1. Senior Mechanical Engineering Opening at Luneau Technology / Optovue

    Senior Mechanical Engineering Opening at Luneau Technology / Optovue



    Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer

    Date: Mar. 2022

    Department: Hardware Engineering

    Approved by:  HR Director

    Reports to: Director, Systems                                               Engineering

     x Exempt             Nonexempt

    Type of position:   X Full Time   □ Part Time  □ Contractor   □ Temporary 

    About us:

    Optovue, Inc. (Fremont, CA), a subsidiary of Luneau Technology, is an ophthalmic device company dedicated to working with eye care professionals, doctors, and researchers to improve patient care through sustained technological innovation. The Advanced Development Team at Optovue is primarily responsible for identifying, evaluating, and developing cutting-edge technologies in the field of ophthalmic and optical imaging. Innovation is firmly entrenched in our DNA, and we take pride in the fact that Optovue has pioneered disruptive medical imaging technologies including spectral-domain OCT and OCT Angiography that have been revolutionizing the field of ophthalmology. We remain passionate about generating, prototyping, and evaluating new concepts and ideas that would make a difference in the diagnosis and therapy of ocular diseases.

    Job Scope:

    The Sr. Mechanical Engineer role provides an opportunity to work with a highly cross-functional group of scientists and engineers to contribute towards next generation products in the field of ophthalmic imaging. The candidate will lead mechanical and opto-mechanical aspects of the sub-systems design in new product development as well as sustaining engineering projects. Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential, and you must be able to multitask and work effectively at all levels in a fluid environment. 


    • Design of machined, sheet-metal, die casting and injection molding parts.
    • Design of tooling for sub-assemblies and calibration and alignment of the opto-mechanical systems.
    • Design of opto-mechanical components to meet performance requirements.
    • Work with optical, systems and electrical engineers to define module-level requirement specification, find the engineering solutions, plan, and test against requirements.
    • Support designs with hand calculations and analysis, as required. 
    • Support reliability-related test and design transfer to production team. Attention to details is required to identify potential technical risks.
    • Mounting and testing of mechanical modules. Assemble and check fit of design during prototype and pre-release.
    • Small mechanism design experience, gears, belts, bearings, motor, and others.
    • Use Pro/E Creo and/or SOLIDWORKS and Windchill PLM for design and documentation.
    • Working with other engineers and designers, design and detail mechanical systems and assemblies.
    • Maintain and document some top-level assemblies throughout the design, and release them to manufacturing process
    • Main contributor to any design-for-cost activities
    • Understand medical device industry standards and incorporate into testing activities


    • Education: BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, MS is a plus or equivalent experience.
    • Experience: Strong background in mechanical design, including at least 3-5 years of experience in senior engineering role
    • Strong skills in 3D modeling of sub-systems in new product design. This includes part and assembly modeling, detail drawing, tools design for assembly.
    • High level of attention to detail is critical.
    • Experience with opto-mechanical systems.
    • Experience of quick prototyping by working with selected vendors
    • Experience in materials selection, materials properties, and surface finishes.
    • Experience with reliability-related issues.
    • Ability to take on unscheduled or newly scheduled tasks as needed.
    • A self-motivated team player who is adaptable and comfortable working in a dynamic, high-paced environment.
    • Experience with Windchill or other PLM systems is a plus.
    • Experience with medical products is a plus 

    To apply for this position, please send your resume to: n.clausen@luneautech.com with Mechanical Engineer in the subject line. 


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