Manufacturing Engineering Technician I
Tampa, FL 
Posted 11 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
This position assists in developing, monitoring, evaluating, and improving manufacturing equipment and machines.  This could include programming and tooling support for the assembly & test of electronic “box build” assemblies to help ensure optimal production flow of product. 
  • Provides first line of support to production floor to maintain SMT equipment to include printer, adhesive station, chip shooter, pick & place, reflow oven, X-Ray, wash, router, de-panel unit, AOI unit, paste height and measurement
  • Assists in developing programs for SMT/Prep/Routers/Ovens/Wave & Select Solder types of equipment utilized in the production process
  • Assists with monitoring, evaluating, or improving the performance of all manufacturing equipment through programming 
  • Supports engineering continuous improvement efforts
  • Assists engineers with compiling and evaluating process control & test data to define capabilities and variables for process or product specifications
  • Assists in identifying root cause, and helps to solve issues on equipment and end product, aiding engineers, other technicians, and operators using 5Y’s, basic problem solving skills, etc.  
  • Partners with Process and Quality Engineers to review and analyze defect/yield data; coordinates root cause and corrective actions using appropriate tools/methodologies
  • Assists engineers with generating procedures, deviations, purges, and other process documentation
  • Evaluates new quality standards as required
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience in electro-mechanical repair in Electronics assembly environment which includes at least two years of experience with Printed Circuit Board SMT process development/support and X-ray equipment used with electronic assemblies
  • Hands on technical experience with SMT processes, soldering and testing requirements
  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610, J-STD-001 D, IPC 7711/7721 
  • Knowledge of NASA-STD-8739.1-4 
  • Skilled in problem solving techniques and methods (process, product, procedure)
  • Experience with implementing lean tools/methods (Standard work, 5S, cells, TPM, 1 piece flow, Set Up reduction, Poka Yoke)
  • Working knowledge of electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical operations/systems with the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Familiarity with work standards and visual manufacturing instructions
  • Able to interpret blueprints, layouts, schematics and CCO’s
  • Understanding of material and component types, styles, symbols and color codes
  • Knowledge of tolerances of 25 mils center to center
  • May require handling or exposure to chemicals used in the production area
  • Experience with continuous improvement and Lean manufacturing preferred
  • Experience working in a secured environment preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team building skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Inter, intra-department and external contact required
  • Vision corrected to 20/20
  • Continuous standing during daily support initiatives; occasional lifting and moving of material and fixtures over 25 pounds and up to 60 pounds; infrequent movement of equipment with casters in excess of 100 pounds
  • Ability to obtain a US Government granted security clearance
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information.  Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens.  Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.

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Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st shift
Salary and Benefits
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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