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Electronics Product Engineer

Job #: 105633
Industry: Aerospace/Defense
Location: CT (CT)
Description
  • Work in a core team of Engineers, Technicians, and Program Managers as well as Suppliers and Customers
  • Review PCB Fab drawings, PCB Assembly drawings, and Electro-mechanical drawings and provide input to influence new product designs for manufacturability.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment to support production needs
  • Hands-on oversight of hardware ensuring delivery to internal & external customers on schedule
  • Develop manufacturing processes for electronic assemblies to achieve defined quality and rate goals, including training of operators.
  • Coordinate Design and procurement of Assembly Tooling, Fixtures and Work aides
  • Populates product structures and routers in IFS Applications, an ERP system.
  • Prepares process documentation including standard work packages, and manufacturing instructions and process specifications in a visual format.
  • Develop the layout of manufacturing cell design including tooling, machinery and equipment.
  • Implementation of safe and sound Lean Manufacturing tools and concepts, including Standard Work, 5-S, KANBAN, Visual Management, etc.
  • Drives continuous improvement activities including lean Cell conversion, SPC implementation and SMED.
  • Perform PFMEA’s and DFM’s to identify and mitigate process risks early in the design process
  • Provide supplier management and development support for PCB Contract Manufacturers (New Supplier Assessment, Process Development, Assembly Support, Source Inspection, Etc.)

Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have a BS/MS in engineering and 10 year minimum of electronics manufacturing engineering experience.

Required experience includes:

  • Electronics Experience Required  (PCB Assembly, Electro-mechanical Assembly, IPC & J-STD Specification Knowledge)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Experience Required  (Process Development, Writing Procedures, Working with PCB Contract Manufacturers)
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent multi-tasker with ability to resolve problems quickly

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an aerospace industry production environment or test lab is preferred
  • Electronics Testing Experience a plus (Oscilloscopes, Meters, Power Supplies, etc.)
  • Experience in Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing systems or Continuous Improvement and strong problem solving skills
  • Experience working in a development atmosphere is a plus
  • Familiarity with configuration management practices
  • Fundamental knowledge of root cause/corrective and preventative action and the ability to walk project teams and customers through the analysis.