Electronics Manufacturing Engineer
The Electronics Manufacturing Engineer will use their expertise to provide manufacturing input and support for electronics, connectors and wire harness designs, coordinate initial manufacturing of prototype assemblies and support activities in the shift of manufacturing to production scales. In addition, they will coordinate the development of PCBA functional test equipment in the production environment and will use statistical methods to champion continuous improvement activities.
Electronics Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities
Ability to coordinate actions across engineering, technicians and on/off-site production personnel across multiple time zones.
Ability to conduct multidisciplinary rapid problem-solving activities and propose solutions to prototype and production manufacturing challenges.
Ability to quickly come-up-to speed on new technologies and engineering challenges.
Ability to provide a strong sense of ownership to all assigned areas of responsibility and proven track record in driving continuous improvement in those areas.
Communication abilities including verbal and written communication, the willingness to discuss questions or uncertainties in job assignments and to be able to positively interact with co-workers.
Extensive experience interfacing with various suppliers and services including printed wiring board, electronic assembly and cable harness assembly.
Electronics Manufacturing Engineer Qualifications
Broad knowledge in Surface Mount Technology (SMT) techniques, processes and procedures.
Experience in schematics and circuit design for use in providing feedback during the design process and in performing debug/root-cause-analysis (RCA) activities in sustaining engineering settings.
Proven ability in using EE troubleshooting equipment (voltmeter, oscilloscope, signal generators) and PCBA rework equipment.
Previous experience in developing functional verification test equipment in support of production PCB testing.
Experience in scripting (python, C++, .NET) highly desired.
Competent in printed circuit board design software such as Altium or Mentor.
Lean six sigma and statistical analysis package (e.g. Minitab or JMP) competency highly desired.
Ability to communicate information using standard Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, Office, Power Point, Project and Visio.
Ability to use company-wide tools and systems to execute the key duties and responsibilities of the job.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in surface mount (SMT) process development and PCB manufacturing experience.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience writing work instructions, process travelers and working with assembly personnel in a manufacturing environment.
Experience in transitioning on-site prototype manufacturing and small volumes to off-site contract manufacturing and production volumes.
B.S. from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Physical Electronics or related fields.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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