Continuous Improvement: Conduct continuous improvement efforts at the process level to reduce defects, improve yields, and improve productivity in order to deliver customer excellence and achieve Plexus’ enduring goals. Conduct analysis of process metric data to assess efficiency and effectiveness.
Manufacturing Readiness: Ensure effective employment and integration of assigned manufacturing processes. Develop and drive implementation of standard practices and tools. Lead new machine set-up and process set-up to ensure effective, efficient manufacturing operations to meet customer needs and achieve site goals.
Manufacturing Operations: Support on-going production activities to ensure we continue to meet customer needs and achieve Plexus’ goals. Provide routine technical support and expertise to manufacturing personnel. Answer technical questions and provide clarification regarding assigned processes and equipment. Lead equipment hardware and software upgrades as needed. Manage equipment and non-BOM material vendors for issues related to quality, support, and performance gaps.
Technology Direction: Identify gaps in current capabilities and support evaluation of potential solutions to fill needs. Lead development and maintenance of the Site Process Capability Matrix relative to site technology roadmap. Lead equipment and process development initiatives to close Plexus site technology gaps.
Skills and qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferred
Minimum 5 years experience required, preferable in EMS industry
Wave Soldering & Hand Soldering - Must have experience
Rework, Conformal Coating & Potting - Nice to have
Has experience of either managing change or running teams of people in the past
Excellent problem solving experience - Lean Sigma experience is a bonus