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Your journey to building a better world starts here!
WHO WE ARE
We help our customers deliver products that have a profound
impact on people’s lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to
network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create
products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are
making an impact as we support products used in the fight against
We’re a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing,
Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our
customers to bring their products to life through inspired
innovation and world-class customer service. As an employee of
Plexus, we are committed to keeping you safe with newly implemented
precautions such as virtual interviews, staggered start times
across all shifts, enhanced cleaning processes, temperature
screenings as you enter our facilities and requiring all employees
to wear masks.
We are currently hiring for full-time, immediate, career
opportunities. Whether you’re looking to start, make a change, or
advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark
on the world.
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT Engaging and challenging projects that
fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to
realize your full potential. A workplace centered on collaboration
and integrity. At Plexus, we’re at our best when opportunities are
met with passion, open communication and teamwork.
HOW YOU WILL DO IT
The Process Engineer provides real-time expertise on assigned
manufacturing processes. This role will be the subject matter
expert in PCB assembly process including prior experience working
with Surface Mount Technology manufacturing. They optimize
manufacturing processes to maximize efficiency and quality. They
strive to control the variability within manufacturing
Key Job Accountabilities:
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. Support efforts to identify
root causes of failures and sub-standard performance, and improve
efficiency. Support development of short- and long-term action
plans to remedy root causes and improve efficiency. Support
determination and execution of process-related short- and long-term
action plans for CAPA. Lead implementation of User Group standards
across the site and support User Group projects on specific
processes as required.
Training: Lead the training and mentoring of manufacturing,
product, and quality teams on equipment, processes, and non-BOM
material control. Identify technical training requirements for
assigned processes. Collaborate with higher-level functional
managers to ensure training is developed, maintained, and
implemented effectively and timely at assigned processes. Drive
site-level execution of technical training to ensure required
levels of proficiency.
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. Lead the definition of the manufacturing process equipment
calibration and preventative maintenance programs. Lead the
development, execution, and maintenance of the Process FMEA and
Control Plans. Support Product Engineering during the PPQP process
regarding defining the route, process-related ABI's, and tooling
design. Manage site technology transfer to support customer
requirements. Support customer specific capital equipment
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. Manage process compliance
to industry standards, Plexus SOP's, and Work Instructions. Support
Product and Quality teams during process-related customer inquiries
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.
Identify capability shortfalls for inclusion on the technology
roadmap; incorporate voice of the customer into the technology
roadmap. Support global evaluation of equipment and materials.
Manage equipment obsolescence and end of service support. Support
capital forecasting for equipment and material upgrade or
Lead all equipment and software-related
Acceptance/Validation/Qualification actions, as required. Support
Product Engineer during Performance Qualifications (PQ).
Lead the Site User Group.
Lead evaluation, process development, and acceptance of
customer-specific process equipment. Drive migration to
Plexus-standard equipment, material and processes.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; a Bachelor’s
degree in Engineering is preferred.
5-8 years of related experience is preferred.
Prior experience working with SMT equipment and PCB
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient
to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be
Ability to work well in fast-paced manufacturing
Strong ability to identify and solve problems proactively using
structured problem solving tools, including making timely and
Apply systemic data analysis and problem solving to address a
full range of technical and organizational problems with
creativity, imagination, confidence and responsibility.
Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to
analyze, interpret, validate, and communicate data to key
Ability to become a Subject Matter Expert for an assigned system
Ability to coach and mentor technicians and other support staff
within assigned areas of expertise.
Ability to effectively lead projects involving cross-functional
Ability to learn and utilize a variety of computer programs such
as CAD, Visio, Solidworks, and other applicable Plexus
The work setting should consist of a manufacturing environment
with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a moderate
This document does not represent a contract of employment and is
not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent
could be asked to perform.
Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully
passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality
Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus
does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability,
or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
(EOE) and encourage all to apply today!
Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse
backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake
sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas.
Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods
and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms
Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. persons.” “U.S.
persons” are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful
permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted
asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.
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About Us Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies
to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of
over 19,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain
Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing, and Aftermarket
Services. Plexus is an industry leader that specializes in serving
customers with complex products used in demanding regulatory
environments. With a culture built around innovation and customer
service, Plexus’ teams create customized end-to-end solutions to
assure the realization of the most intricate products.
We help our customers realize their most visionary ideas, and
we’re dedicated to doing our work with innovation, integrity and
Customer Service Excellence.