent
  • Open to fresh masters grads in physics/material science
  • Strong working knowledge of the science involved in the deposition of thin films onto optical surfaces.
  • Experience with optical principles, optical design, coating design, and optics manufacturing
  • Familiarity with TfCalc, Flimstar or OptiLayer
  • Expert level knowledge in Optical Coatings, Optical Design, Optical Fabrication, Optical Physics and Opto-Mechanical principles
  • Knowledge of optical industry products, coating machine suppliers, coating technologies such as IBS, APS, and magnetron sputtering
  • Effective at communicating technical data across cross functional team

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).