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Senior Mechanical Engineer – Machine Design

Req ID: J2313471-IL

  • Location
    Burlington, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Category Engineering
  • Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer – Machine Design

Kasalis is a global supplier of advanced automation and production systems for the active alignment, assembly, and test of leading-edge optical devices and electro-optical systems including compact camera modules, NIR and visible light projectors, LiDAR systems, augmented reality systems, and structured light 3D sensing systems. We work on innovative, state-of-the-art technologies from some of the world’s most recognizable brands in the technology space.

Kasalis is part of Jabil, one of the top manufacturers in the world, with more than 200,000 employees worldwide in over 100 facilities.

About the Job

We are searching for a talented and motivated senior mechanical engineer to design customized automated optical active alignment and test systems for our internal and external customers. You will be involved in machine design, precision fixture design, prototyping and new platform design.  We are looking for candidates who thrive working in a small team environment with tight deadlines, takes pride and ownership of their work and delivers high quality solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with sales teams and end customers to define system architecture to meet the stated requirements for mass production equipment.

  • Conceptualize and design innovative automation solutions for active and passive alignment applications.

  • Prepare bills of material, detailed dimensioned drawings, assembly drawings and CAD models for your designs.

  • Specify and integrate various machine components including pneumatics, motion stages, sensors, cameras, measurement devices, and other process-specific devices.

  • Design of precision fixtures for customer opto-electronic devices.

  • Hands-on assembly, troubleshoot and debug of electro-mechanical systems and resolve design issues when necessary.

  • Participate in design reviews and technical strategic planning sessions.

  • Manage your project tasks and activities to meet project schedule and budget goals.

  • Machine design including frames, enclosures, mounting structures, and component packaging.

  • Participate in project planning, technical reviews, and status meetings.

  • Occasional on-site factory visits in the US, Europe, and Asia for system installation and support working with customers and our Jabil partners.


  • High level of proficiency with CAD software. SolidWorks preferred.

  • Experience with one or more of the following: Capital equipment design, precision fixture design, test equipment design, or robotics design.

  • Strong problem solving / debugging skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Work well in a team environment.

  • Experience specifying pneumatic components (valves, actuators, regulators, etc.)

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems with automated equipment in manufacturing facilities.

  • Prior basic project management experience and experience managing external resources desired.

  • Understanding of optical, electromechanical and software systems and their interactions in the context of complex industrial equipment is a plus.

  • Optics, image sensor, or electronics manufacturing knowledge is a plus.

  • Experience specifying machine vision cameras and lenses is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Windchill or other PLM/PDM systems is a plus.

Education and Experience

  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or similar field

  • 7+ years of related design experience

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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