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Yohan Harnie

Address: Bessenveldstraat 237, 66331, Brussels, Belgium
Email address: yohanharnie@gmail.com
Phone number: 0482 32 49087


Highly experienced Optical Engineer adept at designing, constructing, and implementing optical encoders, interferometers, motion control systems, and optical coatings.

Peer Appreciation Award winner with extensive knowledge of engineering principles, mathematics/physics, and optical equipment standards. Possess great analytical skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, and desire to succeed.

Work experience

12/2017 - 02/2019, Optical Engineer, Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc., Brussels, Belgium
  • Coordinated the whole process of manufacturing of motion control systems, ensuring that company high standards were met and all safety procedures and policies fully followed.
  • Oversaw engineering design process and drawings, monitored test procedures and construction costs.
  • Performed analysis to identify any system errors and threads.
  • Trained and educated Junior Optical Engineers, provided beneficial advice and expertise.
  • Peer Appreciation Award winner.
07/2016 - 12/2017, Associate Optical Engineer, Mediacom Communications Corporation, Brussels, Belgium
  • Designed and constructed various optical encoders, interferometers, and optical coatings.
  • Worked on the improvement of existing optical test tunnel to reduce costs and process time.
  • Collected data, performed research and analysis, and generated reports and presentations on condition of optical systems for managers.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by Senior Optical Engineers.


09/2014 - 05/2016, Optical Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Master's degree

Activities: Entrepreneurship Society, Riding Club

09/2011 - 05/2014, Engineering, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Bachelor's degree

Top 5% of the Programme

09/2007 - 05/2011, High School, College Don Bosco, Brussels, Belgium

Graduated with Distinction (Grade 1 - A/excellent equivalent in all 4 subjects)


Technical Skills
Engineering Principles
Design Drawings
Optical Equipment Standards
Scientific Research
Interpersonal Skills
Ability to Work under Pressure
Analytical Skills
Communication Skills


09/2015 - 05/2016, Vice President, Entrepreneurship Society, Munich, Germany


10/2017, Certified Optical Network Engineer, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
07/2016, Certified Fiber Optics Engineer, International Institute of Technology Training


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