Process Development Engineer I in Phoenix, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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Job Description

Job Title
Process Development Engineer I

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Designs and develops processes for customer products, test fixtures and manufacturing tooling. Performs medium to high complexity design assignments.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Strong problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions
• Proficient day-to-day project activity organization in accordance with development engineering procedures
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Demonstrate an understanding of process design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design assembly and test processes for various applications and technologies
• Ability to make independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques
• Demonstrate knowledge of the manufacturing process for sheet-metal, plastic parts, castings, machined parts and electromechanical mechanisms
• Demonstrate knowledge of material selection for manufacturing customer products, tooling and test fixtures
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
• Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
• Ability to work individually or in teams
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
•Demonstrate knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
• Capable of performing a process capability analysis on a production process
• Available for travel up to 10-20% of the time, including day, overnight and international travel as required
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Focus on basic process design and documentation for customer products and/or related tooling, resulting in a product or tooling that supports the manufacturing environment, if applicable, to meet both the customers’ requirements and the Benchmark manufacturing support groups’ requirements
• Develop basic diagrams of components and assemblies
• Make engineering computations and write/edit specifications
• Create modified basic designs for new or existing products and tooling
• Verify completed work, checking dimensions, materials to be used and quantities per the verification plan
• Interact with vendors to ensure proper fabrication of mechanical components for product, testers and tooling
• Assist assembly of tooling, test fixtures and prototypes
• Perform basic design duties such as tolerance analysis, material selection and selection of fabrication methods
• Provide assistance to the Hardware Design, Software Design, PCB Design, Functional Test and ICT test for product, test and tooling development
• Contact and work with vendors to understand Customer and BEI requirements
• Follow project plan and report project status to leadership
• Develop project proposals and associated cost estimates
• Perform DFX reviews; Create necessary documentation
• Develop an understanding of Design for Excellence philosophy; Promote with customers
• Communicate with customer technical personnel regarding technical issues
• Communicate technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement solutions
• Work with customers to understand requirements regarding mechanical design
• Work with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage Benchmarks manufacturing and test processes
• Participate in the development of advanced/new technologies related to plastics, sheet metal, castings and machined parts and processes
• Drive and lead research and development for new design methods and tools
• Provide research and development for new design methods and tools
• Assist in the coordination of process engineering strategies for Benchmark Customers
• Set up and maintain the process for Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
• Create and check others detailed drawings of mechanical components using industry standard drafting practices
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format 0-5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and software
• 4 year Engineering or Technical Degree (ME or EE) preferred
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Phoenix, Arizona

Pay Type
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