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Manager Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Vicor Corp
Location: Andover
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position will lead a highly motivated Manufacturing Engineering team focused on producing industry leading advanced power component solutions used in commercial, server, AI, automotive and other specialty products. Team is responsible for providing and optimizing assembly processes for many of our advanced products as well as sustaining and improving processes for many of our well-established legacy power products. ResponsibilitiesSupport execution of the manufacturing plan and lead its technical implementation where appropriate. Make recommendations to enhance effectiveness of productivity, quality and safety.Transition key issues such as quality, cycle time, cost reduction, continuous improvement and process improvement into functional ME objectives.Develop and retain a professional ME team which can support the business processes and objectives. Acts as an advisor to subordinate staff members on complex technical issues. Position is a working engineer/supervisor role that will guide front line process developments and process improvements.Develop and lead capable team that can provide guidance to Design Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.Defines and directs projects to identify and implement continuous yield and process improvements leading to cost effective, high quality, high yield, and world class manufacturing capabilities.Maximizes efficiency, productivity and quality by analyzing process controls and capabilities, layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization.Relies on data collection and analysis, experience, and judgment to plan and initiate change, and accomplish goals.Lead team to research and develop new methodologies, propose new research concepts, carry out the research and document the results.Actively participate in cost reduction programs by proposing new cost reduction ideas.Analyze existing process control systems, determine their effectiveness, and drive to improve systems, leading to measurable reduction in scrap and variable cost (labor, materials).Lead ME team to analyze and isolate root causes of process issues and develop and implement permanent solutions. Implement new technology and equipment for process control and cost reduction.Develops cost effective electronics packaging improvements to existing methods and leads efforts in solutions for new products. Oversee and guide team to implement and manage real time SPC and utilize Six Sigma tools such as PFMEAs to implement meaningful process controlsSupports the organizational goal of Automotive Readiness in preparation for IATF 16949 Certification.Minimum RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering. Master's degree and/or MBA is a plus.5-8 years' Manufacturing or Process Engineering experience with an electronics manufacturer. 2 years'+ experience in a supervisor or managerial role preferred.Solid experience monitoring and improving manufacturing processes using principles such as SPC, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, etc.Experience with Laser micro machining a plusFamiliarity with principles approaches used to fabricate printed circuit boards including AOI systems a plusExperience with processes for high volume manufacturing operationsKnowledgeable in DFM and scale-up of product from NPI stage thru full volume productionThorough knowledge of related materials and manufacturing processes.Experience with the Automotive Requirements such as IATF 16949 Certification, PPAP a plusFamiliarity with advanced packaging and processing strategies for system in a package devices (SIP) incorporating high layer count laminate (PCB) and ceramic substrates, ferrites, flip chips, BGA's, lead-free soldering, MSL, transfer molding and encapsulation, high current interconnects a plus.Good hands on engineering skills and experience working on production equipmentExcellent writing and organizational skillsExperience managing technical resources in a highly automated environment.Prior hands on experience with high speed equipment such as SMT assembly and automated electronics assembly including programming and implementing SPC for these processes.Proven success working with design engineering and introducing new products into production All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Keywords: Vicor Corp, Boston , Manager Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering , Andover, Massachusetts

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