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Product Engineer - OptoElectronics - Livingston, West Lothian

Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location: Livingston, West Lothian
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Electronics
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Job Title: Product Engineer - OptoElectronics

Sector: Hi Tech Manufacturing

Location: Livingston, Scotland

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum

Product Engineer: You will join a world leading electronics company, and perform engineering activities within the R&D team. This team develops high performance tranceivers for data communication systems.


You will join a global manufacturer of high tech optoelectronic components who have a strong focus on research and development, and are the emerging market leader in the research, development and manufacturing of optoelectronic equipment used within data-communication centres


  • To be the technical owner for their products.

  • To drive and deliver reduction in product manufacturing cost as quickly as possible, including yield improvement and cost of poor quality.

  • To provide yield reporting on an on-going basis and after specific process improvement e.g. feedback to manufacturing after process change/improvement.

  • Problem solving and data analysis to support product development and production.

  • Work closely with other business functions as part of cost reduction roadmaps. Qualify cost reduced supplier parts ensuring quality of end product by in depth data analysis of all relevant parameters and processes.

  • Work with stakeholders across the Company establish and agree product specifications and requirements.

  • Identify and mitigate risks within the design and development process.


Honours degree or equivalent in physics, electronics or equivalent technical discipline, ideally with data communications industry experience.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Knowledge and background in optics would be an advantage

  • Experience of JMP statistical analysis software


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Product Engineer - OptoElectronics

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