Manufacturing Technician I in Moorpark, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Title
Manufacturing Technician I

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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 Moorpark, California site is looking for Manufacturing Technicians. The Manufacturing Technicians provides and supports manufacturing equipment, materials and processes to production to ensure products are assembled in an efficient manner, meeting customer quality and expectations and on-time delivery specifications.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality and professionalism when representing the company
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Ability to work overtime when needed
• Ability to work with diverse groups
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity
• Understanding of a process flow from customer documentation
• Capable of performing a process capability analysis
• Technically proficient
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Maintain machine programs and profiles for new and existing product
• Aid the Product group in maintaining product routings, maintaining drawing packets, performing ongoing maintenance, and interpreting instructions/specifications for the floor
• Assist in process training on processes/products for Production and Support groups
• Maintain process instructions as assigned
• Aid group in coordination product facility moves as needed
• Assist Support Engineering in production startups on the floor
• Aid in maintenance of product standard routing times
• Participate as a proactive member of a Continuous Process Improvement Team, reviewing all necessary data and recommending proactive improvements on an ongoing basis
• Participate in monthly reporting analysis and data collection
• Coordinate schedules for new production equipment
• Coordinate the testing and qualification for new equipment, materials, and processes
• Assist in the training for new manufacturing equipment, materials, and processes as required
• Maintain the capital equipment & process capabilities list, as required
• Help with the disposition of used capital equipment, as required
• Stay abreast of equipment, material, and process trends in the electronic manufacturing industry
• Assist with coordinating the installation of hardware and software updates, as required
• Work with all areas, as required, on understanding and improving recurring manufacturing and equipment issues
• Drive corrective actions, according to applicable process instructions, to improve assembly quality and throughput
• Monitor work cell performance by reviewing the accuracy of routing standard times to actual times, process yield (PFS), utilization and downtime
• Initiate Corrective Actions Plans, Process Change Orders, shutdown/restarts and follow through to completion
• Initiate and perform mechanical and electronics repairs on needed equipment
• Identify work center layout issues to floor layout team

• 1+ years of experience in process and equipment improvements (manufacturing experience preferred)

• 2 year technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
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Moorpark, CA, USA

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