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Optical Engineer

Company: Logitech Inc.
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description Position at Logitech



Is for an experienced Optical Engineer, designing the next generation of products for Logitech in our Camas, Washington office. The ideal candidate will have a strong consumer electronics or medical device background, be a self-starter, a strong leader, work well within a development team, and have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. They will be responsible for the research and development of various Logitech consumer products.

The candidate will contribute significantly to the design of UV & cosmetic lighting systems, from the conceptual product front end, through product development and into successful mass production. You will also focus on exploring the latest lighting-related technologies from scout to fundamental research and then proof of concept.


Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you'll need for success at Logitech.

Design, develop, and validate product optical/ mechanical systems

Investigate new UV lighting technologies and processes in order to maintain cutting edge design solutions and drive innovation

Collaborate across disciplines with internal and external design partners from early concept through production life cycles

Collaborate with suppliers, engineers, 3rd party partners, program managers, and functional managers

Ensure solutions exceed feature requirements and consumer expectations

Specify, design and qualify lighting solutions from concept to manufacturing for Logitech products meeting cost, schedule and user experience;

UV lighting system

Cosmetic Lighting System

Color Engineering System

Implement and qualify Optical Sensing System and Opto-Mechanical System in product development for UV lighting

Conduct design reviews, FMEA, DOE and 8D

Develop tools and setups to measure or characterize UV and Cosmetic Lighting Systems

Perform measurements & qualification


For consideration, please bring the following minimum skills and behaviors:

Experience in non-sequential optical simulation (ex.Tracepro)

Experience in sequential optical simulation (ex.Zemax)

Experience in UV lighting design highly desired

Experience in optical design through multiple materials, especially liquids or gels

Familiar with optical design and color engineering

Experience in design of optical mechanical system

Experience in optical measurement

Experience working with suppliers and vendors (ODM, CDM, CM models)

Successful prior experience designing consumer electronic or medical device products

Strong knowledge in various manufacturing process and able to apply them effectively to meet part requirements and consumer expectations

Knowledge of plastic materials, injection molding and tooling, assembly processes, cosmetic finishes, and defect analysis

Proponent of DFM, DFA, FMEA, tolerance analysis...

Strong problem-solving skills and ability to use statistical tools and techniques

Flexibility and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment that is evolving

Proficient in 3D CAD (ProEngineer Creo), and simulation tools (Abaqus FEA or ANSYS FEA) is prefered

Good verbal and written communication skills, high level of cross-cultural competence in communicating effectively in a global environment

International travel is required


Bachelor degree or equivalent in optoelectronic engineering, optical engineering or physics

Minimum 5 years experience in the consumer electronics industry

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we're small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we're big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That's a pretty sweet spot to be in and we're always striving to keep it that way.

"All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, sex, age, color, religion,sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability."

If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 510-713- 4866 for assistance.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Logitech Inc., Vancouver , Optical Engineer, Other , vancouver, Washington

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