Mechanical Engineer

Job Description
Part-time/contract position for Mechanical Engineer supporting Phi Optics product design.

Location: Phi Optics offices at 1800 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL.
Hours: Initially 10-20 hours a week, potential to become a full-time position as the company


  • Design and build prototypes, create detailed drawings and instructions for production.
  • Responsible for technical documentation (Models, CAD drawings, Simulations, BOMs, etc.) relevant to the mechanical design.
  • Assess current mechanical design and optimize to reduce number of custom parts.
  • Assemble Phi Optics products for delivery to customers.
  • Identify outside partners for manufacturing of larger volumes of Phi Optics’ products.
  • Work closely with management on products and customer requirements.

Skills and qualifications

  • Preferred: prior mechanical design experience with optical assembly
  • Prior experience with solid CAD design packages such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and similar

Phi Optics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Phi Optics are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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