Manager, Quality Engineering in Tijuana at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Manager, Quality Engineering

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Job Summary
Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build – including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment. Benchmark can provide specialized engineering services, including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development. We believe that we have developed strengths in the manufacturing process for large, complex, high-density printed circuit boards as well as the ability to manufacture high and low volume products in regions such as China, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania and Thailand. Our Tijuana, Mexico facility is looking for: Manager Quality Engineering & Opex
Essential Functions and Competencies
• Demonstrated leadership and people management skills including ability to effectively coach and mentor employees at all levels. • Enthusiastic and motivational communicator with multi-cultural experience. • Demonstrates effective customer interface skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and influence individuals, internally and externally, across all levels, functions and geographies. • Use of discretion with the ability to gain trust of business leaders and others to discuss and respond to sensitive and business critical issues. • Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills. • Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills. • Collaborate and influence cross functional peer leaders in order to obtain support for process improvements • Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management.
Qualifications / Education / Experience
 Develops and provides a Quality Plan which includes Quality Control policies and procedures for all manufacturing processes.  Organizes and directs the Process Control function in establishing priorities, scheduling programs, assigning areas of responsibility and ensuring that all assignments are completed in a timely and accurate manner and have complied with customer, government and Company specifications.  Directs the activities of the Process Control organization in Programs during design, development, qualification and manufacturing phases, focusing on the production phase.  Coordinates new process introductions with Manufacturing; Develop quality targets for new processes by reviewing contracts, determining the contractual quality requirements and clarifying interpretation when required; Develop quality indicator measurements early in the program.  Communicates critical product component quality issues to Supplier Quality Development; Coordinates the resulting process changes within manufacturing.  Disseminates quality requirements to all groups involved in order to ensure that the delivered products meet contractual requirements.  Creates an integrated quality measurement system with accompanying data collection, reporting and feedback network.  Initiates and coordinates corrective actions on in-house and field product quality problems.  Supports manufacturing in the pursuit of the highest levels of Quality; Drive process improvement opportunities as an active participant or team player in the improvement process.  Takes ownership for in-process Material Review Board; Maintains rigid schedule of MRB meetings and confirm that MRB location inventories are kept to a minimum.  Develops and maintains the process capability system; Drive the expansion and use of SPC and DOE techniques where appropriate and SPC support through Minitab® analysis and validations  Fosters an atmosphere of continuous improvement through the use of Process Improvement Teams and teamwork.  Manages Inspection and Audit resources to match production requirements; Seek continuous improvements in these areas to further reduce the dependency on Inspection.  Maintains a Customer-First-Always approach to manufacturing.  Supports the Quality Process Audit program.  Where appropriate, institutes internal compliance audits to ensure that quality targets are met.  Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge by keeping abreast of new techniques and methods by way of contacts with other industries, current publications and advanced education and memberships in professional societies/organizations.  Maintains an effective employee unit through appropriate employee selection, training and development, motivation and discipline, performance evaluation and wage salary treatment.

 8+ years of experience in Quality Systems/Engineering; including at least 3+ years in a leadership role required   Communicate effectively, both written and verbally  Ability to effectively mentor employees at all levels  Proven Lean implementation experience in an electronics manufacturing environment  Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools  Ability to drive solutions to complex planning issues with limited supervision  Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required  Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company  Demonstrate leadership and people management skills  Solid financial understanding, risk analysis ability, relationship building and project management skills  Lead or participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format  Available for travel up to 25-40% of the time, including day, overnight and international as required

 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive  Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt preferred  Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) and/or Certified Qualified Auditor (CQA) strongly desired. anagement
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