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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company: 
Sunpower
Location: 
Austin , TX

Description:

* Build and lead a team that will provide Manufacturing Engineering services for multiple product design teams. This team is expected to include Electrical and Mechanical Engineering disciplines.

* Act as interface between product design team and contract manufacturer as well as other suppliers

* Communicate CM feedback to design team and drive manufacturing input to the design (DFM, etc)

* Support the product design team in getting products released

* Work with CM and suppliers on design and implementation of manufacturing solutions

* Influence and escalate issues within manufacturing and the material supply stream

* Manage programs within Manufacturing which drive improvements, determine root causes, and develop corrective actions

* Drive quality improvements through the use of statistical tools and analysis such as Lean Manufacturing, six-sigma, Cpk and 8D

* Manage product assembly data in Arena Product Data Management system (BOM management, Change Orders)

* Perform design reviews including BOM, schematic, drawing, layout, routing, etc

* Assist with adherence to manufacturability and design guidelines

* Assist in cost modeling, analysis and reduction

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Extensive knowledge of PCBA and manual assembly manufacturing processes & procedures

* 8+ years experience working with an electronics contract manufacturer in a high volume environment

* Knowledge of IPC standards

* Experience working with PDM systems. Experience with Arena is a plus

* Mechanical and/or Electrical Design experience a plus

* Knowledge of power electronics and power conversion devices is a plus

* Mandarin language skills a plus

 

Minimum Qualifications:

* BS in Engineering discipline. Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering preferred