SMT Process Engineer



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USD85000.00-95000 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Manpower Engineering is searching for a SMT Process Engineer for a full time/direct hire position in Austin, TX.

Major Responsibilities

* Driving improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those related to products, equipment, human interface, and product quality.

* Metrics management, corrective action analysis, process troubleshooting, and new process development/qualification.

* Operational ownership of all manufacturing processes, as well as support of all related products during their manufacturing life cycle.

* Active involvement with production processes and personnel through partnerships with the production personnel, quality and design teams.

* Supporting documentation (documenting processes and effectively communicating to production personnel) activities to ensure documentation correctness and completeness is available for all product builds and process operations.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Knowledge of hand and SMT assembly methods for electronic PCB

* Strong organizational skills along with excellent oral and written communication ability

* Knowledge of IPC-A-610 Solderability Standards; IPC-A-610 certification a plus

* Demonstrated effective analysis and corrective action implementation techniques

* Able to identify electronic components

* Able to read complicated electronic assembly drawing

* Interfacing with equipment vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues

* Design support

* Recommending product design improvements required to produce led lighting products

* Documenting state-of-the-art process capabilities and guidelines for product designers

* Participating in design producibility reviews for new products

* Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and 6 sigma concepts for process development including tools such as Minitab, JMP, etc.

* Familiarity with J-STD and IPC, IEEE, UL

Education and Experience:

* Degree in Engineering (preferably in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering) from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.

* Minimum: 3 years' experience in SMT production including programming, troubleshooting and operation of SMT equipment.

* Preferred: 3-5 years' experience as a Process engineer in the Engineering or Quality Department or senior level SMT technician.

* Experience with SMT automated equipment (Screen printing, Pick and Place, AOI, SPI, Oven, Conformal Coating dispensing) in a Low volume/High mix manufacturing environment