Our client offers flexible circuit solutions that are ideal for applications that demand reliability in a lightweight, ultra-compact design, like these: Medical devices, semiconductor test equipment, biosensors and implant, ultrasound, and ultrasonic sensors.
The Applications Engineer supports both front-end sales and back-end customer delivery and quality activities. Central to the position function is a translation of customer drawings, concepts, and requirements into work instructions and inspection plans used on the manufacturing floor.
The following duties will be required:
Provides technical support during the sales process including DFM consulting with customers and weighing fabrication tradeoffs between design requirements, quality, and cost.
Manages the workflow that creates manufacturing process documents; BOMs, routings, travelers, special work instructions, CAM files, and inspection plans for manufacturing.
Performs manufacturing risk assessment and creates appropriate introduction plans for new and/or difficult builds.
Partners with the factory and process engineering team to ensure process capability and capacity are established to meet customer requests.
Supports manufacturing and quality team escalations on released builds to meet OTD and quality requirements.
Assists in quality and customer satisfaction investigations including customer complaints/RMA and CAPA.
Supports sales team through customer visits, customer calls, trade shows, and creation of demo materials to showcase company capabilities.
Supports technology road-map that defines future capabilities to meet new commercial opportunities
Bachelor s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Microelectronic, Material Science or Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience desired. Candidates with alternative education and/or training will be considered with 4+ years of demonstrated experience in targeted industries.
Direct experience designing microfabrication process flows for the manufacture of PCB, IC, or MEMS products.
Experience with ERP/MRP and/or MES software for the creation of manufacturing process flow.
Working knowledge of lean/ Six Sigma methodologies; Experience using JMP statistical analysis software a plus.
Experience working in a clean room environment or clean space in which particulate control and cleanliness best practices are employed.
Familiar with the interpretation of PCB industry standards such as IPC, ISO, J-STD, and GD&T a plus