The Process Engineer develops and implements process strategies for the manufacture of RF communication equipment (Printed Circuit Boards, Wire Harnesses, and Electro-Mechanical assemblies).
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Designs and procures tooling, fixtures, equipment, and manufacturing processes for new and existing products.
• Ensures Manufacturing processes are cost efficient and achieve quality requirements.
• Applies Lean Manufacturing principles to create new and improve existing Manufacturing processes (DMAIC, PDCA, FMEA, & SPC).
• Deploys best practice principles for process control and product yield.
• Develops detailed Assembly/Test Work Instructions, trains assemblers, and performs certification testing.
• Reviews performance outcomes, investigates problems, and ensures revisions to documented procedures.
• Performs detailed Root Cause analysis; develops and implements resulting corrective action plans.
• Establishes performance measures and metrics, analyzes these metrics to identify and implement performance-based improvements.
• Supports troubleshooting of Electronic and Electro-Mechanical systems.
• Confirms quality of new parts and materials for Manufacturing.
• Support customers and New Product Development to ensure compatibility of processing techniques.
• Supports Product performance testing and trending analysis.
• Works cross departmentally to ensure the resolution of problems and action items as needed.
• Creates an organized and efficient work environment through implementation of Lean Manufacturing and 5-S activities.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Knowledge & Skills:
• Experience working in Electronics or Electro-mechanical fabrication, assembly, and /or test environment. Prior experience with RF communication equipment is a plus.
• Working knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610, J-STD-001.
• Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills.
• Basic Microsoft office applications, CAD software, MRP/ERP, and scheduling software.
• Good analytical skills, possess critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills, Such as Lean manufacturing principles (5S, 5-why, Kaizen, Just-in-time, problem solving, root cause analysis, etc.).
• Usage of basic Electronics tools (digital meters, oscilloscopes, etc.).
• Detail-oriented, accurate and organized; ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Experience working in an ISO9001 regulated environment.
• Able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Confidentiality and time management.
• Must be able to perform accurate, repetitive, and steady work with minimal errors.
• Able to work overtime as required to support Manufacturing Operations.
• Experience in creating/updating LabView test applications is a plus.
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.
• Experience: 4+ years’ experience in Electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.
• Lean/Six-Sigma Green belt (or higher) certification is preferred.