Purpose of Role
To develop new and refine existing processes to facilitate the development of new microwave and mmWave electronic products.
You will support the wider engineering team by; building prototype hardware, developing new processes and providing technical recommendations during new product design.
You will support production by programming, maintaining and optimising precision high volume assembly equipment, providing training to production operators and improving processes to increase production efficiency and yield.
The role will cover all aspects of electronics product assembly with a focus on precision high volume automated die attach and wire bonding assembly equipment (hybrid assemblies).
Summary of Responsibilities :
Develop and maintain a clear understanding of all equipment and processes within the manufacturing area.
Provide high-level technical support to improve and maintain manufacturing yields for existing products.
Develop new process and / or improve existing process as required to manufacture capability for new products, designing and procuring tooling, jigs and fixtures as required
Produce documentation in a timely manner and to the agreed standard for all levels of processes involved in the production of modules and assemblies.
Establish and monitor process controls to improve production efficiency and maintain product quality
Liaise with equipment suppliers regarding machinery issues and set-up new equipment, applications and processes.
To ensure that all processes concerned with product manufacture conform to MIL-STD-883 / ISO9000 Standards
Relevant Engineering Degree (or equivalent)
Experience within electronics manufacturing environment, preferably as a Process Engineer within RF electronic production / CEM manufacturing organisation
Detailed knowledge and understanding of die attach, wire bonding and SMT build processes to industry standards MIL-STD-883 and IPC 600, 610 and 7711
Demonstrable experience of process improvement and application of Lean manufacturing principles.