Product Manufacturing Engineer Santa Clara,
Job Ref: 37978
“Job Description: Product Manufacturing Engineer
nResponsible for production support engineering for a specific product or group of products. Assumes responsibility for product after transfer from design to high volume production. Interfaces with design,process, test, and reliability engineering to solve problems.
nEssential Duties & Responsibilities:
n• Design and debug test hardware and software to facilitate product characterization.
n• Participate in the design and debugging of mainframe test hardware and software for production test.
n• Provide project management of new product introductions.
n• Characterization and release phases of new product development.
n• Responsible for production support engineering for specific products or a specific group of products.
n• Developing and maintaining software for automated production testing of sensor products.
n• Proficient in C programming in a DOS environment incorporating GPIB communication protocol.
n• Primarily responsible for manufacturing capability enhancements that include, but are not necessarily limited to yield improvement, testing changes, and site transfers.
n• Assumes responsibility for products after the manufacturing capability has been developed.
n• Investigation and analysis of quality problems to determine cause and implement corrective actions.
n• Develops/maintains computerized manufacturing plans.
n• Responsible for automated assembly and packaging equipment.
n• Implementation and troubleshooting of PLC, sensors, pneumatics, etc.
n• Supports all aspects of engineering of current product lines through quality improvements, value analysis, and reduction of field related or production problems, including thorough analysis of current product and/or component designs.
n• Recommendation and/or implementation of appropriate product design or specification changes.
n• Maintains technical accuracy and quality of work for all related functions, i.e. analytical support, review design alternatives, perform failure mode analysis, first article inspection analysis, tolerance studies, pilot run coordination, etc.
n• Maintain technical responsibility for one or more product lines in production.
n• Implement or support quality and cost reduction efforts in the manufacturing stages.
n• Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of design and mechanical engineering concepts.
n• Performs other duties and responsibilities when required.
nSupervisory Responsibilities: No
nComputer Skills and/or Tools: MS Office
nQualifications/Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
n• Ability to use statistical tools in solving problems.
n• Working knowledge of analog circuitry.
n• ATE testing development, and an understanding of x physics are considered key attributes for the successful candidate.
n• Experience in product engineering.
n• Excellent problem solving skills.
n• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels and functions in the organization.
n• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
n• Experience with TQM concepts, SPC, FMEA, DOE, JIT.
n• Familiarity with assembly processes, plastic part design, injection molding, and machining.
n• CAD proficiency, Microsoft Office.
nEducation and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Electrical Engineering) and
nfour to six years of job related experience or Master’s degree two to three years of job related exp.
nPhysical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
nWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.”