Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - ENG003 (Cambridge, UK)

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to help us create the next generation of world leading all-optical switch technology for optical fibre communications systems. Working within a multi-disciplinary development team, the role spans conceptual design, analysis, qualification and transfer to production of precision micro-mechanical and optical devices.


  • Design & development of core technology for next generation optical switches
  • Analysis and test of precision micro-mechanical designs
  • Integration and packaging of optical and electrical sub-assemblies
  • Manufacturing and performance improvements to existing products
  • Liaison with suppliers and other teams
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Person Specification:

  • Educated to at least M.Eng level in mechanical engineering or related subject
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a high-tech design/development environment
  • Expert in 3D CAD, finite element analysis and PDM
  • Proficient in precision opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical design
  • Familiar with high reliability micro-fabrication techniques
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Innovative, goal-driven self-starter
  • Able to work effectively in a cross-functional team

Position Type: Full-time, permanent

How to Apply:

Send resumes (CVs) via mail, or email to:

Human Resources (UK)
Polatis, Inc.
332 Cambridge Science Park
Cambridge, CB4 0WN, UK (word, PDF or text formats)
Please include the Job Title and Job Code in the subject of your email to polatis

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