Teledyne Technologies

Mechanical Designer

Job Locations US-NJ-Trenton
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne Princeton Instruments
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)

Company Overview

Teledyne Princeton Instruments, a business unit of Teledyne Digital Imaging US, Inc,  designs and manufactures high-performance CCD, sCMOS, ICCD, EMCCD, emICCD, and InGaAs cameras; spectrographs; and optics-based solutions for the scientific research, industrial imaging, and OEM communities. We take pride in partnering with our customers to solve their most challenging problems in unique, innovative ways.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Design of mechanical components and assemblies for opto-mechanical instruments as well as supporting equipment. Create and maintain design documentation using SolidWorks. Take the lead in working with design/manufacturing engineers in the creation of manufacturing documents and processes. Support assembly technicians in the fabrication of mechanical prototypes. Analyze and trouble shoot mechanical issues in both prototype and production units. 


  • A degree in mechanical engineering or an associate’s degree with exemplary experience.
  • 10+ years’ experience in mechanical design, high precision instrument experience is preferred.
  • Proven ability for creative thinking.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to work independently.
  • 5+ years’ experience working with a 3D CAD package. SolidWorks experience is preferred but not necessary. Excellent knowledge of drafting standards and tolerancing. The ability to do tolerance stackups is required.
  • Working knowledge of machining and an ability to design for manufacturability is desirable.
  • Some knowledge of optics and industrial design as well as the mechanical layout of circuit boards would be a plus but is not mandatory.

What can Teledyne offer YOU?
A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Time
Life Insurance Benefits
Paid Holidays
401(k) Eligibility
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Educational Tuition Reimbursement

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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