PCBA Manufacturing Engineer - Ciudad Juarez
Location:Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Area of InterestSupply Chain
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Knowledge of lean manufacturing and 6-sigma principals is also desired.
The candidate needs to have a degree in Engineering with at least 5 years of direct experience in SMT/PCBA assembly of both Sn/Pb and Pb-free PCBA's.
He/She must also demonstrate good program management skills and be able to lead in the solution of manufacturing problems with the MPa.
Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish is required.
The ME will be expected to successfully partner with the MPa in the development of good manufacturing practices and represent the regional team in meetings with various groups within Cisco to share factory metrics and challenges.
- MS/MBA degree preferred
- BS or BA degree in Engineering, Operations, Business or related fields
5. Failure analysis techniques
SMTA Process Certification
Quality (IPC-A-610) knowledge, training and/or certification
Problem analysis techniques (6 sigma or other)
Ability and experience with DFM of PCB's - PCB level, PCBA assembly level
Board design criteria
Wave solder profile measurement, optimization
Oven profile measurement, preparation, optimization
Screen Printing parameters characterization
PCBA rework techniques and equipment options - experienced on PTH rework
X-Ray equipment capabilities and applications
AOI equipment principals and applications
Wave solder machines; sections; optimization, fluxers
Re-flow ovens; types, configurations, maintenance
Different types of Placement machines
Stencil designs; principals
Screen Printers selection criteria
Understanding of Machine configurations
Ability to problem solve SMT equipment
2. SMT equipment
Components Packaging - SMD, QFN'S, BTC'S, LGA'S, BGA'S, 0402, 0201, etc
Solder paste chemistry
Knowledge of PCBA materials and technology - Surface finish differences and benefits
Specific Knowledge and requirements:
Who You Are
GMO Supply Chain team in Mexico is searching for a SR. Manufacturing Engineer (ME) with strong background on PCBA and SMT technologies, This person will be responsible for supporting, managing and coordinating all the technical activities and challenges with our Manufacturing partners (MPa) of complex PCBA's used in high-end telecommunication equipment. The ME will also be supporting the various business unit products that are manufactured out of the MPa and will be accountable for the following functions at the manufacturing site:
Who You'll Work With
Design for Manufacturing (DFM) inputs.
Factory readiness for New Product Introductions (NPI)
Capacity technical review.
Improvement Initiatives at the factory.
Assessment of MPa technical capability.
Non-recurring expense (NRE) review and approval.
Context Engineer Management
Quote reviews and inputs.
Write and/or approve Manufacturing Deviations
Approve Product Engineering Change Orders (ECO)
Provide Vendor Scorecard and Quality Business Review (QBR) inputs relative to technical support from the MPa site.
Participate in annual corporate quality audits of the MPa site.
Conduct quarterly critical-to-quality manufacturing process audits and track closures of any issues found in that audit.
Local leadership on line stops/Purges/Quality issues directly affecting the MPa.
Quality Metrics (driving improvements in yields, bonepile, scrap rates, and component fallout).
What You'll Do