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Manufacturing Engineer

San Diego, CA

Post Date: 02/05/2018 Job ID: 161174 Industry: Engineering

Support the design, first article, production, test and system integration for all platforms. Assemblies will include surface mount as well as through hole technology and mechanical assembly.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for manufacturing process development, implementation, and continuous improvement to enhance quality/yield, reduce cost, and improve productivity/schedule. 
  • Specify and implement automation equipment and processes.
  • Identify and assist in addressing safety issues on the manufacturing floor.
  • Support manufacturing production planning and coordination, execution and operations process development.
  • Provide production support to assemblers and leads.
  • Document manufacturing processes and assembly work instructions in conjunction with T&O Planning.
  • Design shop aids and tooling to assist production.
  • Disposition non-conforming parts, identify root cause, and implement corrective and/or preventive action to reduce scrap and rework.
  • Collaborate with Design Engineering during prototype, development and first article manufacturing.
  • Expertise in assembly methods and processes, including surface mount technology, through hole technology, mechanical assembly, and testing. Experience in both analog and digital technologies as well as a background with RF.
  • Experience with development and deployment of manufacturing automation and remaining current with technology.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in written form to both technical and non-technical audiences, especially regarding manufacturing processes, engineering issues and proposed changes, and quality issues and dispositions.

 
Essential Qualifications: 

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
  • Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.
  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems. Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
  • A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, and invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium are desirable.

Additional Qualifications 

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.

Jeana Edrozo

Jeana is a Sr. Technical Recruiter for the Aerospace and Defense industry at Midcom. She has 12 years of experience in the recruiting field. Jeana's favorite part of her job is " connecting people with their next position and networking with established relationships for hard to fill positions." Jeana's preferred method of contact is email or phone.

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