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Job Summary The Electrical Engineer (II) is responsible for design, development and support of new product development initiatives for a wide variety of clients. Products and projects include electronics and electrical enclosures, PCB development, industrial capital equipment, automation systems, and consumer products.. Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for commercial/industrial controls design, component selection, test and debug. Responsible for PCB, control panel, component, and cable/harness designs from initial design through final fabrication documentation. Create electrical system documentation and execute Engineering Change Orders including schematics, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, cable drawings, bills of material, net lists. Some experience in generation of work breakdown structures and associated schedules for electrical engineering related activities, with a systems level perspective, with key requirements being accurate estimating, and execution of, time and materials required. Provide design/analysis of servo- and stepper-based electro-mechanical drives. Design and debug power distribution systems for a wide range of capital equipment. Experienced in the direction of activities of more junior level Electrical Engineers, Electrical Designers or Technicians. Proficient with the use of standard electrical test equipment; oscilloscope, voltmeter, frequency counter, current probe. Intermediate skill in PCB design, fabrication, tests, and evaluations. Capability to design to compliance initiatives and interface with compliance laboratories – UL, NFPA, CSA, FCC, CE, etc. Some experience with DFM, FMEA and other development practices. Interface with suppliers and customers on designs and specifications as needed. Transition of prototype...Read More
Job Summary Working under close supervision about 100% of the time, the EM Assembler I performs a variety of assembly operations associated with a wide variety of electrical and mechanical products, according to written procedures, drawings, and established workmanship standards. Build mechanical and electrical assemblies. Duties and Responsibilities Work from written instructions that provide detailed methods and sequence of assembly operations using a bill of materials, wiring diagrams and assembly drawings. Assemble and fabricate assemblies using company-supplied hand and power tools. Assemble electrical panels and electrical boxes. Assemble products per assembly process specifications. Work with groups ranging from 2-8 people. Qualifications High School diploma or GED with experience, prefer technical school. Strong attention to detail, focus, and highest standards for quality. Good communication skills (English), both written and verbal. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Hand/Eye coordination with some mechanical dexterity. Exposure to hand tools and power tools. Exposure to work instructions and blue prints a plus. Approximately 90% of the work is performed in a precision, light industrial production area. The remaining time will be spent in office and warehouse areas. Physical Requirements While performing the duties of the job, the associate is regularly required to stand for an extended amount of time, walk and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds. Note: The above statements are intended...Read More
Job Summary Working with little to no supervision, the EM Assembler performs a variety of assembly operations associated with a wide variety of electrical and mechanical products, according to written procedures, drawings, and established workmanship standards. Build capital equipment, bench top assemblies, mechanical assemblies, electrical assemblies, pneumatic assemblies, hydraulic pumps, small complex biomedical devices, and electrical components. Duties and Responsibilities Work from written instructions that provide detailed methods and sequence of assembly operations using a bill of materials, wiring diagrams and assembly drawings. Assemble and fabricate assemblies using company-supplied hand and power tools. Interface with Engineering and Quality Assurance regarding assembly requirements, workmanship standards and customer product specifications. Work with customers to learn new product builds and transfer knowledge to other assemblers. Assemble electrical panels and electrical boxes and troubleshooting if required. Conduct final assembly, functionality testing, hi pot testing and final calibration. Prepare point-to-point wiring according to wire run-list and diagram in large electrical panels. Integrate sub-assemblies, electrical panels, chassis, power supplies and connecting cables. Inspect and calibrate final products as needed Assemble products per assembly process specifications. Performed processes utilizing tools such as calipers and micrometers. Strong ability to assemble, disassemble and repair. Work independently and with groups ranging from 2-8 people. Qualifications High School diploma or GED with experience, prefer technical school. Strong attention to detail, focus, and highest standards for quality. Experience working effectively with...Read More
Job Summary Review and Evaluation product design files and documentation to estimate and labor, materials, tooling, and other process costs required to support volume manufacturing of complex capital equipment across a variety of industries including; medical, robotics, life sciences, printing, and semiconductor manufacturing. Duties and Responsibilities Confers with prospective customers, internal production, engineering, and purchasing resources to determine product and build resource requirements / specifications. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for quote preparation. Development of models and analytical tools to improve labor quoting efficiency. Management of labor estimation quote queue to ensure delivery of estimates to required schedules. Follow up of estimates to actuals on won business for process optimization. Formulate measurable recommendations and strategies that will enhance our competitiveness. Assist buyers and engineers on best sourcing solution based on specific opportunities. Qualifications BS in Engineering or equivalent experience in technical or manufacturing operations. 2 years recent manufacturing engineering, labor quoting, or process engineering experience, preferably in manufacturing industry. Strong manufacturing process development; analytical and problem solving skills. Experience with CAD tools work instruction development. Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal). Proficient in MS Excel and PLM systems. Ability to work in a fast paced & changing environment. Working Environment Generally works in an office environment, but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. Physical...Read More
Job Summary Responsible for developing high quality manufacturing processes for a wide variety of products, including all phases from pilot production planning to final assembly. This individual will be responsible for transitioning products from internal (CT Engineering) and external (CT customers) to CT manufacturing, and supporting those products once in routine production. Duties and Responsibilities Evaluate manufacturing processes; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators. Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. Improves manufacturing efficiency by applying LEAN, 5S and Six Sigma methods, analyzing and planning staffing, work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout. Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes. Provides manufacturing decision-making information to management by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements. Includes NPI (SPL) support of new products. Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Proficient level of understanding or background in lean manufacturing, DFX, fixture design, part design, design for manufacturing and assembly practices. Creates and maintains manufacturing records including Bills of Material, assembly and test procedures and work instructions, and test records. Implements continuous product improvements aimed at improving reliability, design for manufacturability and assembly...Read More
Job Summary This position is responsible to ensure that the Columbia Tech PCB Operation produces product with the utmost efficiency and lowest defect rates. In addition, the incumbent will assist the Bid and Proposal organization by quoting PCB labor, in order to win new business, while maintaining profitability. Duties and Responsibilities Provide labor quotes in a timely fashion. Program new assemblies using Aegis CircuitCam software. Update placement programs per ECO’s Review PCB manufacturing processes and optimize to reduce defects. Thermally profile reflow and wave solder equipment. Provide floor support, to ensure processes are optimal and resolve documentation conflicts. Qualifications BSME or BSEE and 3-5 years in a PCB production environment (CM preferred). IPC-A-610 and/or J-STD-001 certification. Placement equipment knowledge, Mydata and Juki/Fuji preferred. AOI programming and debug. Familiarity with Mirtec preferred. In depth knowledge of automated PCB programming software, CircuitCam preferred. In depth knowledge of the screen print process. Extensive soldering experience, both reflow and wave, with hands-on profiling experience. Experience ordering and reviewing PCB production tooling. Practical PCB DFM knowledge. Develop capital equipment recommendations and perform ROI analysis. Strong communication and computer skills. Working Environment Approximately 90% of the work is performed in a precision, light industrial production area. The remaining time will be spent in office and warehouse areas. Physical Requirements While performing the duties of the job, the associate is regularly required to stand for an...Read More
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