Kulicke and Soffa NPI Senior Engineer in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Support the concurrent design & development team to develop manufacturable & cost effective new products throughout the KDPD process by assessing new product concepts for design for manufacturability, design for assembly, and manufacturing based cost estimating
Provide support to engineering & operations in the preparation of detailed manufacturing assembly/test work instructions (supplemented w/ photographs) for electro-mechanical assemblies.
Resolve design, process, & tooling problems related to assembly of components.
Troubleshoot and perform root cause failure analysis on mechanical subsystems and components.
Highlight manufacturability issues and develop resolutions jointly with the design team.
Drive programs to develop supplier and/or in-house manufacturing processes, quality systems, and continuous improvement systems to achieve problem resolution with minimum supervision via workflow optimization, cycle time reduction, & error reduction.
Prepare additional technical support documentation such as: As Built Configuration Records, Process Flow Travelers, Total Quality Process Audit Checklists, Troubleshooting Guides, and Test & Adjustment, Labor Hour, & Build Yield Data Collection Forms.
Transition a stable product to the production and sustaining organizations in order to meet the Program Goals (i.e. - safety, ease of manufacture, lead-time, cycle time, quality, yield, reliability and cost objectives).
Create weekly progress report on the deliverables for your area/s of focus.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
5 years minimum in electro-mechanical design, assembly &/ test experience.
Broad/solid knowledge in Component Part Manufacturing Processing, Electro-Mechanical Design, Assembly Process, & Mechanical CAD (NX/Solidworks preferred).
Being proactive & incorporating good manufacturability principles in product design.
Experienced w/ the following computer application software: MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Word, and a Photo Editor (i.e. – MS Picture Manager). Knowledge of Job Costing applications and product costing analysis is a plus (such as aPriori or Boothroyd Dewhurst).
Hands on approach in initiating materials failure analysis and corrective /preventive actions closure.
Possess the specialized knowledge to source for alternatives to a problem.
Adaptability to changing program priorities.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact w/ cross-functional global teams, including written & verbal communication, w/ an ability to understand & simplify technical jargon, and eliminate any technical ambiguity.
Good presentation skills for in-house design for manufacturing reviews & weekly reporting
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