Process Engineer Surrex
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
The ideal candidate for the Process Engineer position will have demonstrated experience in optical component & sub-system manufacturing, process development & production line development. Experience with resolving technical issues with Contract Manufacturers (CMs), developing lean and six-sigma manufacturing strategies, and production-line transfers to CMs is highly desirable.
Travel to Asia required during product transfer. Typical stay in factory ranges from 2 to 4 weeks.
Duties & Responsibilities
? Responsible for developing and improving manual and automated assembly processes such as cleaning, splicing, die attach, and optical alignment.
? Create assembly instructions, process documentation, preventative maintenance plans, and control plans. Train, certify, and audit technicians and operators to process documentation.
? Review existing processes & enhance them to improve yield, cycle time & quality
? Facilitate the implementation of engineering changes and process improvements throughout product life cycle
? Evaluate materials and assemblies provided by suppliers according to specifications & quality standards
? Monitor process performance using tools such as statistical process control (SPC)
? Key technical liaison for our manufacturing facility in Asia.
? Responsible for resolving technical issues related to optical assembly process with Contract Manufacturers (CMs).
? Support production line moves and/or new product introduction by coordinating quality, materials, tools, production line layouts, and process development.
? Support year over year cycle time reductions
? Experience with industrial engineering a plus (e.g., capacity analysis, time studies)
? Support Bill of Material (BOM) accuracy in cooperation with other functions
? Bachelors or Master?s Degree in an engineering or materials science discipline.
? A minimum of five years manufacturing & process engineering experience in optical component/sub-system manufacturing or a related field.
? Strong background in statistical analysis technics using modeling tools such as Minitab
? Ability to work with & provide direction to production technicians.
? Knowledge of lean manufacturing, DFM/DFT & statistical tools. Training in Six Sigma (e.g., Green or Black Belt) strongly preferred.
? Technical writing skills.
? Technology transfer experience
? Must be able to work in an environment of short notice changes, tolerate interruptions, and commit to extended work hours as necessary.
? Ability to plan and prioritize activities, perform and monitor multiple overlapping tasks/operations to meet schedule.
? Must be able to travel for several weeks at a time.
Personal and Professional
? Hands-on capability and management style.
? Team-oriented, bright, forward-thinking, creative, and naturally curious.
? Self-starter, high energy level with strong interpersonal skills.
? Highest level of personal and professional integrity.
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