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Optical Lamination Engineer

Company: Oculus
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

As an Optical Lamination Engineer at Meta, you will take a critical role in developing future generation VR and AR optical systems and products. You will be part of a team exploring new concepts enabled through challenging optical lamination technology. A fundamental understanding of materials and lamination methods will be key to the success of our goals. We want people who work well in teams, can brainstorm big ideas, work in new technology areas, are able to drive a concept into a prototype and then mature the design to high-volume consumer product solutions.We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their optical lamination and process development expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways. Our ideal candidate has strong process development skills, has successfully developed precision lamination methods on optical systems, has fundamental knowledge of mechanical and material properties, and experience manufacturing consumer technology products.

Optical Lamination Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Identify, explore, and enable novel fabrication processes, technologies, materials and tools in the area of bonding, lamination and heterogeneous integration needed to enable future optical systems
  • Design optical, lamination, and assembly fixturing and tooling
  • Develop basic manufacturing processes and build relationships with development phase vendors
  • Collaborate closely with technical program managers, leadership team and other research scientists and engineers to devise and execute on the program priorities
  • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional team to draft component specification, conduct design reviews, work with vendors to manufacture parts and validate results by specifying test parameters and methodologies
  • Communicate and manage overseas component manufacturing vendors
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with operations, productization and process engineering teams to deliver on research prototypes and scale up including pilot scale ramp and technology transfer to contract manufacturer
  • Ability to travel internationally when required

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, Material Science, Optical Science, or Equivalent
    • 5+ years of hands-on development experience in soft-to-soft, soft-to-hard, hard-to-hard lamination, 3D thermoforming lamination for optical applications
    • Experience with statistical quality control and process capability analysis, Minitab, JMP, DOE principles, basic statistical process control
    • Experience in identifying reliability failure modes, and providing solutions in the early stage of design life cycle
    • Experience with metrology tools, including SEM, confocal, interferometry, and/or others
    • Experience with high-volume consumer electronics manufacturing, partnering and managing Asia-based suppliers and contract manufacturers
    • Experience working with less supervision, driving hard decision making
    • Experience leading/delivering in cross-functional teams
    • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • PhD in Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, Material Science, Optical Science, or Equivalent
      • Experience in developing high volume display or touch sensor components and products
      • 3+ years of experience in leading edge semiconductor or display fabrication leading module research and development in the area of bonding, lamination or heterogeneous integration
      • 3+ years experience in novel materials development and integration for display applications
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Understanding of optics fundamentals, preferred in optical simulation (LightTools, Zemax, etc.) and image processing. Experience in LabVIEW and/or MATLAB programming
      • Experience in at least one of the following CAD packages: SolidWorks, Creo, NX
      • Cleanroom experience
      • Patent or publishing experience

        Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Keywords: Oculus, Redmond , Optical Lamination Engineer, Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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