Optical Engineer

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  • Auburn Hills, MI, United States
  • Jan 11, 2018
Full time Optical Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Founded in 1982, Trialon Corporation was established to assist companies with their technical staffing needs. Trialon understands our clients have different needs and we take pride in our ability to adapt accordingly. We will successfully match candidates to your company culture and technical requirements. We maintain a track record of proven accomplishments in providing solutions for excess workloads by supplying qualified contract personnel, as well as direct placements. Trialon provides people throughout North America in many technical fields including Automotive, Aerospace and Telematic Industries. Our experienced Account Managers and Recruiters are available to meet all your technical staffing needs. 

***U.S. citizenship or permanent resident alien status is required. 

***Criminal Background and Drug Test completed on all candidates prior to start.

Job Description




  • 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
  • Create tools to assist in optical product development
  • Review final product for correlation and product sign-off
  • Attend night drives for headlamp evaluations
  • Support program quoting, feasibility


  • 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 requirements
  • Give input to optical  program software development for enhancements as needed
  • Validate/correlate product with photometric testing equipment
  • Assist in program night drive evaluations including analysis of product
  • Solve photometry issues with mfg. plant locations
  • Define hardware and software requirements




Educational Requirement



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (in optics/physics) or Engineering/Mathematics background or equivalent work experience


  • Experience with LED properties
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory specifications
  • 3-5 years optic design experience in Exterior Automotive Lighting
  • Experience with CAD systems



Additional Information

Background check and drug screening required.  No Corp to Corp.  NO H1B Visa  sponsorship.

Must be US Citizen or have valid US Green Card.