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Manufacturing Integration Engineer (Remote)

 

Description

Molex creates connections for life by enabling technologies that transform the future and improve lives. With a presence in more than 40 countries, Molex offers a complete range of connectivity products, services and solutions for the data communications, medical, industrial, automotive and consumer electronics industries. Our Datacom and Specialty Solutions team designs an extensive product line serving customers in telecommunications, datacom, hyperscalers, data center and storage applications.

The key responsibility of the Manufacturing Integration Engineer (MIE) will be developing a manufacturing strategy for new products to meet customers production and delivery requirements. This person will be working with initial requirements to design how this product will be manufactured with manual and/or automation production lines. The Manufacturing Integration Engineer will need to consider cost, volume and manufacturability to accomplish volume product design on our manufacturing lines.

This person will work with a focused team of Product Engineers, Signal Integrity, Tooling, Project Engineers and manufacturing plants to support product development process ensuring robust product design and manufacturability in low and high volumes. As products move to manufacturing, the MIE will work with the plant manufacturing engineers to debug new products and processes to validate product performance delivery and quality. 

This position can be remote with travel to Arkansas, Illinois and international locations. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Design the product development process ensuring robust product design and manufacturability in low and high volumes.
  • Develop manufacturing strategies for new products and drive the tooling development process to meet customer’s expectations of quality and optimal cost and lead-time.
  • Partner with product development, marketing, finance and senior management on analysis of multiple scenarios to arrive at optimal solution.
  • Identify limitations of the proposed design and suggest improvements to meet DFM and inspection guidelines to successfully launch new products.
  • Identify and lead any prototype work required in early design stage to verify use of new technology or concepts in product or process design to reduce risk and improve profitability.
  • Provide feedback on process critical dimensions and product features.
  • Identify and lead any prototype work required in early design stage to verify use of new technology or concepts in product or process design to reduce risk and improve profitability.
  • Execute manufacturing strategies to support all phases of product development process (prototype through high volume production).
  • Work with Die, Mold and Automation Process Engineers in selecting and managing internal and external suppliers to ensure successful project completion through concept, design, build, debug and qualification.
  • Working with respective tooling engineers to ensure successful transfer of all tooling processes and equipment to NPI and manufacturing plants.
  • Work with NPI and Plant Mechanical Engineers as needed to debug new products and processes to validate product performance and meet customer needs – delivery, quality and performance.
  • Support production plant engineers in ramp up of new products as well as required capacity additions.
  • Support plant projects to improve cost and quality.
  • Utilize concepts and methods to optimize manufacturing processes and daily activities.

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing engineering
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability
  • Experience with assembly systems or industrial robotics
  • Experience in capital justification, cost estimating, quote preparation or financial analysis
  • Experience with manufacturing processes; molding, tooling, stamping, plating and/or assembly
  • Experience developing manufacturing process flow for mass production manufacturing
  • Experience reading and interpreting product, tool detail and assembly drawings
  • Experience managing projects: experience setting goals, managing competing priorities and handling multiple projects
  • Experience explaining technical concepts to non-technical team members 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field
  • Experience with high speed data cables
  • Hands on experience in design, build and debug of assembly equipment
  • GLSS Certification with successful project accomplishments
  • Knowledge of accounting and business management principles




Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

For this role, we anticipate paying $ 80,000 - $ 140,000 per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form. 


Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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