Manufacturing Engineer
Powerex
Youngwood, PA

About $70,000 - $100,000 a year

Skills
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
Uses creativity and sound engineering principles in supporting all phases of product lifecycle including:
  • Working with the New Product Introduction (NPI) team to assure new designs are manufactural
o Programming automated assembly equipment for new models
o Developing processes and operating profiles
o Developing and maintain manufacturing documentation
  • Troubleshooting and solving production problems
  • Designing new tools and fixtures to support manufacturing
WORKING PROCEDURES:
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, progressive, multi-tasked, multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent Communications and Organizational skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Works with automated assembly processes, hardware and software (e.g., pick-and-place, dispense, vacuum soldering, wire bonding, cleaning)
  • Can interpret, understand and apply commercial industry standards (e.g., ISO, automotive, aerospace, etc.)
  • Troubleshoots process and equipment issues, performs root cause analysis and corrective action formulation
  • Develops and implements engineering and process documentation
  • Maintains and improves processes, equipment, methods, tooling and fixtures to achieve high levels of process capability
  • Develops and implements solutions to continuously reduce the cost of manufacturing and supply
  • Is knowledgeable of soldering as it applies to power electronics manufacturing. (J-STD-001 Training)
  • Designs and oversees fabrication of manufacturing tools and fixtures
  • Available for some overnight business travel (occasional short trips to customers and/or suppliers), some of which may be international
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in some or all the packages below:
o Solidworks or other 3D CAD packages
o C or C++ programming
o Minitab
o Arena Factory Simulation Software
o Algor or other Finite Element Analysis
o SPICE circuit simulation packages
o Silvaco Semiconductor simulation software
o Microsoft office

SCOPE, PURPOSE AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:
Frequent contact with other engineers, customers, managers, technicians, and operators.

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:
May direct or supervise technicians, and operators.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • BSEE, BSME, BSEET, BSMET, MSEE, or MSME degree required
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5 years in related engineering industries or jobs