Electronics Technician - Manufacturing Production Supervisor

Location: Melbourne, FL
Title: Electronics Technician - Production Supervisor
Location: Melbourne, FL
Compensation: $38,000.00 plus full medical benefits, 401k

Primary Objective of Position

Supports the development and sustainment of optimal, cost-effective manufacturing process controls, test requirements and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; coordinates with the Manufacturing Engineer to improve manufacturing efficiency via the product design, fabrication, assembly, testing, tooling, and materials; conferring with Equipment Vendors, Contract Manufactures and Design Engineers. Works closely with Manufacturing to support shipment schedules and deadlines. Involved with continuous improvement teams, Lean Manufacturing, 8-D root cause/corrective actions, AS9001 directives, etc.

Education and Experience
Basic Qualifications
  • Associates degree or two-year technical degree/BSEET in Electronics Engineering Technology or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 7 years of work experience in Optoelectronics Test a similar manufacturing environment.
  • Previous fiber optic experience 
Job Responsibilities
Technical Job Functions
  • Test equipment operational duties, troubleshooting product issues, and performs testing on critical products that requires technical competence.  
  • Review manufacturing processes and implement cost effective improvements focusing on set-up and cycle time reductions and equipment uptime on a continual basis.
  • Analyze and reduce scrap and rework; identify reasons for scrap, implement corrective actions to reduce and monitor results.
  • Support new product development 
  • Identifies and assists in procuring proficient tools, fixtures, and equipment for manufacturing.
  • Generate and administer manufacturing bills of materials, work instructions and specifications.
  • Work closely with Design Engineers to transition newly developed parts into production with a focus on design for manufacturability.
  • Assists in improving a system of production control, SOP, safety, quality control and training.
  • Assist with product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and improved efficiency.
  • Works with Contract Manufactures with respect to deploying products for high volume manufacturing, providing solutions for test and assembly problems.
  • Trains the manufacturing workforce on Test Operations and complex assembly processes.
  • Expectation to implement and deploy Lean Manufacturing disciplines and philosophies as a tool for process flows, cost and cycle time reductions.
Authorities and Responsibilities              
  • Assume other projects and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is presumed to be an essential function of all employment.
  • Work with Production, Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, and Quality personnel. May interact with customers, vendors and other functional groups on occasion.
  • Makes daily independent and team decisions relating to new product programs and design projects. Has influence on manufacturing operations as related to production, schedule and product performance.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes (KSAAS)
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete and implement all on-the-job and required trainings.
  • Ability to understand the organization structure, businesses and sites, and applying that knowledge to daily tasks, communications and assignments.
Analytical, Business and Technical
  • Ability to apply job knowledge and skills to improve productivity, quality and timeliness, and to solve problems, using good judgment.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of Operation via Oscilloscopes, DVM, multimeters, bit error rate testers, spectrum analyzers, optical attenuators, etc.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting PCBAs, power supplies, ect.
  • Knowledge of ESD dissipative protocols
  • Ability to implement new technologies or methods as needed.
  • Ability to hold sensitive data and information in confidence.
  • Ability to understand and implement AS9100, ISO and Lean Manufacturing methodologies.
  • Ability to operate equipment and use tools and techniques effectively, efficiently and in accordance with ergonomic principles. Performs minor set-ups/adjustments.
  • Proficiency in software as required; ability to perform math calculations, measurement, analysis or reporting as directed.
  • Ability to comply with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to understand DOD and government standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately orally, in writing or electronically.
  • Ability to communicate work goals, progress and changes as required.
  • Ability to apply interpersonal skills (empathy, negotiation, rapport, sensitivity), to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate character, integrity, honesty, ethical behaviors and industriousness.
  • Ability to effectively participate in teams and projects and contribute to unit cohesiveness and productivity.
  • Ability to anticipate, negotiate and manage conflicts, problems, changing situations and deadlines.
  • You will be part of a QMS (Quality Management System) that continually aims to reduce/eliminate non-conformances while striving to meet/exceed customer expectations in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a manner that interfaces well with customers, co-workers, and management members.
  • Continually monitor manufacturing methods, processes and procedures to ensure departmental goals are met while maintaining or improving cost competitiveness, which includes identifying, recommending, and implementing necessary improvements. 

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