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Manufacturing Engineer IV, Staff in Fremont, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description


Job Title
Manufacturing Engineer IV, Staff

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3960

Job Summary
Precision Technologies, a division of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. Precision Technologies Fremont has an extensive capability in mechanical manufacturing. Our customers are leading Original Equipment Manufacturers who require exacting precision mechanical production capabilities. Our product lines include the, Aerospace, Healthcare Scientific Instrumentation, and complex electro-mechanical equipment. Our Capabilities Include:
• Precision CNC 5-Axis Milling and Turning
• Precision 5-Axis Grinding of Aerospace Turbine Engine Nozzles and Blades
• Close Tolerance (Micron level) Instrumentation Grinding
• Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) NADCAP approved
• Complex Electro-Mechanical assembly and test (Class 1K & 10K clean room)
• Functional testing
• Medium to Large Coordinate Measuring Capabilities. Our Precision Technologies Division in Fremont, CA, is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer that has the drive, integrity, knowledge, education, and experience to help drive our success. The Manufacturing Engineer will provide the technical manufacturing required for the production of high quality products of production between the Program, Procurement, Assembly, and Quality Departments to promote an efficient and well organized manufacturing operation. Experience with Mechanical Manufacturing, and hands-on machining required. This position will serve in a leadership role in our quick-turn prototyping program.


Essential Functions and Competencies


•Chair cross-functional NPI reviews to ensure the product design lends itself to practical, economical manufacturing techniques.
•Review customer engineering design drawings for compatibility with “state-of-the-art” manufacturing processes.
•Coordinates with the Methods and Tooling groups and provides the technical product or specification drawing interpretations required for the design and fabrication of tools, fixtures, and process methods instructions.
•Define Statistical Process Control Key features, monitor CpK and perform necessary process improvement.
•Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) activities and takes an active role in the dispositioning of discrepant components and assemblies.
•Provides manufacturing assembly floor and machine tool cell layouts required to promote an efficient flow of product through the various manufacturing processes.
•Conducts any special manufacturing projects, evaluations or surveys as directed by management.
•Assumes a lead technical role in make/buy evaluations.
•Monitors day to day production activities for complex machining / manufacturing processes and makes recommendations on material and/or labor reductions to promote efficiency of operation.
•Serves as mentor to lower level engineers.
•Effective organization, prioritization and time management interpersonal skills.
•Supports a 24/7 global business operation as required.
•Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
•Understands and uses continuous improvement tools.
•Participates in lean activities with complete documentation including a follow up with the team in a presentation format.
•Demonstrates the ability to solve and document complex cross departmental issues using structured problem solving tools.
•Able to travel up to 20% of time including day, overnight or international travel as required.
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Attend design reviews and provides product evaluations to insure the product design lends itself to practical, economical manufacturing techniques.
• Evaluates the requirements for assembly tooling, fixtures, and equipment required to support the manufacturing operations.
• Participates in Material Review Board (MRB) activities and takes an active role in the dispositioning of discrepant material and/or assemblies.
• Coordinates with the Methods and Tooling groups and provides the technical product or specification drawing interpretations required for the design and fabrication of assembly tools, fixtures, and process methods instructions.
• Provides manufacturing assembly flow charts required to support efficient product flow
• Reviews engineering design drawings prior to “Production Release” for product producibility and compatibility with state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques.

15+ years product engineering experience; 5+ years in a leadership role and considered an engineering expert 3+ years’ experience leading technical projects and cross-functional strategic initiatives Experience with machining and mechanical manufacturing required.

4 year engineering or technical degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management Master’s degree in engineering preferred
Job Category
Manufacturing
Job Location
Fremont, CA, USA

Schedule
Day
Pay Type
Salary
Travel Requirement
Yes
Job Type
Full-Time

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