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Senior Imaging Systems Engineer
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.
As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference.

Job Description:

We are looking for an expert in productizing cameras and optical systems, with a strong technical background in both prototyping and manufacturing. Each system includes multiple components, from electronics (camera boards, image sensors) to opto-mechanics (lenses, shutter, piezo-electric components) and all those must be fully integrated including mechanics and software. You will build working prototypes from which you will define and execute the path towards a product: evaluate and select sub-components, qualify suppliers, plan manufacturing & testing with subcontractors and suppliers. You will work alongside our application engineers, optical designers, materials & processing experts and software engineers towards the full imaging product, while ensuring system requirements are met.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Build new camera prototypes in a goal oriented way
  • Build up new concept and file patents
  • Analyze current prototypes and build a plan for productization
  • Revisit important designs decisions, taking into account manufacturability
  • Specify and select subsystem components and qualify subcontractors and suppliers
  • Collaborate with specialists from our cross-disciplinary design and technology teams
  • Work according to agreed customer timelines and report on progress internally and to customers
  • Manage time effectively according to aggressive project schedules and quickly adapt to new project requirements

Who you are

  • You have a Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering and at least 5 years of relevant experience in industrial camera or imaging product definition.
  • You are an expert in setting up production and test of cameras or imaging systems.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of industrial requirements, design for manufacturability and test, standardization, supply chain management.
  • You have experience in an R&D environment with an interdisciplinary team.
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills and fluent in English.
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Date Posted: May 17, 2018