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Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical

Company: Bruker
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, to accelerate time-to-market, and to support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We have been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for over 60 years now. Today, more than 7,500 employees distributed across 90 locations around the world continue to delight our customers with innovative solutions.

Bruker Nano, one of Bruker's four operating segments, provides customers in academic and governmental institutions, life science, materials, and applied industries with the tools to determine the characteristics of matter and visualize the structure of molecules. Divisions within BNANO include Bruker AXS, Bruker Nano Analytics, Bruker Nano Surfaces and Metrology, Fluorescence Microscopy, and Canopy.

  • Follow company policies and processes
  • Initiate and support continuous improvement activities
  • Create metrics and reports for your projects and processes
  • Document and improve your processes
  • Train and mentor new employees
  • Guide your process users and answer questions
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external standards where applicable
  • Write, review, approve Engineering Change Orders (ECO)
  • Support cross functional teams
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor

    New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineering:

    • Work with cross-functional NPI teams for New Product Development from Conceptual phase through Proof of Manufacturing, Volume Production, and End of Life phases
    • Lead the NPI team during "Proof of Manufacturing and Production Ramp" phase of the NPI projects and prepare the new product for production by making sure that all drawings, work instructions, routings, BOMs, fixtures, test protocols, and test specifications are ready for production
    • Practice and promote (DFx) guidelines, Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Test, Reliability, and Service
    • Provide feedback to design engineers during design reviews using DFx principles, best practices, and lessons learned from previous projects
    • Lead process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (pFMEA) activities
    • Contribute to design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (dFMEA) activities
    • Complete manufacturing engineering and quality engineering deliverables during all phases of NPI process
    • Create and present progress reports, metrics, and PowerPoints for your projects
    • Create quality inspection plans and first article documents for new parts

      Sustaining Engineering:

      • Support or lead supply chain improvement projects as needed (primary responsibility)
      • Support production to achieve on time shipment (OTS) and revenue goals
      • Design, develop, test, and qualify product and production improvements (tooling, fixtures, documentation)
      • Review and approve first article parts
      • Solve "off the shelf" component end of life (EOL) issues, find alternative components
      • Create and Improve drawings, documentation, work instructions, BOM, and routings via Engineering Change Order process
      • Contribute and lead Material Review Board (MRB) to process non-conforming materials
      • Utilize corrective and preventive action process (CAPA) to improve product and processes
      • Troubleshoot and test electromechanical and electrical assemblies to support production
      • Ensure and improve uptime for production test equipment and tooling
      • Support cost reduction activities such as Redesign, Insourcing, Outsourcing, and Resourcing
      • Initiate and contribute to product quality improvement activities

        Required Qualifications

        • Experience with:

          • Identifying alternate components for electrical / electronic circuits
          • Testing, troubleshooting, and improving of PCB assemblies and electrical circuits
          • Creating and maintaining Bills of Material (BOM)
          • Writing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
          • Creating and editing production work instructions and routings
          • Providing updates to internal customers and management
          • Troubleshooting complex electromechanical assemblies

          • Ability to work independently, be a strong team player, detail oriented, organized, and hands-on
          • Effective time management skills to meet deadlines
          • Above average fluency with Microsoft Office products
          • Ability to work in Clean Room Environment.
          • Ability to travel internationally (may be required -4wks per year - actual travel duration and frequency will depend on project requirements)

            Preferred Qualifications:

            • Experience with:

              • SAP (or a similar complex ERP system) (example modules: Material Master, BOMs, Routings, Documents)
              • Mechanical part & assembly design and making changes to existing design in 3D CAD
              • Utilizing and interpreting GD&T and ANSI 14.5
              • DFx, DFMEA, and PFMEA techniques
              • NPI process as direct contributor and project manager
              • Solidworks, SolidEdge
              • Managing third party contractors
              • ISO9001 requirements, continuous improvement, and Six Sigma principles
              • Similar, highly engineered, low volume, high mix, capital equipment environment that includes mechanical, electronic, and software composition
              • Process-oriented business environment

                Physical Requirements:

                • Ability to lift 25lbs

                  Educational & Experience Requirements:

                  • BS degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering, or Robotics Engineering with minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering
                  • MSc degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering, or Robotics Engineering with no min experience requirement

                    Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).

                    Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

                    Certain positions at Bruker require compliance withexport control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine theireligibility in light of export control restrictions.

Keywords: Bruker, Santa Barbara , Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical, Engineering , Santa Barbara, California

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