Manufacturing Engineer

You will be responsible for supporting the assembly, calibration and testing of Optical transceiver modules, with a focus on optical test parameters. You will perform regular analysis of factory data and use it to anticipate and solve manufacturing/quality problems. Deliver improvements in yield, reliability, serviceability, manufacturability, testability, capacity and cost, primarily for optical transceiver design and its sub-assemblies.  Interface with cross-functional engineering teams including electrical, mechanical and software disciplines. This position is highly collaborative, and strong communication/presentation skills will provide you with high visibility amongst the engineering, production and management teams.

What you will do:

  • Take ownership of test processes and test equipment for manufactured and purchased products from production phase through end-of-life.
  • Support the creation and/or maintenance of efficient “mid-volume” manufacturing lines, specifying and/or refining BOMs, assembly and test processes and detailed work instructions.
  • Provide training and support to production and engineering technicians.
  • Qualify/document/implement/support production and RMA-line test equipment, at both CM site and vendor facilities. Propose equipment design changes as appropriate.
  • Support PCA vendors, contract manufacturers and internal personnel for PCA component and process/outsourcing initiatives. Travel to vendor sites as required.
  • Provide technical support, including multi-level failure analysis for discrepant parts and assemblies. Drive to root cause and follow-up corrective action.
  • Take responsibility for maintaining compliance with device quality system including corrective action closure, discrepant material dispositions and change implementations.
  • Execute Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Lead and participate in initiatives focused on yield improvement, material cost reduction, capacity enhancement, and outsourcing of assemblies.
  • Must possess strong communication skills to interface with technicians, production management, product development, planning, purchasing, regulatory, inspection, customer support and clinical marketing organizations.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities: Competency Requirements: (based on: education, training, skills and experience):

  • Candidate must be of high character and energy with focused attention to detail.
  • Minimum Education: BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with computers, electronics, and standard software applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics, assembly and fabrication drawings.
  • “Self-starter” attitude and comfort in a hands-on environment, where he/she can demonstrate an ability to work with other
  • Object Oriented Programming experience a plus.

Please send cover letter and resume with “Job Application” as the subject.