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Optics Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI at Magneti Marelli North America, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



  • Design optical surfaces for lens and reflector systems for forward and rearward automotive illumination systems.

  • Validate design via internal and external optical ray tracing software

  • Create tools to assist in optical product development

  • Review final product for correlation and product sign-off

  • Attend night drives for headlamp evaluations

  • Support program quoting, feasibility


  • Define feasibility of lamp assemblies per function and deliver feasibility reports

  • Attend customer meetings for lamp feasibility and performance issues

  • Create optical surfaces on lens and reflectors to meet regulatory and customer requirements

  • Give input to opticalprogram software development for enhancements as needed

  • Validate/correlate product with photometric testing equipment

  • Assist in program night drive evaluations including analysis of product

  • Solve photometry issues with mfg. plant locations

  • Define hardware and software requirements

  • Other duties as assigned


  •       - Engineering degree in optics/physics Engineering/Mathematics background

      or equivalent work experience

  •       - Experience with LED properties, selection and use

          - Knowledgeable of regulatory specifications

          - Experience 3-5 years optic design experience in Exterior automotive

            Lighting products                                            

          - Experience with CAD systems. Catia V5 preferred

  • - Craftsmanship skills