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Sr Engineer 1, Manufacturing Engineering

Description

Who We Are: Molex is a leading global supplier of innovative electronic solutions that create value for our customers and society. We are committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place. Connected Mobility Solutions (CMS), a business unit of Molex LLC, builds innovative automotive connectivity products and our manufacturing integration team develops the manufacturing processes that enable those solutions. 

Who We Are Looking For: Molex CMS product team is seeking a Manufacturing Integration Engineer to develop and launch manufacturing processes for the large pipeline of new products we are bringing in our plants located in China and Philippines. Ideal candidate is a smart, quick, positive, and confident collaborator. As a MIE, you know the exhilaration that goes along with the first run-at-rate, and you know the pride of building a zero-defect process. You are a great performer. If you share our passion for creating value, if you are entrepreneurial and customer focused, we would like you to join our team. You will be a member of our cross functional design team and work closely with the front-end manufacturing integration engineers and other partners that build our automotive electronic products. These parts are getting faster, denser, smarter, and more complex with every evolution. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the manufacturing strategy, designing the production processes, and managing our tooling and automation suppliers as they build and deliver our lines and tooling. The result or your effort will be the flawless launch of a robust manufacturing process capable of meeting our customers’ requirements. 

You will be a member of our cross functional design team and work closely with the front-end manufacturing integration engineers and other partners that build our automotive electronic products. These parts are getting faster, denser, smarter, and more complex with every evolution. In this role, you will be responsible for setting the manufacturing strategy, designing the production processes, and managing our tooling and automation suppliers as they build and deliver our lines and tooling. The result or your effort will be the flawless launch of a robust manufacturing process capable of meeting our customers’ requirements. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Participate in DFA/DFM activities along with cross functional team. Provide manufacturing plant’s feedback based on lessons learned and continuous improvement efforts. 
  • Study the project scope, put together manufacturing strategy that aligns with our vision and future product pipeline. 
  • Work with equipment vendors to during equipment design, development, testing and qualification. Collaborate & apply knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials. Actively contribute to equipment FAT and SAT runs. 
  • Participate in equipment design reviews. Solicit observations from the plants for a robust machine design. 
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. 
  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements. 


The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • BS in Industrial, Control System or Manufacturing Engineering or Engineering disciplines. 
  • 5+ years of experience in the manufacturing process design ;trouble shoot solutions; WI creation; PFMEA. Knowledge of various manufacturing assembly processes like screwing, soldering, dispensing, crimping, welding is essential. 
  • 5 Year working experience in process development; automation for manufacturing processes. 
  • 5+ year experience with machine builders to build and deploy manual and automated equipment. 
  • Ability to understand customer technical needs, specifications and advanced automotive architecture and effectively provide solutions to both the customer and present these opts to Molex Business Unit.
  • Good understanding of assembly concepts, mechanical aspect of automated equipment, fixturing and tooling is required. 
  • Must be able to travel up to 20-30%, including potential international travel. 


What Will Put You Ahead

  • 3+ years in automotive tier-1 advanced manufacturing development and design. 
  • Experience in cable processing industry is a plus. 


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