Opto-Mechanical Designer
L-3 Canada Operations
Canada, Canada
2d ago
source : Aviation Job Search

Job Description - Opto-Mechanical Designer (099456) Job Description Opto-Mechanical Designer - Requisition ID : 099456 CA-

Ontario-Don Mills Description L3 Technologies is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems market and a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on both military and commercial platforms.

Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.

S. Department of Homeland Security, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.

S. federal, state and local government agencies. Organized into 3 segments Electronic Systems, Communications Systems and Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems L3 Technologies employs over 31,000 people worldwide with reported 2017 sales of $9.

5 billion. L3’s ISR Systems Segment brings together a broad collection of some 30+ unique L3 divisions across 10 business areas to offer a diverse portfolio of innovative sensor and intelligence technologies across the maritime, land, airborne, space, cyber and warfighter domains.

Comprised of 15,000 employees in 5 countries including in 16 states in 40+ locations, we are a global partner of choice delivering innovative capabilities to gather, share and protect intelligence for a more secure world.

WESCAM Don Mills, an L3 WESCAM location in a suburb of Toronto, designs and manufactures specialized custom opto-mechanical lens assemblies and aspheric components.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools alongside of some of the best thought leaders in our industry in an environment that values work / life balance.

Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9 / 80 work schedule - in addition to regular vacation and public holidays), free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, and much more.

Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world.

We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world! Tasks to be Accomplished

  • Actively participate in the mechanical design of complex optical lens assemblies, including fixed focal length and zoom lenses, from concept to production.
  • Provide Opto-Mechanical Design expertise and act as an Opto-Mechanics Subject Matter Expert across the organization.
  • Work closely with Optical Designers and Manufacturing to achieve the best possible mechanical designs considering all performance requirements, manufacturability & cost, for existing and new lenses.
  • Actively support the manufacturing organization and suppliers to ensure proper knowledge transfer, timely resolution of design issues and effective test methodologies development.
  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers and other team members from Wescam Canada, North America Operations to support estimates and ensure high quality of design solutions.
  • Design, build and use precision mechanical engineering test fixtures using modern methods to measure the performance of opto-
  • mechanical parts and assemblies.

  • Generate design related documentation including BOMs, part and assembly drawings, engineering studies, test reports, etc.
  • Participate in and present results at design review meetings related to modifications and new lens designs.
  • Actively participate in the application, maintenance and improvement of the Engineering design practices, processes and standards.
  • Keep up-to-date knowledge of the Precision Mechanics, Opto-Mechanical and Mechanical Engineering industries trends and new technologies that may be relevant to Wescam’s business.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, Opto-Mechanical Design. Qualifications Skills Required
  • Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering, Fine Mechanics and Opto-Mechanical design principles
  • Proficiency with Mechanical 3D CAD software, Solidworks preferred
  • Proven ability to virtually prototype and analyze complex mechanical designs before they are built and tested
  • Basic knowledge of lens optical design and optical principles
  • Proficiency in a Mechanical Engineering lab environment
  • Knowledge of Structural Analysis and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical drive design principles
  • Knowledge of machining, casting and sheet metal manufacturing techniques and processes Experience & Education Requirements
  • Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Professional experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Graduate degree in a related field an asset
  • Proven track record of leadership in CAD mechanical design
  • P.Eng designation considered an asset L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.
  • This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.

    Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary. *Please note : L3 WESCAM has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for employees with disabilities, both during the selection process as well as during employment. Follow Us :

  • CAN Security Clearance Required : Other Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day - 1st Travel : No Organization : Division L-3 Wescam
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