Project Engineer 1 - JDAS
Jabil Circuit
Saint Petersburg, FL

About $64,000 - $89,000 a year

At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.


Supports and coordinates operational engineering projects related to Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) and Electronics Assembly from initiation through to completion. Supports project planning, staffing, progress reporting, people management and troubleshooting for engineering projects. Ensures project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost.


Is the primary customer facing contact and lead Workcell engineer representing the Manufacturing Engineering group, responsible for production layout and capability related to manufacturing CCA’s and Electronic Assemblies utilizing a mix of Surface Mount (SMT) and Through-Hole (TH) technology along with mechanical build-up and cabling.
Provides day-to-day direction to supporting Manufacturing Engineer(s) and Manufacturing Engineering Assistant(s)
Supports the communication of Jabil’s manufacturing capabilities and those of the Engineering group; identify and suggest solutions for any immediate need or enhancement in a timely manner.
Review purchase orders, quality requirements, and Statements of Work to determine engineering feasibility and impact.
Review and interpret customer documentation and Engineering Changes for implementation into the production facility.
Understand and drive regulatory and compliance certifications as appropriate
Regulatory requirements surrounding ISO9000, ISO14000, AS9100, TUV, NADCAP
Quality requirements IPC-610/J-STD-001 Class 3
Assess manufacturing requirements (manpower, capital equipment, floor space, etc.) related to customer projects/assemblies and coordinate acquisition when required.
Drive continuous improvement and optimization utilizing proactive methodologies and trend analysis.
Assists in the preparation, monitoring and evaluation of equipment set-ups, manufacturing layout, and process changes and/or corrective actions.
Provide support for the quoting activities by participation in initial process design, development, and implementation phases.
Provide ongoing direction and training on process development, root cause analysis and systematic problem solving.
Evaluate and provide input to inspection processes via inspection aids and instruction guidelines.
Review supplier, internal, and customer discrepancies, coordinate and track the effectiveness of corrective/proactive action efforts.
Review purchase orders, quality requirements, and Statements of Work to determine engineering feasibility and impact.
Support the drive for proactive participation with suppliers and (when possible) aid in their process improvement efforts.
Interface and provide technical support on engineering and quality issues with the customer as needed.
Assist Design Engineers with Design for Manufacture issues.
Offer new ideas and suggestions for improvement. Identify and implement new practices and processes that are “best in class.”

Prior Manufacturing/Process Engineering experience in Electronics Manufacturing including:
Demonstrated knowledge of components, printed circuit boards, and chemistries used in electronics manufacturing.
Demonstrated ability to design and implement processes related to relevant electronics manufacturing technology
Demonstrated knowledge of IPC-610/J-STD-001 requirements
Demonstrated understanding of labor capacity, quoting and efficiency.
Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline preferred.
  • 2-4 years work-related experience required in engineering or project management or related discipline.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Successful applicants will have to fulfill all prerequisites for contracts. Certain position may require US Citizenship.

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.