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Opto-Mechanical Designer

StaffRight Associates Halifax, NS

  • Salary $80,000 to $100,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered Medical, 401k
  • Employment Type Full-Time

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1.) Client has an extensive screening process for all candidates to verify core competencies with the required disciplines that have been documented in this job description. As a matter of information, there will be several initial screening questions in this application process to validate your expertise against the job requisition.

2.) This position is not eligible for any work visa sponsorship. Applicants must possess unrestricted Canadian work authorization.

3.) Please be sure that all your experience is documented on your resume that clearly demonstrates your qualifications to this position?

4.) Client will only consider candidates with a stable job history with few changes over one’s career.

~ Position Overview ~

Opto-Mechanical Designer

Location - Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Relocation Paid: Yes Will relocate from: Nationwide - Canada or England

Salary: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 Canadian

Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire

Degree Required: University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Optical-Mechanical Designer

Client, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is a specialized and progressive company that offers technologically advanced solutions for military use. They are now looking to complement their team with a resourceful and astute Optical-Mechanical Designer to join their product development team.

Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, the Optical-Mechanical Designer will be principally responsible for the concept, development and execution of product designs including design of custom components, assembly of the components, bill of material selection, manufacturing process development and assembly and process development.


  • Conceptualize, create and execute all aspects of the design process of products to support the future sales and marketing plan
  • Design products using Inventor CAD software
  • Create customer and supplier drawings from Inventor CAD models
  • Develop the products that can meet internal production process capabilities, and/or develop the production capability along with the Vice President, Engineering
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent and 5 years’ experience designing products with classical optics industry
  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies that can be used to fabricate the components for product design i.e. metal casting and machining, plastic injection moulding, etc.
  • Extensive experience using Inventor or Solidworks
  • Experience with, and/or the ability to fully understand the assembly process of the product designs, and the ability to problem solve issues in assembly and fabrication is a must
  • Competent with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) standards
  • Experience with prototyping and Quality Control (QC) Inspection
  • Experience in an ISO 9001 environment a definite asset
  • Must be detailed, organized and proficient with current business workplace technology

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StaffRight Associates

Why Work Here?

'StaffRight Associates Offers Highly Talented Individuals Premier Employment Opportunities From Our North American World Class Clientele!'

'Where Recruitment & Staffing Transcend Conventional Methodologies' StaffRight Associates is a premier recruitment and staffing partner that provides talent to a broad and diverse range of corporate disciplines. StaffRight was crafted out of an industry need to better manage the processes and complexities of today’s recruitment and staffing demands. With company beginnings formulated in the industry over 29 years ago, our founder realized that there was a definitive need to utilize recruitment and staffing more efficiently and effectively than what has been the typical industry standard model. StaffRight is dedicated to servicing our clients with a comprehensive, scientific approach of refining the process throughout our clients' engagements
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