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Principal Mechanical-Optomech Design Engineer
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New England area, 100-150k salary/package

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Rudzinsky Associates client is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, and creative mechanical engineer to join their growing business of optical system development. You will join a diverse engineering staff and develop new and cutting edge products for our customers and for their product line. Our client’s small company atmosphere (40 employees) is ideal for those engineers who enjoy the full gamut of product development, from conceptualization, modeling and simulation, to prototyping and laboratory testing. You will build the products you design and see them manufactured for use in consumer, industrial, medical, and aerospace applications. Rudzinsky Associates client specializes in taking on interesting and challenging projects and they are eager to add talent to their exceptional team!

A successful candidate has concrete and demonstrable engineering skills – a proven track record of development, analysis, and realization of his/her designs. We love to see examples of someone’s work and to dive into technical details! So if you have a portfolio of your designs for a "show and tell" all the better.

About Rudzinsky Associates client – for over 30 years they have built and maintained a reputation as experts in the area of optical/opto-electrical system design, and they routinely design and manufacture new products for customers across all industries. Rudzinsky Associates client is also the world leader in the production of metrology equipment for assessing image quality of optics and electro-optical devices (cameras). Our client’s engineering team continues to improve existing product lines and develop new products that they manufacture and install around the globe.


  • Highly motivated individual with a proven track record (15+ years) of innovative work designing optomechanical assemblies and/or precision mechanisms
  • Eager to tackle the most challenging mechanical design problems in the company
  • A proven leader – technical lead, project lead, working directly with customers 
  • Experience designing systems incorporating some or all of the following:
    o High precision motorized mechanisms
    o Lens and mirror mounts – large and small
    o Flexures and kinematic mounts
    o Metal castings, plastic moldings, additive manufacturing
    o Elegant product enclosures
  • Experience with FEA, primarily static, modal, and thermal
  • Expert in the use of Solidworks or similar CAD software
  • Enjoys hands-on work in the lab. It is routine to build and test your own designs.
  • Enjoys mentoring
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering; postgraduate degree is preferred although not necessary