The Manufacturing Engineering Technician 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
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.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
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.
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.