Methode Electronics, Inc

  • Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

    Division Power Solutions Group (PSG)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1707
    Category
    Engineering
    Location : Location
    US-IL-Rolling Meadows
  • Overview

    Translates product design into working manufacturing plans.  Identifies the process, procures the equipment, and launches the assembly line by performing the following duties

    Responsibilities

    • Knowledge of power connector technology.
    • Test and identify root cause and implement corrective actions for high-reliability and high-performance power electronics devices like inverters and converters.
    • Develop and implement standard work through lean methodologies.
    • Collaborate with cross functional teams to reduce defects and implement new products
    • Propose and enter Engineering Change Requests and work with Design Engineering to implement and validate changes
    • Assist with new product development validation and verification through in house and third party testing
    • Assist with new product development transfer to production
    • Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
    • Develop manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
    • Lead projects to improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout by employing lean methodologies.
    • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
    • Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; and implement cost reduction initiatives
    • Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
    • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including electrical testing or formilliar with electrical testing, FMEA's, Process flow's, excel, Green Belt.
    • Must be proficient at Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to interface with all disciplines in the manufacturing facility.
    • Must be organized and able to meet timeline requirements.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@methode.com or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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