Title:Advanced Manufacturing Engineer - Electronics - IL
Salary Range: Dependent upon candidate
Location: Chicago area (West Suburbs)
Company is a leading global supplier of high performance components for the mobile phone market.
Responsible for managing projects involving process development and mechanization, in context of new product development and productivity improvement in the manufacturing area. This includes initiating, evaluating and implementing solutions to design and production problems, as well as coordinating design changes and improvements necessary to improve manufacturability.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
.Coordinates introduction of new and redesigned products, coordinates special projects and performs feasibility studies to improve quality, performance and cost effectiveness of products. Position involves travel overseas for product transfers and support.
. Support production through timely documentation, process analysis & improvement, defect analysis, and other technical support.
. Participate in projects to improve existing process and product designs, including equipment, and assist in product transfers.
. Supply technical support for overseas facilities as required.
. Provide project leadership and technical training.
. Formulates proposals for projects to design and implement new of processes, equipment, and (where appropriate) mechanization of processes.
. Assists and manages subcontractor companies in developing, piloting and implementing manufacturing systems
. B.S. in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering plus minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment . Personal computer skills and knowledge of associated applications.(Experience with windows based environment, word processing, spreadsheets, manufacturing programs (simulations and mathematical), drafting, documentation and MRP systems. . Internal manufacturing (assembly and test processes, and experience leading product design teams with responsibility to transfer products into production) . Demonstrated ability to solve issues effectively and efficiently; process and change oriented . Good multi functional skills . Willingness to travel overseas for 3-6 weeks at a time to support manufacturing operations (travel requirement will not typically exceed 15% annually) . Strong analytical skills, experience in statistical process control(Six Sigma certification desirable), DOE, and other statistical techniques . Understanding of the ISO 9000 requirements . Experience working with mechanical fixtures and tooling prints . Strong oral and written communication skills, influencing and negotiating skills, ability to work effectively on a team; self-directed and motivated; and strong interpersonal skills
Desired: . Process knowledge with familiarity in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering techniques and high volume assembly . Experience in supplier subcontracting . Good understanding of documentation required for design and manufacturing processes . Knowledge of acoustics/acoustic analogs . Experience training engineers, technicians, and production personnel . Formal training in Project Management techniques . Ongoing training in Project Management skills will be encouraged. . Experience in preparing capital cost justification and performing payback analysis for proposed projects
. Thick Film and Hybrids experience using ceramic substrates
Bottom Line Requirements:
1. B.S. in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering. 2. 3 + years of experience in a high volume electronics manufacturing environment. 3. Experience with internal manufacturing (assembly and test processes, and experience leading product design teams with responsibility to transfer products into production). 4. Six Sigma certification and understanding of the ISO 9000 requirements. 5. Experience working with mechanical fixtures and tooling prints.
6. Thick Film and Hybrids experience using ceramic substrates is a plus. 7. Knowledge of acoustics/acoustic analogs is a plus.